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How to delete an Instance

Reviewed on 20 February 2024Published on 26 May 2021

This page shows you how to delete an Instance.


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

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • Owner status or IAM permissions allowing you to perform actions in the intended Organization
  • 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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