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How to delete an Instance

Reviewed on 18 December 2023Published on 26 May 2021

This page shows you how to delete an Instance.

Security & Identity (IAM)

To perform certain actions described below, you must either be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed, or an IAM user with the necessary permissions.


Deleting an Instance is an irreversible action. Any data stored on your Instance will be lost.

  • You have an account and are logged into the Scaleway console
  • You have created an Instance

How to delete an Instance

  1. Click Instances in the Compute section of the side menu. The Instances page displays.

  2. Click the «See more Icon» icon next to the Instance you want to delete, and select Delete from the drop-down menu.

    A pop-up asks you to confirm the action.

  3. Type DELETE to confirm your choice.

  4. If your Instance has associated IPs or Block Storage volumes, you will be asked whether you want to delete them as well. Check the corresponding box to delete them along with your Instance.

  5. Click Delete Instance

    You are returned to the list of your Instances, where the Instance you deleted no longer appears.

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