Notice: important security update for Drive document URLs and resource keys. For more information, refer to Access link-shared files using resource keys

Revisions: delete

Permanently deletes a file version. You can only delete revisions for files with binary content in Google Drive, like images or videos. Revisions for other files, like Google Docs or Sheets, and the last remaining file version can't be deleted. Try it now.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
fileId string The ID of the file.
revisionId string The ID of the revision.


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes:


Some scopes are restricted and require a security assessment for your app to use them. For more information, see the authentication and authorization page.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns an empty response body.

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