How to Delete Your Uploaded Videos

By Harmonie Duhamel

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Harmonie Duhamel

Harmonie is a Senior digital marketer with over 6 years in the Tech Industry. She has a strong marketing and sales background and loves to work in multilingual environments.

     

    You probably need to delete videos from time to time because they are no longer relevant, you need storage space, or for other reasons. To delete your video content in your Dacast account, you will need to move the videos to your “Trash” folder and then select ‘Empty Trash’. 

    To do so, we invite you to review the step by step walkthrough below:

    Move your video(s) to the trash folder

    1. Once in your Dacast account, click on ‘Videos’ on the left menu of your dashboard:

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - videos section

    1. Check the box of the video content you would like to delete and click the ‘Delete’ button as shown below:

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - videos selection to delete

    1. If you wish to delete multiple videos simultaneously, you can Mark/Unmark content by clicking the checkboxes on the left side of your VOD list.
      When satisfied with the selection, select ‘Delete’ in the “Bulk Actions” options: 

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - videos delete bulk actions

    Empty the trash folder

    All deleted videos will stay on the Trash folder for 14 days upon deletion; they will then be permanently deleted. You can also manually empty the Trash folder to immediately free up storage space.

    1. To access the Trash folder, click on the “Folders” option, available on your left side menu as shown below:

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - Folders section

    1. Then, click “Trash”. 

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - Folders > Trash tab

    1. You can delete your videos files from the trash permanently by marking them using the main checkbox and clicking “Empty trash” as shown below:

    Dacast - how to delete uploaded videos - Trash > Empty trash

    If you still need help to delete video content or have any questions regarding Dacast setup, Please contact us anytime via our chat or email.

     

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    Harmonie Duhamel

    Harmonie is a Senior digital marketer with over 6 years in the Tech Industry. She has a strong marketing and sales background and loves to work in multilingual environments.

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