How to delete multiple contacts at once on an iPhone?


Whether you're a new iPhone user, you're not sure how to take advantage of some of its features, or you just have this specific question, whatever your situation, you've come to the right place. Relax, no one is born knowing and your ignorance on the subject is totally understandable. I'm going to show you quickly and briefly how to delete multiple contacts on iPhone.

Everyone likes iPhone phones, even those who say otherwise, and that is normal because the products of the company with the bitten apple have a lot to offer. Mastering some functions or ways of proceeding on these devices can be a challenge, but one that is totally surmountable. Stick around for a minute and you'll know a little more about that new phone you're still getting familiar with.

How to delete a contact?

delete iphone contacts

To begin with, deleting a contact is something that anyone can know how to do: you open the "Contacts" application and select the contact you want to delete. On the contact screen, press “Edit” and then go to the bottom and press “Delete”.

Very simple, right? But it is totally true that this method can become a bit heavy when you want to delete several contacts.

How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone?

If you bought your phone second hand, you think you have added too many contacts for your liking or for whatever reason you want to get rid of the contact of a group of people; There is a way that makes the process much easier. We explain it to you below:

  • Open “Settings”, then “Contacts” and once here, go to “Accounts”
  • Select the account where the contacts you want to get rid of are located
  • Turn off contacts to delete and then tap “Delete from iPhone”

The best application to manage contacts

There are also some useful apps if you want to make this process even easier. Allow me to show you what I consider to be the best application when it comes to personalizing the management of your contacts.



  • Merge duplicate contacts with just one tap
  • Send group messages and emails instantly
  • Find contacts quickly
  • Keep a backup of your contacts
  • Needless to say, this app also allows you to delete multiple contacts at once.
Simpler - Contacts Manager (AppStore Link)
Simpler - Contact ManagerFree

I hope I have been useful to you, if you know of any method that you think is even easier, let me know in the comments.

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