iPhone Delete
1.1 How to Delete Everything on iPhone
1.2 How to Delete Music from iPhone
1.3 How to Delete Songs from iPhone
1.4 How to Delete Pictures from iPhone
1.5 How to Delete Photos from iPhone
1.6 How to Delete Messages on iPhone
1.7 How to Delete Contacts on iPhone
1.8 How to Delete Downloads from iPhone
1.9 How to Delete Bookmarks on iPhone
1.10 How to Delete Texts on iPhone
1.11 How to Delete iCloud Account on iPhone

How to Delete Multiple Contacts on iPhone

Do you have friends who change their phone number from time to time? Have you saved many contacts you rarely connect? Call some old friends but only to find they have changed their phone numbers without telling you? These contacts are no longer useful for you and you need to delete them. You may find deleting iPhone contacts is very troublesome. Because by default, you can only delete one contact on iPhone at one time. Here comes the question, how to delete contacts on iPhone? How to delete all contacts from iPhone 5/6/7/8/X? In this article, you'll learn how to delete multiple contacts on iPhone and delete all contacts at once. We will share you three ways to delete your single one contact, multiple contacts, and all contacts your iPhone.

How to Delete contacts on iPhone

Delete contacts on iPhone

Part 1: How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone 5/6/7/8/X

If you have single one contact or multiple contacts that need to be deleted from your iPhone, then you could make it with your iPhone manually by deleting them one by one. Here we take deleting contacts on iPhone 5 as an example.

Delete a contact

Step 1 Unlock your iPhone, navigate "Contacts" app to find the contact that you want to delete from your iPhone.

Step 2 Hit the contact, tab "Edit" on the top right side, scroll down the tab "Delete Contact" and make sure you want to delete contact in the pop-up option to get a contact deleted on iPhone.

Step 3 For deleting multiple contacts on iPhone, you need to repeat the above two steps to delete mass contacts from iPhone.

This is a free way, but you need more patience to delete multiple contacts on iPhone, especially when you get hundreds of contacts on your iPhone.

Part 2: How to delete all contacts on iPhone with iCloud

If you want to delete all contacts from iPhone 5/6/7/8/X for some reasons, but you find thousands of contacts are lying on your iPhone, then the first method of deleting contacts one by one will be terrible for you. But do not worry, you still find the way to delete all contacts at one time. So how to delete all contacts on iPhone? iCloud is the exact tool to help you delete all iPhone contacts. Before you follow the guide as below to do it, we highly recommend you to back up iPhone contacts just in case.

Delete all contacts with iCloud

Step 1 On your iPhone, tab "Settings" > "iCloud" to find your "Contacts".

Step 2 Slide "Contacts" from "ON" to "OFF". Choose "Delete from My iPhone" when asked what would you like to do with the previously synced iCloud contacts.

Step 3 Log in www.icloud.com to sigh in it with your iCloud account and password. Find and click "Contacts", you will view all iCloud contacts backup on the right window.

Step 4 Click the "Settings" button on the bottom of contacts list, choose "Select ALL" > "Delete" to delete all contacts at one time. Also you could get the multiple choices by clicking contacts with Ctrl key for deleting multiple contacts on iPhone.

Step 5 Back up to your iPhone, tab "Settings" > "iCloud" > Slide "OFF" to "ON" for your "Contacts". Check your contacts app, and you will find all your contacts are deleted from your iPhone.

When you follow the way to delete contacts multiple contacts or all contacts on iPhone, you should be careful. Because if you use this iCloud account to back up your contacts for other iPhones, you may delete the useful contacts on other iOS devices. But if you accidentally delete your contacts, no panic, you still restore iPhone contacts from iTunes backup, if you have made. If without iTunes backup, you may be interested to restore deleted/lost contacts from iPhone without iTunes backup.

Part 3: How to delete one, multiple, duplicate or all contacts on iPhone

The above two ways of deleting iPhone contacts also get its disadvantages. So you may ask, "Is there an easiest way to delete my contacts freely?" "How to delete duplicate contacts on iPhone?" "Can I manage my iPhone contacts freely to delete multiple or all contacts conveniently?" Yes, exactly, ther is one app to delete contacts on iPhone can help you, iPhone Contacts Manager. This program is an iOS file manager and transfer program. You can use it to delete iPhone contacts all at once, or delete certain contact(s) in iPhone. Following is the detailed steps of how to use this software to delete multiple iPhone contacts. Firstly, you need to download this contacts manager to your Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/XP or Mac.

Step 1 Run iPhone Contacts Manager

Connect iPhone to computer

Download, install and launch this powerful iPhone contacts manager on your computer.

Step 2 Delete multiple or all iPhone contacts.

Delete multiple contacts iPhone

Plug your iPhone to PC with USB cable, and wait seconds, you will find all iPhone file types will appear in this program. Click "Contacts" category, view and check the contacts that you want to delete from your iPhone, then click "Delete" button on the top to remove the unwanted contacts from your iPhone. Here you could delete a single, or multiple or all contacts as you wish.

Step 3 Delete duplicate iPhone contacts

Delete duplicate contacts on iPhone

If you get duplicate contacts on your iPhone, then here this tool is powerful enough to help you delete duplicate contacts on your iPhone. How? Click "De-duplicate", and it will help you find those duplicate contacts, you can choose to "Merge Selected", come back to your contacts list, and you will find it has automatically delete the duplicate contacts from your iPhone.

1. If you want to add new contacts, you could also use this utility. Click "New" button to add new contacts.

2. This contacts manager allows you to edit your existing contacts on iPhone by selecting the contact, and clicking "Edit" to edit your contacts information.

3. Apart from contacts, you could transfer music, photos, movies, etc. as you wish.

We talk about how to delete contacts from iPhone 5/6/7/8/X in this post. Whether you want to delete a contact on iPhone, or remove all/multiple iPhone contacts, you can find the suitable solution from this page. Three methods are offered for you to choose from. Hope you can better manage your contacts and other iOS files on iPhone after reading this post.

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June 05, 2018 13:40 / Updated by to Transfer iOS Data

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