YouTube

Playlists: delete

Deletes a playlist. Try it now.

Request

HTTP request

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

Authorization

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

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtubepartner
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube

Parameters

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 ID for the playlist that is being deleted. In a playlist resource, the id property specifies the playlist's ID.
Optional parameters
onBehalfOfContentOwner string This parameter can only be used in a properly authorized request. Note: This parameter is intended exclusively for YouTube content partners.

The onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter indicates that the request's authorization credentials identify a YouTube CMS user who is acting on behalf of the content owner specified in the parameter value. This parameter is intended for YouTube content partners that own and manage many different YouTube channels. It allows content owners to authenticate once and get access to all their video and channel data, without having to provide authentication credentials for each individual channel. The CMS account that the user authenticates with must be linked to the specified YouTube content owner.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.

Response

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

Errors

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
notFound (404) playlistNotFound The playlist identified with the request's id parameter cannot be found.

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