Unable to remove a feature from feature services in ArcGIS Online


ArcGIS Online does not allow the deletion of features from feature services.


This issue may be caused by one of the following:

  • The feature service name contains spaces or special characters.
  • The user does not have the permission to edit, update, or delete feature services.
  • Delete Protection is enabled to prevent accidental deletion.
  • The browser cache is not cleared.

Solution or Workaround

To resolve this issue, use the options provided.

  • Remove spaces and special characters from the feature service name.
  • Uncheck Delete Protection to disable the option.
  • Allow all users to edit, update, and delete feature services.
    For more information, please refer to the following ArcGIS Web Help Topic: Manage hosted web layers.
  • Clear the browser cache.

Article ID:000012366

  • ArcGIS Online

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