Ayoa archive and delete whiteboards

If you have lots of boards, from time to time you might think about getting rid of boards that you no longer use or need. Learn how with this quick guide.

If you think you might use it again in the future or want to keep it for reference you can archive the whiteboard. Archiving is not permanent and the whiteboard can be restored at any time.


If you and your team are confident the whiteboard will never be needed again, you can delete it. Please note that deletion is permanent and once deleted it cannot be restored. Please be sure that you or anybody else will definitely not need the whiteboard again before deleting it. 


How to archive a whiteboard


1. Open the whiteboard you want to archive.

 Open the whiteboard you want to archive

 

2. Click on the Settings icon in the bottom left corner of the screen.

The settings icon.

 

3. Go to the Board Options tab.

The board options tab

 

4. Next to Archived, move the slider to the right.

move the slider to the right

 

5. You will be asked to confirm that you want to archive the whiteboard. Click OK.

Confirm

 

6. The board will now be archived.

The board will now be archived

The board will now be archived

How to unarchive a whiteboard


1. Navigate to the home page.


2. On the bottom of the left-hand column click on Archive.

How to unarchive a whiteboard

 

3. This will open a list of archived boards. Click on the whiteboard you would like to unarchive.

Click on the whiteboard you would like to unarchive

 

4. Once open, click on the Setting icon and go the the Board Options tab.



5. Move slider next to Archived to the left.

Move slider next to "Archived" to the left

 

6. Confirm OK to unarchive the whiteboard.


Confirm "OK" to unarchive the whiteboard

 

7. The whiteboard will now be restored.

whiteboard will now be restored

 

How to delete a whiteboard


Warning- Deleting a whiteboard is permanent and cannot be undone


1. Open the Settings icon in the bottom left corner of the screen on the whiteboard you wish to delete.

The icon for the board settings

2. Go to the Board Options tab.

Setting with the Board Options selected


3. Click on the Delete Board option.

 Delete Board

 

4. Click Yes, delete the whiteboard to remove the board or choose No, Keep Whiteboard to cancel. Once you delete the board it cannot be restored.


Delete the Whiteboard

FAQ



I deleted my whiteboard by mistake, can I undo it?


No, once the whiteboard has been deleted it cannot be restored. Please be sure BEFORE you delete the whiteboard. If you are unsure, we would suggest archiving the whiteboard instead.