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destroy()

destroy()

Compatibility:
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You can re-use the daily-js DailyIframe or call object multiple times (a sequence of join(), leave(), join(), etc method calls will work fine).

But when you are finished with the daily-js call object, you should call destroy() to free all resources associated with it.

This is particularly important if you plan to create another daily-js object in the future. If you don't call destroy(), and later create a new daily-js call object, the event listeners from the old object and the new object will interfere with one another.

If you're using Daily Prebuilt, destroy() is also useful to call after a participant leaves. The method removes all resources, including any remaining frame that the call might leave behind on the page (if you're not styling the parent container).