Delete a specified alert.

When called using HTTP DELETE with an alert ID, this resource marks the specified alert as deleted. This effectively removes the alert from any further access by the user.

When called with different syntax, the same alerts resource can be used to list the available alerts for the user or retrieve the details of an individual alert.


Request Parameters

Property Type Required? Description
alertId path required Numeric alert ID
Sample Request
DELETE https://etws.etrade.com/accounts/rest/alerts/321
Response Properties
Property Type Description
result string Result of the operation. Possible values are: SUCCESS, FAILURE.
Sample Response - XML
Sample Response - JSON
Sample use cases
Some possible use cases and workflows are described below.
Purpose Workflow Related APIs
Delete an alert Delete an alert - for example, when the alert is selected on a list and the user chooses "delete" from a menu or context menu. List Alerts, Delete Alert
Delete multiple alerts Use checkbox controls on an alert list to allow batch deletion of alerts. Delete Alert
Sandbox Samples
DELETE https://etws.etrade.com/accounts/rest/alerts/321.json
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