How to Delete Multiple/All Contacts on iPhone 6/6s/SE/7/8/X/XR/XS (Max)

How to delete contacts on iPhone? No matter you want to delete a single contact, multiple or all contacts on iPhone, this guide will offer you an easy and quick way to make it.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 17, 2018
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AnyTrans – Delete iPhone Contacts

Download AnyTrans for iOS firstly and then follow this guide to 1-click delete multiple or all contacts on your iPhone/iPad, ready for iPhone 6/6s/SE/7/8 (Plus) and latest iPhone X/XR/XS (Max).

Every iPhone or iPad user knows exactly that Apple won’t allow you to massively delete multiple or all contacts from your iPhone or iPad. You can delete the contacts one by one directly in the Contacts app on your device. The detailed steps are as below:

Step 1: Open Contacts app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Choose the contact you want to delete, click Edit button in the right corner.

Step 3: Scroll down and tap the large red “Delete Contact” button.

How to Delete a Contact on iPhone/iPad

How to Delete a Contact on iPhone/iPad

As you can see there is currently no option to bulk delete more than one contact on your iPhone. What if you want to delete all contacts on iPhone or iPad at once and start a new with a completely blank address book? It would be a quite tedious and time-consuming job to delete the contacts one by one.

We are here to help. In this guide, we will show you an easy and quick way to delete contacts on iPhone or iPad in just one click, no matter you want to delete all or multiple of them. Before you start deleting contacts on your iPhone or iPad, it is highly recommended to transfer contacts from iPhone iPad to computer for backup. And then read the rest part to delete contacts from your iPhone quickly.

Also Read: How to Recover Deleted Contacts from iPhone XS/XR/X/8/7/6s/6 >

About The Tool We Use to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone

You know, you can’t delete multiple or all contacts from iPhone iPad at once directly. To make it, you have to use some third-party software that offers you an easy and fast way to delete contacts on iPhone. iMobie AnyTrans for iOS is the tool like this.

As a professional iOS content manager that allows you to delete all contacts or selected items on iPhone or iPad easily. It allows you to add, edit, delete and transfer contacts from iDevice to computer and to another iDevice. In addition, you can directly transfer contacts from iPhone to the Contacts app on Mac. And AnyTrans for iOS also has some fantastic features on contacts, like:

No matter what device you are working with, old iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6/6s/SE/7/8/X or new iPhone XS/XR, now follow steps below to delete multiple or all contacts on your iPhone or iPad:

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone iPad At Once

Step 1. Download AnyTrans for iOS and run AnyTrans for iOS on your computer. Then connect your iPhone, iPad to your computer.

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Step 2. Click Contacts to enter contacts management page. And all iPhone contacts will instantly appear in the program’s main window. If you enable iCloud contacts on, please turn it off firstly: go to Settings > iCloud > Contacts > Turn it off > Keep contacts on your iPhone.

How to Delete Contacts on iPhone – Step 2

How to Delete Contacts on iPhone – Step 2

Step 3. Select multiple or all contacts and then click Delete button in the top right corner to remove them from your iPhone iPad at once. To delete multiple contacts from iPhone, you can press and hold Shift (for Windows) or Command (for Mac) to choose them.

How to Delete Contacts on iPhone – Step 3

How to Delete Contacts on iPhone – Step 3

Now you have managed to delete multiple or all contacts on your iPhone/iPad. If you want to start with a new iPhone, iPad, here are some guides you may like:

How to Delete All Messages and Attachments on Your iPhone >

How to Delete All Photos from iPhone Quickly >

How to Recover Data from Locked/Disabled iPhone/iPad >

The Bottom Line

As you can see, with the help of AnyTrans for iOS, it is an easy and quick way to delete contacts on iPhone iPad, no matter you want to delete a contact, multiple or all contacts. Except managing iPhone iPad contacts, AnyTrans for iOS also supports transferring and managing other iOS contents, like Photos, Videos, Text Messages, Music, Notes, iBooks, Apps, etc. Why not download AnyTrans for iOS and try it now?

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.

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