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    Permanently delete folder

    delete
    https://api.box.com/2.0
    /folders/:folder_id/trash

    Permanently deletes a folder that is in the trash. This action cannot be undone.

    Request

    application/json

    Path Parameters

    stringin pathrequired
    0

    The unique identifier that represent a folder.

    The ID for any folder can be determined by visiting this folder in the web application and copying the ID from the URL. For example, for the url https://*.app.box.com/folder/123 the folder_id is 123.

    The root folder of a Box account is always represented by the ID 0.

    Response

    none

    Returns an empty response when the folder was permanently deleted.

    application/jsonClient Error

    Returns an error if the folder is not in the trash.

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    Request Example

    cURL
    curl -X DELETE https://api.box.com/2.0/folders/4353455/trash \
         -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
    .NET
    await client.FoldersManager.PurgeTrashedFolderAsync("22222");
    Java
    String folder = "123456";
    BoxTrash trash = new BoxTrash(api);
    trash.deleteFolder(folderID);
    Python
    folder = client.folder(folder_id='22222')
    client.trash().permanently_delete_item(folder)
    print('The folder was deleted from trash!')
    Node
    client.folders.deletePermanently('22222')
    	.then(() => {
    		// deletion succeeded — no value returned
    	});