Delete a file

You can delete Office files from your iPad or iPhone, Android device, or Windows 10 mobile device.

To delete a file from your iPad or iPhone:

  1. Tap Open and tap the service in which you saved the file (OneDrive, Dropbox, or a team site).

    Open a document

    If you have a file open, tap Back first.

    Back button

  2. Find the file you want to delete and tap File actions File menu > Delete.

To delete a file from your Android device:

  1. Tap Open and tap the service in which you saved the file (OneDrive, Dropbox, a team site, or your device).

  2. Find the file you want to delete and tap More Screenshot of the More icon in Android. > Delete.

On your Windows 10 tablet or phone, go to where the file is stored, and delete it from there. If your file is stored online in OneDrive, you can use the OneDrive app to find and delete it.

Follow these steps if you created and saved the file on your Windows Mobile device:

  1. Open File Explorer to find the file.

  2. Press and hold the file name to open a list of actions, and tap Delete.

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