How to Delete Multiple Contacts on iPhone: Step-by-Step Guide


Deleting contacts on iPhone is a fairly easy process. You go into the Phone app, select the contact you want to delete, edit its status, and hit Delete. However, there is no equally simple way to delete multiple contacts at once. At least, not directly from the iPhone. Thankfully, there is an alternative trick using which you can delete multiple contacts at once. The trick insists on using iCloud. So, here is a handy guide that will help you delete multiple contacts from your iPhone. And if you just want to delete one contact, there’s a handy guide for that too. read on:

How to Delete Multiple Contacts from Your iPhone via iCloud

Step 1: Open on your web browser.

Step 2: Sign in to your iCloud account.

Step 3: Enter the six-digit two-factor authentication mode displayed on your iPhone.

Step 4: When logged in, click on the Contacts icon that appears in the top row.

Step 5: You will now see a list of all the contacts that are stored in your iCloud account.

Step 6: Select all the contacts you want to delete.

If you are using a Windows PC, you can hold down the Ctrl button and click the contacts you want to delete. Alternatively, you can hold the Command key and click to select all the contacts you want to delete. The selected contacts will appear on the right side of the window.

Step 7: Select the small Settings icon that appears in the lower left corner of the window and then press the Delete button. Alternatively, you can also press the Del button on your PC.

Step 8: Confirm your selection by pressing Delete button again.

Once you delete contacts on iCloud, they will be deleted from your iPhone as well.

How to Delete Contacts on iPhone

Step 1: Open the Phone app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Now tap on Contacts option.

Step 3: Tap on the name of the contact you want to delete in the search bar at the top.

Step 4: Once a contact appears, tap on its name to open that contact.

Step 5: Tap on the Edit icon appearing on the top left corner of the app.

Step 6: Now scroll down and tap on Delete Contact option.

Step 7: Confirm your selection by tapping on Delete Contact option again.

How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone: A step-by-step guide first appeared on the post BGR India.

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