Deleted texts are stored in a hidden folder on your phone's memory that you can't access using a File Explorer app. When it comes to deleting other types of files, such as photos, the good news is that most apps have a “Recycle Bin” or Trash folder, so it's a good idea to check those to see if you can retrieve them.
@frazzm, no such thing as a trash bin on an iPhone or iCloud even. The Trash bin only exists on macOS.
How to empty trash in the Mail app on an iPhone
Get to the Advanced settings and open the Deleted Mailbox option. Step 2: Click on the Trash icon and tap on Edit option to choose the mails which you want to delete. If you don't want to keep any of the emails, then choose the “Trash All” option and all the useless mail will be erased from your iPhone permanently.
All replies. There is no Trash or Recycle Bin on the iPhone. To retrieve a deleted note, you would have to restore the phone to a backup that was made when the note was on the phone.
The users who are new to the iPhone don't have any idea that there is any Trash on iPhone. Like Mac trash or Windows Recycle Bin, there is no iPhone trash folder where all the deleted files are stored on iPhone. However, the trash section is built-in apps like Photos, Contact, Notes, and Mail.
With archiving set as the action that discards mail, you can delete from the archiving button but not by swiping. Instead, select More > Move Message, then select Trash. Tap Account at the top of the screen, or swipe in from the left, to return to the previous screen. Finish by selecting Done.
How to empty trash in the Photos app on an iPhone
Step 1. Launch Umate from your desktop, and plug in your iPhone to your computer. Step 2. Click on the “Quick Scan” button to let the program scan your iPhone and find out all junk files and temporary files.
To empty the Photos trash on iPhone, complete the next steps:
Empty iPhone trash in mail is easy, and you should follow the next steps to clear mail trash periodically.
How to Empty Trash in the iPhone's Mail App