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Delete a Folder or Project

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Overview

Deleted Tasks, Folders, and Projects are moved to the Recycle Bin

When you delete a Folder or Project which has tasks, subtasks, Subfolders, and Subprojects:

  • if those tasks, subtasks, Subfolders, and Subprojects are only tagged (included) in that Folder or Project, then they are deleted when the parent Folder or Project is deleted.
  • if those tasks, subtasks, Subfolders, and Subprojects are tagged (included) in additional locations, then they will continue to live in those additional locations even after the Folder or Project is deleted.

Delete a Folder or Project

Regular and External Users on all account types can move items to Recycle Bin.

Option 1

  1. Right click on a Folder or Project from the left-hand Navigation panel.
  2. Select “Delete” from the dropdown list that appears.

Your Folder or Project is moved to the Recycle Bin. 

Delete_a_Folder_or_Project.pngOption 2

  1. Open a Folder or Project’s info panel.
  2. Click on the menu button in the info panel’s upper right-hand corner.
  3. Select “Delete” from the dropdown list that appears.

Your Folder or Project is moved to the Recycle Bin.

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Option 3

To delete a Subfolder or Subproject:

  1. Right-click a Subfolder or Subproject in the List View.
  2. Select "Delete".

Your Subfolder or Subproject is moved to the Recycle Bin.

Permanently Delete a Folder or Project

Account admins can permanently delete items from the Recycle Bin.

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to the account’s “Recycle Bin” folder in the left-hand Navigation panel.
  2. Right click on the Folder’s name in the Navigation panel and select “Erase” to permanently delete the Folder or Project.
  3. You can also: select a Folder from the “Recycle Bin”, open the Folder or Project’s info panel, and click “Erase”.

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Restore Deleted Folders and Projects

Data in the Recycle Bin can be accessed and restored by anyone who had access to it before it was deleted.

  1. Click the carrot icon next to the "Recycle Bin" in the Folder tree.
  2. Right-click the Folder or Project you want to restore.
  3. Select "Restore".

Wrike Tip! You can also select a Folder or Project from the Folder tree, open the Folder or Project’s info panel, and click “Restore”.

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