Open your terminal then open MongoDB


Navigate to your database

use myDbName;

Now run the following command and change the collection keyword to collection name that you want to delete:

db.collection.remove(query, options)

To delete all documents, just pass an empty object as first argument to remove method:


For list of options see MongoDB Manual

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