Permanently delete folder

delete
https://api.box.com/2.0
/folders/:folder_id/trash

Permanently deletes a folder that is in the trash. This action cannot be undone.

Request

application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
0

The unique identifier that represent a folder.

The ID for any folder can be determined by visiting this folder in the web application and copying the ID from the URL. For example, for the url https://*.app.box.com/folder/123 the folder_id is 123.

The root folder of a Box account is always represented by the ID 0.

Response

none

Returns an empty response when the folder was permanently deleted.

application/jsonClient Error

Returns an error if the folder is not in the trash.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -X DELETE https://api.box.com/2.0/folders/4353455/trash \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
.NET
await client.FoldersManager.PurgeTrashedFolderAsync("22222");
Java
String folder = "123456";
BoxTrash trash = new BoxTrash(api);
trash.deleteFolder(folderID);
Python
folder = client.folder(folder_id='22222')
client.trash().permanently_delete_item(folder)
print('The folder was deleted from trash!')
Node
client.folders.deletePermanently('22222')
	.then(() => {
		// deletion succeeded — no value returned
	});