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Chapter 120. Delete a User Type


The Delete a User Type tool is used to remove custom User Types when they are no longer required.

If a 'Delete' link is not displayed adjacent to the User Type you wish to remove on the Manage User Types tool, it means this is a default type. Default types cannot be removed, but they can be edited. If it is a custom type, you can delete the type after revoking it from everyone to whom it is assigned.

To remove a custom type that is currently in use:

  1. Use the User Data Report to get a report of all users with this type.

  2. Use the Edit a User tool to remove this type from each user's record or use the Upload Data tool to perform a batch update of the database. If you are not familiar with the Upload Data tool, be sure to read the page help before using this tool.

  3. Once all users have been decoupled from this type, it can be immediately deleted.


Deleting a type is permanent. Before deleting a type, be sure it isn't needed to retrieve this group of users in searches.

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How to Delete a User Type


Details of the User Type you selected are displayed for you to review. If you are sure you want to permanently delete this type, click Delete.


This User Type has been permanently deleted!

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