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How to delete an improperly created space

I just signed up to Confluence (free tier) and as part of the onboarding created a space. However the settings for the spaceshow no option to either change the name or delete the space etc. To compare I created another space and that one shows all the options. I have not invited any other member yet. 

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The original space (with problematic settings)
Screenshot from 2019-11-21 20-02-05.png

The other one (for comparison)

Screenshot from 2019-11-21 20-11-17.png

My question is how to either get the state configured right for the old project or at least have it be deleted.



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The same thing happened to me on my free-tier Confluence Cloud instance. Unfortunately, since the free tier only has Community-driven support, I don't think we can get spaces like these deleted. I believe this space deletion requires a system administrator, and only Atlassian Support has system administrator permissions on Confluence Cloud instances.

Then it likely points to a bug in their onboarding process.. I mean it's not exactly a problem if it just sits there unused.. but yeah it's a little irritating. Oh well I though maybe I was missing something simple as a new user.

Just found out that Atlassian knows about this issue and is working on a fix! More info here:

Like mithrilstar likes this

Thank Alex! I've subscribed to that issue now.

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