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How to delete the files from external storage using java code in android?
Posted 3-Jun-13 20:59pm
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Solution 1

Hello Suma,

Make sure the manifest file for your app contains following permission entries then you can use the code given below to delete a file from external storage.
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
Code for Deletion
File file = new File(YOUR_FILE_PATH);
boolean isSuccess = file.delete();
_Amy at 4-Jun-13 4:18am
+5! I just added few links which will explain about storage option in Android. Please see the solution below.
Maciej Los at 4-Jun-13 5:09am
Agree! +5
Prasad Khandekar at 4-Jun-13 5:27am
Thank's Maciej.
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Solution 2

I agree with Prasad in Solution 1[^]. I am adding few links which will explain you about storage option in android.
Storage Options[^]
Android Environment[^]

Maciej Los at 4-Jun-13 5:09am
_Amy at 4-Jun-13 5:10am
Thanks Maciej. ;)
Prasad Khandekar at 4-Jun-13 5:28am
Thank's Amy for providing additional info. +5.
_Amy at 4-Jun-13 5:30am
Thank You Prasad. :)
suma from bangalore at 4-Jun-13 5:59am
Thank you Prasad:-)

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