Subscriptions: delete

Deletes a subscription. 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/subscriptions


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 subscription ID for the resource that is being deleted. In a subscription resource, the id property specifies the YouTube subscription ID.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.


If successful, this method returns a subscription 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
badRequest (400) accountClosed The account attempting to create the subscription has been closed.
badRequest (400) accountSuspended The account attempting to create the subscription has been suspended.
forbidden (403) subscriptionForbidden The request is not properly authenticated or not supported for this channel.
notFound (404) subscriptionNotFound The subscription that you are trying to delete cannot be found. Check the value of the request's id parameter to ensure that it is correct.

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