Deleting a board

In order to delete a board, you'll need to close the board first. Closing a board is similar to archiving a card—you can leave it in your "Closed boards" list if you think you might want to use it again someday, or you can delete the board permanently once it's closed.

In Standard and Premium Workspaces, the Admins can close and delete any board within the Workspace, but of Free plan, only the admin of the board will be able to do it.

Deleting a board is permanent, and deleted boards cannot be recovered.

Deleting an open board

1. To delete a board that is still open, first open your board menu, and on the bottom of the page, click on “Close board”.

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2. Finally, choose the option 'Permanently delete board'. The board is permanently deleted after choosing this option!

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Deleting a closed board

To delete a board that you've already closed, click on ‘View closed boards’ button at the bottom of your Boards page.

Board in Trello with the View All Closed Boards option emphasized

From there, you'll see a list of your closed boards with a 'Delete' button for any board that you're an admin for. Click on that button to delete the board permanently.

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Is there another way to delete a board?

You can also delete your closed boards using our Delete Boards tool:

Admin access is still required to delete a board using this tool.

Can I delete a board in the mobile app?

In the iOS app, it isn't possible to delete a board, but you can close a board. You can fully delete a board by logging in to Trello on your iOS device's supported browser. In the Android app, you can close and delete a board.

Recovering a deleted board

Deleting a board is permanent, and deleted boards cannot be recovered.

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