Delete file in Java

Even though creating a file in Java is easy, deleting a file is easier. In this tutorial, I will guide you how to delete a file in Java.

The File object, which is the main file management object since Java version 6 and earlier, cannot be ignored.

In this object, we can use the delete() method to delete any file. The condition to delete a file is that: the file must exist on your computer.

Using this method will return a boolean value, true if we delete successfully, otherwise, if the value is false then surely the error occurs.

If you do not use the File object, you can also use the Files object introduced since Java 7. This object provides us with a method called delete() to delete any file.

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