PlaylistItems: delete

Deletes a playlist item. Try it now.

Quota impact: A call to this method has a quota cost of approximately 50 units.


HTTP request

DELETE https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/playlistItems


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



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

Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
id string The id parameter specifies the YouTube playlist item ID for the playlist item that is being deleted. In a playlistItem resource, the id property specifies the playlist item's ID.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.


If successful, this method returns a playlistItem resource in the response body.


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

Error type Error detail Description
forbidden (403) playlistItemsNotAccessible The request is not properly authorized to delete the specified playlist item.
notFound (404) playlistItemNotFound The playlist item identified with the request's id parameter cannot be found.

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