Delete an app submission

Use this method in the Microsoft Store submission API to delete an existing app submission.


To use this method, you need to first do the following:

  • If you have not done so already, complete all the prerequisites for the Microsoft Store submission API.
  • Obtain an Azure AD access token to use in the request header for this method. After you obtain an access token, you have 60 minutes to use it before it expires. After the token expires, you can obtain a new one.


This method has the following syntax. See the following sections for usage examples and descriptions of the header and request body.

Method Request URI

Request header

Header Type Description
Authorization string Required. The Azure AD access token in the form Bearer <token>.

Request parameters

Name Type Description
applicationId string Required. The Store ID of the app that contains the submission to delete. For more information about the Store ID, see View app identity details.
submissionId string Required. The ID of the submission to delete. This ID is available in the response data for requests to create an app submission. For a submission that was created in Partner Center, this ID is also available in the URL for the submission page in Partner Center.

Request body

Do not provide a request body for this method.

Request example

The following example demonstrates how to delete an app submission.

Authorization: Bearer <your access token>


If successful, this method returns an empty response body.

Error codes

If the request cannot be successfully completed, the response will contain one of the following HTTP error codes.

Error code Description
400 The request parameters are invalid.
404 The specified submission could not be found.
409 The specified submission was found but it could not be deleted in its current state, or the app uses a Partner Center feature that is currently not supported by the Microsoft Store submission API.