Points To Remember

Before deleting the file you need to check if

  • you have permission to delete file using method canWrite()
  • file specified exists exists()

Deleting the file in Java

Test.java
import java.io.*;

class Test{

public static void main(String args[]){

File file = new File("/home/ekansh/test");
if(file.isDirectory()){
if(file.delete())
System.out.println("Success ! Folder deleted.");
else
System.out.println("Failure ! Folder not deleted.");
}else
System.out.println("FOLDER DOES NOT EXIST");

}

}
Success ! Folder deleted.