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Deleting a GeoPoint

There are two ways to delete a geopoint from the Geolocation storage:

Deleting a GeoPoint using the Backendless Console

To delete a geo point using the Backendless Console:

  1. Log in to the Backendless Console, select your app and click the Geolocation icon.
  2. Select a geo category containing the geopoint to be deleted.
  3. Click the checkboxes next to the geopoint(s) which should be deleted.
  4. Click Delete Selected from the button bar as shown below:
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  5. Click Delete in the confirmation popup to confirm the deletion.
  6. A confirmation notification will appear in the top right corner.

Deleting a GeoPoint with the API

Method

DELETE

URL:

https://api.backendless.com/<application-id>/<REST-api-key>/geo/points/<objectId>

where:

Argument                Description
<application id> ID of the application which can be obtained from the Manage > App Settings screen of the Backendless Console
<REST-api-key> REST API key of your application. You can get the value from the Manage > App Settings section of the Backendless Console.
<objectId> value of the objectId property of a geopoint to delete.

Request headers

Content-Type: application/json  
user-token: optional value obtained as a result of the login operation.

where:

Argument                Description
Content-Type Must be set to application/json. This header is mandatory.
user-token Optional header. Contains a value returned by Backendless in a preceding user Login API call. If user-token is set in the request, the currently logged in user will be assigned to the ownerId property of the user object which is being saved.  Additionally, the operation will be executed with the security policy associated currently logged in user. This means all permissions associated with the user and the roles assigned to the user will be enforced by Backendless.

Response Body

None

Sample

curl -X DELETE \  
-v "https://api.backendless.com/XXXX-XXXX-XXXX/ZZZZ-ZZZZ-ZZZZ/geo/points/YOUR-GEOPOINT-OBJECTID"