How to Delete a Bot in Character.ai
Character.ai is a powerful tool that allows you to create and interact with AI-powered characters. However, if you no longer need a particular character, you may want to delete it.
Unfortunately, there is no direct way to delete a bot in Character.ai. However, there is a workaround that you can use to effectively remove a bot.
Here are the steps on how to delete a bot in Character.ai:
- Go to the Character.ai website and log in to your account.
- Click on the "Characters" tab.
- Select the bot that you want to delete.
- Click on the three dots in the top right corner of the bot's card.
- Select "View Character Settings".
- Clear all of the information about the bot, including its name, description, and definitions.
- Set the visibility to "Private".
- Click on "Save".
Once you have completed these steps, the bot will be effectively deleted. It will still exist on Character.ai's servers, but it will be hidden from view and will no longer be able to interact with users.
If you want the bot totally removed from Character.ai's servers, contact Character.ai support and ask them to destroy it for you.
Why can't I directly delete a bot in Character.ai?
There are several reasons why Character.ai does not allow users to delete bots directly. One explanation is that Character.ai wants to keep the data created by bots. This data can be utilised to improve future bot performance. Another reason is that Character.ai aims to make it simple for users to recover bots that have been destroyed inadvertently.
What happens when I delete a bot in Character.ai?
When you delete a bot on Character.ai, it is hidden from view and can no longer communicate with users. ' The bot, however, will remain on Character.ai's servers. If you want the bot totally removed from Character.ai's servers, contact Character.ai support and ask them to destroy it for you.
Can I delete a bot that I have shared with others?
Yes, you can remove a bot you've shared with others. If other users have already interacted with the bot, the data from those interactions will be saved on Character.ai's servers.
What if I want to delete a bot that I have created but have not yet shared with anyone?
If you have developed a bot but have not yet shared it with anyone, you are free to delete it. The bot will be removed entirely from Character.ai's servers.
You can contact Character.ai support by going to the bottom of the Character.ai website and clicking on the "Contact Us" link. When contacting assistance, make sure to provide the name of the bot you want removed.