Neo4j - Drop an Index using Cypher

You can drop an index using the DROP INDEX ON statement. This will remove the index from the database.

So, to drop our previously created index, we can use the following statement:

When the statement succeeds,the following message is displayed:

Screenshot of the confirmation message.

View the Schema

You can now use the :schema command to verify that the applicable index has been removed from the schema.

Simply type this:

You will see that the index is no longer in the schema:

Screenshot of the schema listing.