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Why would related contact deletion keeps a Relationship active?

Have just discovered ( and confirmed on ) that Relationships of a deleted Contact are continue to be active and are displayed as such. Not quite sure if it is a bug ...
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Permanently delete more than 100k trashed records

Is there a proper way to permanently delete more than 100k records already in trash ? For instance, Is there anyway to do this using the API ?
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Deleting more than 50 contacts fails

System Configuration: Civi - 5.52.3 (8-30-22) Drupal - 7.94 PHP - 7.4.33 From advanced contact search, deleting contacts in small groups works okay, but if we try to select and then delete 50 or more, ...
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How can I remove obsolete extensions?

Both Afform and Api v4 are indicated as obsolete extensions, but there is no "uninstall" button. How to remove APIv4 extension seems to indicate that you should manually delete the extension ...
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Is it possible to permanently block/blacklist a contact?

There's a spam account in my system that I need to delete and permanently prevent from accessing our server. I see CiviCRM has a concept of deleting a contact, but I don't see a way to "block&...
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Remove sample data from installation

I've searched for the answer to this and haven't found it. I'm setting up a brand-new installation of CiviCRM into Wordpress. When installing, I chose to upload all of the sample data. Now that I'm ...
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Custom field set - how to move Delete button (or prevent deletes)?

Users are 'accidentally' deleting custom field sets because (so they claim) the 'Edit' button and the 'Delete' button are too close together after clicking the custom field set tab. So is it possible ...
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Delete multiple contacts from a list input

Civi is a great platform and I started to use with the first action to organize some old contacts. I could import them fine and I see them in the system. The problem is that we are doing some cross-...
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Mass deletion of contacts

I woudl like to mass delete contacts in my civicrm. I could search and delete using the GUI but it woudl take ages as there are so many. I feel like I might be able to do this via the api? Also ...
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Why are deleted contacts showing in search results?

I just upgraded a Drupal site to 5.27.1 and am noticing that when I do a search for contacts, contacts that are in the trash are also showing up in results (which did not happen before). I was able to ...
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Delete multiple Contributions

I'm not 100% sure, if the next process is safe or not, so first of all, I ask... In my company's CiviCRM are more than 3900 Contributions, which should be deleted. These Contributions can be listed ...
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Will all contacts be delieted with an uninstall?

I have 1.3 million contacts in CiviCRM 4.6.34, but the contacts are outdated. I want to remove all the contacts completely, but cannot find an easy way to bulk delete all the contacts. I also want to ...
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Accidental deletion of webform

We accidentally deleted a webform and we'd like to retrieve it. Is there anyway of doing this?
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Delete wordpress user when related Civicrm contact is deleted

I would like that when an admin deletes a CiviCrm contact it also deletes the wordpress user that is linked. I am using "CiviCRM WordPress Member Sync" so when a contact is created it is added to ...
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Deleting Contributions

I imported 50 new contributions but it did not import correctly. How do I delete a contribution? Previous suggestions have been to follow this process: Contributions > Find Contributions > *Enter ...
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Delete contacts from group

I'm tried to delete contacts group (basically entire contacts from the particular group), getting Gateway timed out error and only few contacts are getting deleted. So I'm planning to delete ...
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Bulk delete of events - is such a thing possible?

We've had a bit of a mix up and imported the same set of events twice. Most if not all of the duplicates have no participants (but I'm not 100% certain of that) Is there a way to bulk delete these ...
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Bulk Delete of Spam Contacts and related Drupal Users

I've a list of 8K+ CiviCRM contacts that have been deemed spam/unwanted. I am looking to clear them from CiviCRM, along with their related Drupal users. I've found and tested this module: https://...
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How to empty the trash? (permanently delete)

I know you can permanently delete a deleted contact from the contact's screen, but how can you en-masse delete all the deleted contacts or "Empty Trash"? Ideally delete all things trashed over 30 ...
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How to prevent the accidental the deletion of contacts, when an obligation exists to keep their records?

In the Netherlands, the taxpayer can deduct gifts to charities from his income tax. The tax authorities take samples and can ask a charity to report the gifts it received from a particular contact. ...
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How do I delete activities?

How do I delete an activity that I have created and assigned to myself? I cannot see a button that says delete, only an edit button?
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Deleting vs. Disabling an Activity Type

I am wondering what the difference between deleting and disabling an activity is? I would like to clean up the activity field options drop down menu to only reflect the ones we would like to continue ...
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How to skip confirmation screen upon contact deletion

When I do a search and select to permanently delete a batch of contacts, I am taken to a confirmation screen that asks me to confirm the deletion. I would like to (at least temporarily) skip/disable ...
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