By default, your iPhone device only allows users to delete contacts one at a time and you cannot simultaneously remove them at the same time. So you can spend hours removing individual contacts from your iPhone. Actually, you can find the quickest way to easily delete multiple contacts from the iPhone using a Mac or PC. As soon as you have Contacts enabled in your iPhone’s iCloud settings, you can easily delete multiple contacts on your computer.
In this guide, we’ll show you how to delete multiple contacts at once from your iPhone
How to Delete a Single Contact from Your iPhone
Step one: First off, you need to open Contacts and find the contact you want to delete
Step two: Then, you have to tap on the contact to open their contact card
Step three: Here, you need to tap Edit in the upper right corner
Step four: Finally, you have to scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap Delete Contact and then tap Delete Contact again to confirm
Step five: Tap Done to complete the task
How to Delete Multiple Contacts at once from Your iPhone
For Mac users:
You must sign in to the same iCloud on your Mac that your iPhone or iPad is signed in to, and make sure Contacts is checked to delete multiple contacts at once from your iPhone or iPad
To sign in:
- Step one: First off, you need to open System Preferences and select iCloud
- Step two: Then, you can sign-in and check the box next to Contacts so that they will sync across your devices.
Once you have signed in
- Step one: First off, you need to open the Contacts app on your Mac. It can be found in Applications
- Step two: Then, viewing All Contacts, hold down the Command button and click all the Contacts you want to delete. The changes will be updated on your iPhone as well.
Step three: Finally , you right click and click Delete Cards and confirm your action.
For PC users:
Step one: You need to head to icloud.com on your computer and sign in with the same Apple ID you’re signed into iCloud with on your iPhone or iPad.
Step two: Here, you have to select Contacts
Step three: Now, you need to hold Ctrl and click on the Contacts you want to delete
Step four: Finally, you have to press the Delete key and confirm your action.
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