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Delete files with Cloud Storage on Flutter

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
final desertRef = storageRef.child("images/desert.jpg");

// Delete the file
await desertRef.delete();

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.