How To Delete Locked Files on Your Mac? (Unlock Files in Trash) (MacBook Pro — Late 2011)
Jun 1, 2023 — I have been noticing lately that some time after completing an app and removing any other apps from the system, the locked files or folders that would normally be located in Documents, Pictures, and Videos, sometimes pop up again in Documents, Pictures etc, even though I had removed them from my computer.
Do this every once in a while to get rid of that issue and keep on using your computer. I think the locked files are still there as I can see that they are marked as containing certain type of files with the name of a certain application.
How to delete locked files (or other folders) on my OS X (Unlock Files in Trash) — Thomas L.
Dec 20, 2023 — The process is very simple. To find your locked files, open the Finder. Click “Go” in the menu bar then select “Go To Folder or File.” In the location box that pops up, select the folder or file you wish to lock. You will see icons with padlock symbols at the top, this is a way to tell if a file or folder is stuck. Now, press Command and then a space and your name is going to be automatically typed into the box. (example: Get info in Photos, or in C:\Users\