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How to delete XML sitemap from Google Search Console?
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I've set the pages inside of 3 different XML sitemaps to noindex and therefore I want to remove those sitemaps from GSC. Of course this is now referring only to the new GSC because the old one is no longer available. 

I'm going into Sitemaps > Selecting the sitemap > Clicking on the 3 dots on the righthand corner > Remove sitemap > Then selecting "Remove" in the verification prompt. I get a notification "Sitemap Removed" however when I check the sitemaps again, it's still there. 

I'm I doing something wrong? Is this a bug? Or is it not immediate and takes time to be removed from your sitemap list? I have 10 separate XML sitemaps and after going through the process listed above, I still have 10.
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From exepericen it disappears pretty quickly from the actual sitemap report. 
 
But takes longer to disaappear from the dropdown in the list of sitemaps in the Coverage report. 
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Barryhunter never understand what is Sitemap
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Hello Francis, 

Deleting a sitemap removes it from this report, but doesn't make Google forget the sitemap or any URLs listed on it. If you truly need Google to stop visiting the URLs listed in a sitemap you will need to use a robots.txt rule.
To delete a sitemap:
  1. In the table on the main Sitemaps report, find and click sitemap that you wish to delete.
  2. Click the more options button  
  3. Click Remove sitemap.
  4. To prevent Google from continuing to visit the sitemap, either use a robots.txt rule to block Google from reading it, or delete the sitemap file from your site.
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