Android: Delete entire database

I would like to delete a complete database created by my application.

Do you know any adb command, or android sentence to do it?

Asked by: Lily931 | Posted: 20-01-2022

Answer 1

You can run the command:

adb -s emulator-5554 shell (or whatever port you use)
cd /data/data/<packagename>/databases/

By typing ls, you will see the databases created and you can remove the one you want with rm

rm myapp.db

See more here

Answered by: Marcus796 | Posted: 21-02-2022

Answer 2

I think you need to start up your emulator with the command: -wipe-data

Answered by: Aida713 | Posted: 21-02-2022

Answer 3

Also, in Eclipse you can go to "Window -> Show View -> Other... -> Android -> File Explorer"

Then navigate to "data/data//databases"

Select the database file, then click the red minus sign to "delete the selection"

Answered by: Audrey346 | Posted: 21-02-2022

Answer 4

go to DDMS->FleExplorer-data/data/packagename/databases/name_of_database

click on the name_of_database and press the red minus!

If you don't have the FileExplorer go to Window->ShowView->FileExplorer

Answered by: Maria284 | Posted: 21-02-2022

Answer 5

Perhaps this is too obvious but uninstalling the application via Manage Applications will remove the db, assuming it's in the application's files dir.

Answered by: Sienna809 | Posted: 21-02-2022

Answer 6

The clear data button will actually delete the database without uninstalling the entire app.

Answered by: Arnold993 | Posted: 21-02-2022

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