LiveChatMessages: delete

Deletes a chat message. The API request must be authorized by the channel owner or a moderator of the live chat associated with the ban.

Common use cases


HTTP request



This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).



The following table lists the parameters that this query supports. All of the parameters listed are query parameters.

Required parameters
id string
The id parameter specifies the YouTube chat message ID of the resource that is being deleted.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.


If successful, this method returns an HTTP 204 response code (No Content).


The following table identifies error messages that the API could return in response to a call to this method. See the error message documentation for more detail.

Error type Error detail Description
forbidden (403) forbidden You don't have the permissions required to delete the specified message.
forbidden (403) modificationNotAllowed The specified liveChatMessage resource cannot be deleted. The id parameter might identify a message created by a moderator or another user whose messages cannot be deleted.
notFound (404) liveChatMessageNotFound The message that you are trying to delete cannot be found. Check the value of the id parameter to ensure it is correct.

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