Begins asynchronous DeleteFolderContent operation. Deletes content of an exchange folder. Folder itself remains. To delete the folder as well, see DeleteFolder(EwsFolderId) method. This method is supported in Exchange 2010 SP1 ( and newer. Use DeleteMode to specify whether delete folder content permanently or move it to Deleted Items folder.

Namespace:  Rebex.Legacy
Assembly:  Rebex.Ews (in Rebex.Ews.dll)


Visual Basic
Public Shared Function BeginDeleteFolderContent ( _
	instance As Ews, _
	folderId As EwsFolderId, _
	deleteSubfolders As EwsDeleteScope, _
	callback As AsyncCallback, _
	state As Object _
) As IAsyncResult
public static IAsyncResult BeginDeleteFolderContent(
	Ews instance,
	EwsFolderId folderId,
	EwsDeleteScope deleteSubfolders,
	AsyncCallback callback,
	Object state


Type: Rebex.Net..::..Ews
Instance of Ews.
Type: Rebex.Net..::..EwsFolderId
ID of a folder of which content to delete.
Type: Rebex.Net..::..EwsDeleteScope
Select delete mode wheter to delete items only or delete subfolders as well.
Type: System..::..AsyncCallback
An optional asynchronous callback to be called when the operation is complete.
Type: System..::..Object
A user-provided object that identifies this particular asynchronous operation.

Return Value

An IAsyncResult that references the asynchronous operation.


In builds for .NET 4.0 and higher, this method is available as an extension method. Add 'using Rebex.Legacy' (C#) or 'Import Rebex.Legacy' (VB.NET) to your code in order to use it.

Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.8, 4.7.x, 4.6.x, 4.5.x, 4.0

.NET Standard 2.0

Supported in: .NET Core 3.1, 3.0, 2.1; Xamarin.Android 9.1 (or higher); Xamarin.iOS 10.3 (or higher)

See Also