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Delete files with Cloud Storage for C++

Stay organized with collections Save and categorize content based on your preferences.

After uploading files to Cloud Storage, you can also delete them.

Delete a File

To delete a file, first create a reference to that file. Then call the Delete() method on that reference.

// Create a reference to the file to delete.
StorageReference *desert_ref = storage_ref.Child("images/desert.jpg");

// Delete the file
Future future = desert_ref.Delete();

// Wait for operation to complete...

if (future.Error() != firebase::storage::kErrorNone) {
  // Uh-oh, an error occurred!
} else {
  // File deleted successfully
}

Handle Errors

There are a number of reasons why errors may occur on file deletes, including the file not existing, or the user not having permission to delete the desired file. More information on errors can be found in the Handle Errors section of the docs.