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.

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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.

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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.

  • Labor-Saving & Time- Saving. Just 1 simple click, you can delete all the contacts you want from your iPhone.
  • Selective Deletion. You can choose the contacts you want to delete before deleting, which makes it more flexible and humanized.
  • Applicable to All iPhone Models. Compatible with old iPhone 4/4s/5/5s/6/6s/SE/7/8/X, and new iPhone XS (Max)/XR.
  • 100% Safe and Secure. Developed by an Apple-trusted developer. Data loss or information leakage would never occur.

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.

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Step 1. Preparations to delete all contacts on iPhone.

Run AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable > Click the  button to get Contacts category. 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 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. Choose Contacts category.

After the loading process is completed, click on Contacts option.

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

Step 3. Delete all or multiple contacts on iPhone at once.

Select the contacts you want to delete (or click the Select All button if you want to delete all contacts at once) > Click Delete button in the top right corner to remove them from your iPhone iPad at once.

How to Delete Multiple or All Contacts on iPhone at Once - Step 3

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

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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 Free 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.