If you want to delete all git commit history but keep the files, you can follow the steps bellow. IMPORTANT: Please DO NOT delete the .git folder directly, as this will cause issues with your git repository. 1. Create an Orphan Branch # git checkout --orphan new_branch Create an orphan branch (a branch without a parent branch), named new_branch, and switch to it. --orphan: Create an orphan branch from starting from the current HEAD. The first commit made on this new branch will establish a new history that is entirely disconnected from all other branches and commits. 2. Add Alll Files to the New Brach # git add -A git commit -am "initial commint" 3.