Unpublishing and Deleting Media
You can remove or "unpublish" media from a course media gallery. Unpublishing media from a gallery does not delete it from your My Media repository; however, it does remove it from the course Media Gallery page. You can remove or "unpublish" multiple media items from the My Media page. You can also remove media items from the course media gallery page, but you can only remove one item at a time.
If you want to completely delete the media from your My Media repository, you will have to first unpublish it from all Media Galleries. then you will be able to delete media from My Media.
Unpublish Through My Media
To unpublish media from a course media gallery through My Media, follow the instructions below. If you no longer need your unpublished media, you can completely delete it from your My Media repository.
Open My Media
Select the video(s) you would like to unpublish
Scroll up to the top of the page and click the Actions dropdown, and then select Publish
In the Publish in Gallery list, clear the checkbox next to the gallery's name.
Unpublish Through the Media Gallery
To unpublish media from a course media gallery through the course Media Gallery, follow the instructions below. To learn how to completely delete media from your My Media repository, see the Delete Media from My Media section.
Log on to the Canvas course
On the course navigation menu, click Media Gallery
Hover over the desired video thumbnail and click on the 3 dots
In the left-hand corner, click on the Delete icon
Delete Media from My Media
Unlike unpublishing, deleting media from your My Media repository is permanent, whereas you will not be able to recover your video once deleted.
To delete media from My Media, follow these instructions.
Open My Media
Navigate to the media you would like to delete and click the Delete icon
If you want to delete multiple media at once, check the box on the left side of the video preview for each video, then scroll up to the top, click the the Actions dropdown, and select Delete.
Read the confirmation message, then click Delete