Delete a bucket

Demonstrates deleting a Cloud Storage bucket.

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For more information, see the Cloud Storage C# API reference documentation.

using Google.Cloud.Storage.V1;
using System;

public class DeleteBucketSample
    public void DeleteBucket(string bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name")
        var storage = StorageClient.Create();
        Console.WriteLine($"The bucket {bucketName} was deleted.");


For more information, see the Cloud Storage C++ API reference documentation.

namespace gcs = ::google::cloud::storage;
[](gcs::Client client, std::string const& bucket_name) {
  google::cloud::Status status = client.DeleteBucket(bucket_name);

  if (!status.ok()) throw std::runtime_error(status.message());
  std::cout << "The bucket " << bucket_name << " was deleted successfully.\n";


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Go API reference documentation.

import (


// deleteBucket deletes the bucket.
func deleteBucket(w io.Writer, bucketName string) error {
	// bucketName := "bucket-name"
	ctx := context.Background()
	client, err := storage.NewClient(ctx)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("storage.NewClient: %v", err)
	defer client.Close()

	ctx, cancel := context.WithTimeout(ctx, time.Second*10)
	defer cancel()

	bucket := client.Bucket(bucketName)
	if err := bucket.Delete(ctx); err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("Bucket(%q).Delete: %v", bucketName, err)
	fmt.Fprintf(w, "Bucket %v deleted\n", bucketName)
	return nil


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Java API reference documentation.


public class DeleteBucket {
  public static void deleteBucket(String projectId, String bucketName) {
    // The ID of your GCP project
    // String projectId = "your-project-id";

    // The ID of the bucket to delete
    // String bucketName = "your-unique-bucket-name";

    Storage storage = StorageOptions.newBuilder().setProjectId(projectId).build().getService();
    Bucket bucket = storage.get(bucketName);

    System.out.println("Bucket " + bucket.getName() + " was deleted");


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Node.js API reference documentation.

 * TODO(developer): Uncomment the following lines before running the sample.
// The ID of your GCS bucket
// const bucketName = 'your-unique-bucket-name';

// Imports the Google Cloud client library
const {Storage} = require('@google-cloud/storage');

// Creates a client
const storage = new Storage();

async function deleteBucket() {
  await storage.bucket(bucketName).delete();
  console.log(`Bucket ${bucketName} deleted`);



For more information, see the Cloud Storage PHP API reference documentation.

use Google\Cloud\Storage\StorageClient;

 * Delete a Cloud Storage Bucket.
 * @param string $bucketName The name of your Cloud Storage bucket.
function delete_bucket($bucketName)
    // $bucketName = 'my-bucket';

    $storage = new StorageClient();
    $bucket = $storage->bucket($bucketName);
    printf('Bucket deleted: %s' . PHP_EOL, $bucket->name());


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Python API reference documentation.

from import storage

def delete_bucket(bucket_name):
    """Deletes a bucket. The bucket must be empty."""
    # bucket_name = "your-bucket-name"

    storage_client = storage.Client()

    bucket = storage_client.get_bucket(bucket_name)

    print(f"Bucket {} deleted")


For more information, see the Cloud Storage Ruby API reference documentation.

def delete_bucket bucket_name:
  # The ID of your GCS bucket
  # bucket_name = "your-unique-bucket-name"

  require "google/cloud/storage"

  storage =
  bucket  = storage.bucket bucket_name, skip_lookup: true


  puts "Deleted bucket: #{}"

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