Deleting a Person

People can be deleted individually or in bulk.

Delete an Individual

  1. Navigate to a specific person.
  2. On the left, select "Delete" from the menu (after clicking "More" to expose the additional options).
  3. Click "Delete Permanently." (Want to archive someone instead of deleting them? Click here.)

 

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Delete Multiple People

By Criteria

  1. Bring up a list of people using the advanced search.
  2. On the right, click "Delete People" from the menu (after clicking "More Actions" to expose the additional options).
  3. Click "Delete Permanently." (Want to archive someone instead of deleting them? Click here.)

By Recently Added

  1. Navigate to "More > Account Settings (mceclip3.png) > Bulk Tasks
  2. Choose "More" on the lefthand side
  3. Select "Delete Data"
  4. Under "I want to delete..." select "People" and under "That Match..." select the appropriate time period
  5. Click the red button to confirm the deletion of the people that match the criteria you set

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If a person has giving records, deleting the person will not remove the giving history but will mark those gifts as coming from "Anonymous."
You can restore an unintentional deletion up to 30 days from the action.  See Recovering Deleted Data for more information. 

 

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