Method: users.messages.delete

Immediately and permanently deletes the specified message. This operation cannot be undone. Prefer messages.trash instead.

HTTP request

DELETE https://gmail.googleapis.com/gmail/v1/users/{userId}/messages/{id}

The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters

Parameters
userId

string

The user's email address. The special value me can be used to indicate the authenticated user.

id

string

The ID of the message to delete.

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body will be empty.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:

  • https://mail.google.com/

For more information, see the OAuth 2.0 Overview.