How To Delete A Card On Trello

In many scenarios, you may find it necessary to delete a card on Trello. Whether you’ve completed a task, or something has simply become irrelevant, removing a card from your board can help maintain organization and clarity. However, it’s important to note that deleting a card in Trello is a permanent action and cannot be undone. So, make sure you’ve considered all your options and are certain you want to delete before proceeding.

Steps on How to Delete a Card on Trello

Here’s a simple step-by-step guide on how to delete a card on Trello.

  1. Open your Trello board and locate the card you wish to delete.
  2. Click on the card to open it.
  3. Once the card is open, look for the “Actions” panel on the right side of the card.
  4. Under the “Actions” panel, click on “More”.
  5. In the dropdown menu that appears, click on “Archive”.
  6. After clicking “Archive”, the card will be moved to the board’s archive. You can consider this as a halfway step before the final deletion.
  7. To delete the card permanently, you need to go to the “Archived Items” section of the board. You can reach this by clicking on “Show Menu” at the top right of your board, then “More”, and finally on “Archived Items”.
  8. In the “Archived Items” section, you will see a list of your archived cards. Find the one you want to delete and click on it to open it.
  9. On the right side, under the “Actions” panel again, you will now see an option to “Delete”. Click on it.
  10. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm if you want to delete the card. Click on “Delete” again.

And there you have it! You’ve just deleted a card on Trello. Remember, once a card is deleted, it cannot be restored. So, make sure this is what you want to do before going ahead with the deletion.

Happy Trello-ing!