Delete List View using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013 and Set List View as Default view using PowerShell SharePoint 2013

In this post, we will discuss how we can delete list view using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013. Here, in this case, I have a Test list which has a Test view, I want to delete that through PowerShell.

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Below is the PowerShell command to delete a list view using PowerShell:

Add-PSSnapin “Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell”

$web = Get-SPWeb “http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/”

$list = $web.GetList(“http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/Lists/MyTestList1/”)

$myview = $list.Views[“MyTestView”]

$list.Views.Delete($myview.id)

$web.Dispose()

Set List View as Default view using PowerShell SharePoint 2013

We can also set a view as defult view by using PowerShell. Here I have a view name as “MyTestDefaultView” and below is the PowerShell command to set it as default view:

Add-PSSnapin “Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell”

$web = Get-SPWeb “http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/”

$list = $web.GetList(“http://win-pfcp2dgt8di/sites/EnjoySharePoint/Lists/MyTestList1/”)

$view = $list.Views[“MyTestDefaultView”]

$view.DefaultView = $true


$view.Update()

Hope this will be helpful.


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I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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