How to Delete Multiple Contacts on iPhone?

How to Delete Multiple Contacts on iPhone?

How to delete contacts on iPhone? To delete multiple or all contacts from iPhone or iPad, this guide will show you an easy and quick way to make it.

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How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone? It should be a laborious task since the iPhone only allows to delete a single contact at a time. So, how can we simplify the process to do it?

In fact, erasing contacts individually from your iPhone will take a long time since there’s no multi-delete option in Contacts on iPhone. So, if you want to quickly delete multiple contacts from iPhone or from iPad, the easiest way is to do it on a Mac or PC. However, if you are looking for a safer way to remove multiple contacts from iPhone 7, iPhone 6 etc., here you may try this way to do it with ease.

Part 1. How to Delete Multiple Contacts from your iPhone all at once?
Part 2. How to Delete Multiple Contacts from Your iPhone or iPad with iCloud?

Part 1. How to delete multiple contacts from your iPhone all at once?

To delete multiple or all contacts on iPhone/iPad at once, you may need some third-party software that provides you an easy and fast way to delete contacts on iPhone. iOS Data Recovery - iOS Private Data Eraser is the tool like this.

As a professional iOS content eraser tool that allows you to delete all contacts or selected items on iPhone or iPad easily, you can view all your contacts at one and select multiple contacts to be deleted. By this tool, your data will be deleted permanently and nobody can ever recover and view your private data.

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Step 1 Install the program on your computer

Download the iOS Data Recovery Toolkit software and install it on your computer. Run the program by double-clicking on it. Then among all the listed features, tap on iOS “Private Data Eraser” to iPhone delete contacts.

Step 2 Connect iPhone to the Computer

Connect your iPhone to the computer, and then the program will recognize your iPhone automatically, and it will display the following screen.

Later, you can click on the “Start Scan” to scan all your private data to the computer.

Step 3 Select the contacts

Wait till all the private stuff is scanned to the PC. Then you need to select “Contact” in the left pane of the iOS Data Recovery program, So, you can see a preview of all the contacts.

Now check the contacts that you want to delete. And if you wish to delete all the contacts, check all the checkboxes and click on the “Erase from the Device” button at the bottom right of the screen.

Step 4 Type “delete” to finish

In the prompt that appears, type “delete” and click on the “Erase now” button to confirm the iPhone delete contact process.

Step 5 Delete all iPhone Contacts

The process will be finished after some time and “Erase Completed” message will be displayed.

Part 2. How to Delete Multiple Contacts from Your iPhone or iPad with iCloud?

Besides, remove multiple contacts at once from your iPhone/iPad on your PC or Mac. You just need to sign in to your iCloud on your computer.

For PC:
Step 1. Open on your computer and sign in with the same Apple ID you’re signed into iCloud with on your iPhone or iPad and then select Contacts.

Step 2. Hold Ctrl and click on the Contacts you want to delete, then press the Delete key on your keyboard.

Step 3. Confirm Delete.

For Mac:
Step 1. Open System Preferences and select iCloud, and here you can sign-in and check Contacts so that they will sync across your devices.

Step 2. Open the Contacts app on your Mac, then view all contacts, then hold down the Command button on your keyboard and click all the Contacts you want to delete. The changes will be updated on your iPhone as well.

Step 3. Right click and click Delete Cards, then confirm to delete.

That's all! If you want to permanently delete your contacts on your iPhone/iPad, the first solution should be the best choice for you. Just have a try for the trial version to clear all contacts at once from iPhone or iPad.