Deleting Departments

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This section describes how to delete departments.

Notes on Deleting Departments

  • You cannot undo the deletion of the department.
    Deleting a parent department will delete its child departments.

  • If you delete a department, it will also be deleted from the "Membership" of the member user. The user will not be deleted.

  • The users who lost membership by the deletion of the department will be categorized as "Unassigned Users". Confirmation screen

  • Permissions associated with departments
    If you delete a department, the access permission granted using that department is also deleted.
    Depending on how access permissions were configured, some view-restricted data could be publicly accessible.

    • Example of Kintone
      Even if only the HR Department members are allowed to view the employee directory app, deleting "HR Department" from Kintone Users & System Administration could make the app visible to everyone in the company.

How to Delete

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Departments & Users.

  4. On the department you wish to delete, click gear shaped icon.

  5. Click "Delete".
    Example of menu

  6. Click Delete on the confirmation screen.
    Confirmation screen