Deleting an Update You’ve Shared

How do I delete my update?

Last Reviewed: 10/09/2015
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You can delete an update you've recently shared from desktop or mobile.

Delete an update from desktop
  1. Move your cursor over the update on your homepage's newsfeed.
  2. Hover over the timestamp in the upper right corner until a dropdown appears.
  3. Click Delete from the dropdown.
  4. Click Yes, please delete it in the box to confirm.

Note: To delete older updates, hover over Profile in the top navigation of your homepage and select Your Updates. Find the update you want to delete and follow the steps above.

Delete an update from Android or iOS
  1. Open the LinkedIn app.
  2. Tap the in icon in the top left.
  3. Tap your profile photo below the Home section.
  4. Scroll to the Recent Activity section and tap See all.
  5. Find the update you want to remove and tap it.
  6. At the bottom right, tap either the 3-point share icon (for Android devices) or curved arrow (for iPhones).
  7. Tap Delete Update.

Note: Some items, like connection updates, can't be deleted. If some time has passed before you delete an update, it could still appear on a digest email sent to your connections. Deleting an update will also remove it from the updates section on your connections' homepages.

If you have publishing capabilities, learn how to delete a published post

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