How to Change Recycle Bin Storage Size in Windows 11

You can change the Windows 11 Recycle Bin storage size if you want. Let’s see how.

I’m using a Windows 11 PC here.

Change Recycle Bin Storage Size in Windows 11

Here are the steps:

Right-click the Recycle Bin icon on your desktop and select Properties. Or open the Recycle Bin, right-click on the blank space and choose Properties.

You can see the Recycle Bin Properties window.

You can see your PC drives at the top. Choose the one for which you want to change the Recycle Bin size.

In the “Settings for selected location” section, be sure Custom size is selected.

In the field beside Maximum size, you’ll need to specify the Recycle Bin size. The numbers here represent megabytes (MB).

Hit the OK button, and that’s all.

Notes:

  • Each drive has its own Recycle Bin.
  • You can view the contents of each drive’s Recycle Bin when you open the Recycle Bin.
  • The size of each drive’s Recycle Bin is assigned by default but can be modified.

I hope this guide, “How to Change Recycle Bin Storage Size in Windows 11,” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.

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