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Deleting an instance


Instances on Civo will remain in your account until you delete them. Instances that are in your account, even if switched off, remain billable and count towards your account quota. If you no longer need an instance, you can delete it in the following ways.


Instance deletion is immediate and irreversible. Make sure you have retrieved any data you may need from an instance before deleting it.

Deleting an instance from the Dashboard

You can delete an instance from the instance's dashboard page by clicking the "Delete" button on the top right of the page, also shown below:

Delete an instance from the dashboard

As a precaution, the system will ask you to confirm the hostname of the instance you are looking to delete.

When you confirm the hostname, the system will proceed to delete the instance immediately.