Method: people.deleteContactPhoto

Delete a contact's photo.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



The resource name of the contact whose photo will be deleted.

Query parameters


string (FieldMask format)

Optional. Not specifying any fields will skip the post mutate read. A field mask to restrict which fields on the person are returned. Multiple fields can be specified by separating them with commas. Valid values are:

  • addresses
  • ageRanges
  • biographies
  • birthdays
  • braggingRights
  • coverPhotos
  • emailAddresses
  • events
  • genders
  • imClients
  • interests
  • locales
  • memberships
  • metadata
  • names
  • nicknames
  • occupations
  • organizations
  • phoneNumbers
  • photos
  • relations
  • relationshipInterests
  • relationshipStatuses
  • residences
  • sipAddresses
  • skills
  • taglines
  • urls
  • userDefined

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains data with the following structure:

The response for deleteing a contact's photo.

JSON representation
  "person": {
    object (Person)

object (Person)

The updated person, if personFields is set in the DeleteContactPhotoRequest; otherwise this will be unset.

Authorization Scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.

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