Delete a list view in SharePoint Online

You may want to delete a view because it no longer serves a purpose or because you want to keep the number of views manageable. You need Edit permission level or higher to delete a view.

Delete a list view

Note: Does your screen look different than the examples here? Your administrator may have classic experience set on the list, or you're using an earlier version. If so, see Create, change, or delete a view of a list or library. If you're a list owner, site owner, or administrator, see Switch the default experience for lists or document libraries from new or classic for the steps to set the default experience.

  1. In the app launcher Office 365 app launcher icon , click SharePoint, locate and go to the site, and then open the list. If you can’t find the list, click Settings Settings icon , click Site Contents, and then open the list.

  2. In the Command bar, click View options Lists View Options Icon , and then click Manage views.

    If View options Lists View Options Icon is not visible, make sure you are not editing a list or have not selected one or more items. Also, you may not have permission. In that case, contact the Office 365 admin or the site or list owners.

  3. At the bottom of the Settings page, in the Views section, click the view name you want to delete.

  4. At the top of the Edit View page, click Delete.

    Note: If Delete is not an option, this may be the default view for the list, and you cannot delete a default view. You need to first create or change modify another view and make it the default.

  5. When prompted to confirm, click OK.

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