How to delete an NFT collection on OpenSea5 min read

OpenSea lets you create an NFT collection. You can do this by going to your collections and clicking on “Create a collection.” Once you’ve created a collection, you can add items to it by clicking “Add Item.” This will save you much time because you don’t need to provide blockchain and collection.

You can also edit or delete your NFT collection if you no longer want it. If you delete an NFT collection, all its items will also be deleted.

In this article, we will go through how to create and delete an NFT collection in OpenSea.

One of the pressing questions we have encountered is, Is it possible to delete an NFT collection in OpenSea? Yes, you can delete an NFT collection in OpenSea.

However, you must own all of the items in the collection. If you are not the owner of all items in the collection, you cannot delete the collection.

For instance, if you sold one of your NFTs, you cannot delete it because you no longer own it. Before deleting an NFT collection, be sure to change its name and URL so that you can reuse it if you decide to create a new collection.

Why can’t I delete an NFT collection in OpenSea?

You can’t delete an NFT collection in OpenSea because you don’t have all the items it contains. If you have all the items but still cannot delete the collection, the OpenSea website may be experiencing issues or may be undergoing maintenance.

If so, you should try again later. Always check the status of the platform before carrying out an operation. You can check the status of the site here: https://status.opensea.io/.

How to delete an NFT collection in OpenSea

To delete an NFT collection in OpenSea, you need to click on your profile picture and then on “My collections.”

Once you are in your collections, you must click on the three dots of the collection you want to edit or delete and click on “Edit.”

Finally, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Delete Collection” to delete your NFT collection. Note that you can only delete an NFT collection if you have all the items in it.

If you recently sold an NFT from your collection, you will not be able to delete it.

Here are the steps on how to delete an NFT collection in OpenSea:

Step One: Access your collections

NFT Collection in Opensea - Collection

First, go to OpenSea and connect your wallet if you haven’t already.

Once you are logged in to your wallet, click on the profile picture in the top navigation bar.

You will now see several options, including “Profile,” “Favorites,” “Title List,” and more.

Click on “My collections” under your account to see your NFT collections.

Step Two: Edit your collection

NFT Collection in Opensea - Edit

After clicking on “My collections,” you will see a list of NFT collections that you own. Now, you need to navigate to the exact NFT collection that you want to delete. Ensure you are on the exact collection. Click on the three dots of the collection you want to remove. Finally, click “Edit” to edit the NFT collection.

Next Step: Click “Delete Collection.”

NFT Collection in Opensea - Delete

Click “Edit,” and you will be taken to the edit page.

On the edit page, you will be able to edit the NFT collection. This includes image, name, external link, etc. 

Also, you can delete the NFT collection if you no longer want it. To do this, scroll down the page. At the bottom of the page, you will see a few buttons.

This includes “Submit Changes” and “Delete Collection.” To delete your NFT collection, click “Delete collection.”

Last Step: Confirm deletion of your NFT collection

NFT Collection in Opensea - Confirmation

After clicking “Delete Collection,” a pop-up message will appear. You will now need to confirm the deletion of your NFT collection.

To delete your NFT collection, you must have all the items in it. If you don’t have all the items in it, you won’t be able to delete the collection.

Before deleting your collection, be sure to change the name and URL. This way, you can reuse it if you decide to create a new NFT collection.

To confirm the deletion of your collection, click “Delete collection.” Note that deleting an NFT collection on OpenSea will not cost you gas fees.

You have successfully deleted your NFT collection! All items in the collection will also be deleted.

Conclusion

Deleting your NFT collection is an irreversible process. Therefore, you should think hard and well before deciding to delete one.

You can always choose to create a new NFT collection at any time after deleting one. If you are having trouble deleting your NFT collection, please try again later.

This is because the OpenSea website may be cluttered or undergoing maintenance.