You can delete a device, regardless of its status, from IoT Platform. After you delete a device from IoT Platform, the certificate of the device becomes invalid. Except for the operational logs in the cloud, other data that is associated with the device is also deleted. You can still query the operational logs of the device in the cloud, but you are not able to perform operations on the device in the IoT Platform console.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the IoT Platform console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Devices > Devices.
  3. On the Device List tab, find the device that you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete in the Actions column. In the message that appears, click OK.
    Device lifecycle

Result

After you delete a device, the certificate of the device becomes invalid and cannot be restored. You can still query the operational logs of the device in the cloud, but you are not able to perform operations on the device in the IoT Platform console.