During the sale process, there will be times when there is a product which has the variations that you are no longer selling. When these times come, you probably need to remove all the variants of it. You will also need to delete the default of it. Because if you do not delete these, they will still appear to the customers when they are checking the product variants at your Shopify page.
To help you to deal with this situation quickly, here are some steps that I have prepared to help you deleting a variant in the most fundamental way on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.
How to delete a variant
Step 1: Open product list
Go to this link and log in. Then, click
Products to allow all of your products to appear.
Step 2: Select product containing the variant you want to delete
Products screen, click the products which have the variants that you want to delete to choose it.
Step 3: Delete variants
Variants section, if you drag the
horizontal bar to your right-hand side, you will see many
trash can icon. Click the one which has variants you that you do not sell anymore to delete it.
Step 4: Confirm changes
Delete to verify your changes.
To delete a variant on iPhone
Step 1: First, go to the Shopify app. Next, tap
All productsto see your products list.
Step 2: In this step, when you see all the products, tap the one that you want to edit.
Step 3: In the
Variantsection, continue to tap at the variant which you feel unnecessary.
Step 4: You will see the button
Deletevariant at the bottom of the screen, tap it to delete that variant.
Step 5: To completely remove that variant, tap
Deleteto verify and apply your newest change.
To delete a variant on Android
Step 1: From your Shopify home screen, tap
Products, then open the
Step 2: Your products will appear in a particular order. Tap the one that needs to be changed.
- Step 3: Under the word Variants, you will see that there are different variants available, tap a variant to edit it.
- Step 4: At the bottom of the screen which shows the details of that variant, it’s the
Deletevariant button. Right after seeing this button, tap it.
- Step 5: A small dialog will appear. If you are unsure about the change which you have just made, tap
Cancelto stop it. But when you have made up your mind, touch
Deleteto complete the removing process.
You have just read the basic instruction on how to delete a variant from your variations list. I hope that these details will help you learn the rope quickly before you can manage your online store. If you prefer deleting many variants at the same time, you can refer more information about the bulk action function here.