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.

Roger Smith Posted on: Sep. 17, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 18, 2019
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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 Contacts on iPhone/iPad

How to Delete Contacts 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 1 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 all or multiple contacts from iPhone at once.

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once

You know, you can’t delete multiple or all contacts from iPhone iPad at once directly. To make it, you have to take advantage of a professional and safe third-party software that is capable of deleting multiple or all contacts on iPhone iPad at once. And AnyTrans for iOS is one of the most highly recommended tools, as it has helped over millions of iOS users complete the job. Here are its fantastic features on deleting iPhone contacts.

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  • Just 1 simple click to delete all contacts from iPhone.
  • Also support selectively choose contacts to delete.
  • Provide a way to backup iPhone contacts to PC/Mac.
  • One-click to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone.

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Now, Free Download AnyTrans for iOS on your computer firstly, and then follow the simple steps below delete all or multiple contacts on iPhone effortlessly.

Step 1. Preparations to delete all contacts on iPhone.

Run AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable > Choose “Device Manager” mode > Click on the “More” option to continue.

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once – Step 1

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once – Step 1

Step 2. Delete all or multiple contacts on iPhone at once.

Scroll the left panel screen down and choose the “Contacts” option > Click the “Select All” button to check all your contacts > Click on the Delete button to delete them on your iPhone at once.

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once – Step 2

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once – Step 2

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:

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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 for 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 Free Download AnyTrans for iOS and try it now?

Roger Smith

Work for iMobie team for 5 years as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS or Android related issues.