Are you getting error “No permission to
delete” in Android device. When you try to delete a
file or folder from your sd card or Internal storage, a
pop-up will appear says, “No permission to delete”. After
updating your Android version, the sd card is not working
correctly. You are able to read files but can’t edit or
delete due to error “permission
The error occurs due to read only permission set in the
Android mobile. If you know how to change file permissions in
Android, the error is solved. In Android 5.1 or higher
version, you can’t delete, write files from SD card.
Go to Settings > Installed apps >
documents, it is disabled by default, click to
To solve “No permission to delete” error in Android
device, go to settings > storage and
scroll down to find “Unmount SD card“, click
it. A pop-up will appear says, “If you unmount the SD card,
some apps you are using will stop and may be unavailable
until you remount the SD card”, tap OK.
Now remount the SD card, to fix “No permission to
delete” error in Android device.
The other fix to error “No permission to delete” is
found in Android file manager.
You need to download and install
ES File explorer file manager from Google play
Open the ES file explorer from the mobile
Head to sdcard1 to open SD card file and scroll down
to find the desired file to delete.
Now click the file to select and press the delete
A pop-up will appear says, “Are you sure to move”,
just uncheck the box and press OK.
If your SD card is corrupted, try to format the sd card
using DiskPart command in PC. If SD card isn’t working
quite right, cleaning the drive and removing its partition is
one possible solution. I’ve already written an article on
how to format a SD card using Diskpart
I hope this article helps you fix error “No
permission to delete” file or folder in Android device
without root. Let’s know in the comment section, which fix
works for you.