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Hey, I have a lot of contacts from my previous job on my iPhone and I don’t need them anymore. How to delete contacts on iPhone fast? Do you have an easy way to do it?

Thanks,
Anne

How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone? That is not that easy and it is time-consuming as iPhone only allows you to remove one contact at a time. In this article, we will tell you how to delete contacts on iPhone without breaking a sweat. The method works both for deleting local iPhone contacts and contacts stored in cloud accounts such as iCloud, Gmail, etc. This article also be usefull for you if you are facing these problems:

Why isn’t my iPhone letting me delete a contact?
Why can’t I delete multiple Contacts on my iPhone?
Is there a fast way to delete Contacts on iPhone?

We offer you a fast way to delete contacts iPhone: you can mass delete contacts iPhone. Just choose the best option for you:

Alternatively, check out our YouTube guide on How to delete a contact on iPhone


How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone

How to mass delete contacts on iPhone? It’s very easy to do with CopyTrans Contacts. Repeat after us:

  1. Download and install CopyTrans Contacts.

  2. CopyTrans Contacts main window
    ✔️ Remove all contacts in a few clicks;
    ✔️ Work with different formats: .xlsx; .vcf; .csv;
    ✔️ Manage all iPhone, iCloud, Outlook and Gmail contacts;
    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable.

  4. And now, how to delete a phone number? Just select them in the iPhone contact list in the main CopyTrans Contacts window.

  5. Right-click on the selection and choose Delete contact(s). You can also delete the selected contacts by clicking on a small red “X” above the contacts list and confirm the action.

  6. Can you mass delete contacts on iPhone

  7. That is how to delete multiple contacts on iPhone.


How to delete all contacts on iPhone

Here we will show you how to remove contacts at once using your computer. Here are the step-by-step instructions:

  1. Firstly, download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page and install it:

  2. ✔️ Remove all contacts in a few clicks;
    ✔️ Work with different formats: .xlsx; .vcf; .csv;
    ✔️ Manage all iPhone, iCloud, Outlook and Gmail contacts;
    Download CopyTrans Contacts
    CopyTrans Contacts main window

  3. Then, start CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable to make a bulk remove of contacts from iPhone. All contacts from your iPhone will appear in the work area on the left.

  4. How to mass remove contacts on iPhone

  5. After that, select all contacts: Check the Contacts box above the contact list.

  6. Right-click on the selection and choose Delete Contact(s).

    NOTE: How do you delete a contact?
    You can also delete selected contacts by clicking a little red “X” above the contact list.

  7. How to delete all contacts on iPhone

  8. Finally, when prompted, confirm that you want to delete all iPhone contacts.

  9. How to delete contacts fast on iPhone

  10. That’s it how to delete all contacts on iPhone at once.


Delete iCloud contacts

It is also possible that you have your contacts saved in your cloud, then it is even more difficult to delete contacts from iCloud. But we can also help you here. Just connect CopyTrans Contacts to your iCloud, so you can bulk delete contacts iPhone from your PC.

  1. Download CopyTrans Contacts and run it.

    Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Connect your iCloud accounts to CopyTrans Contacts. To do so, go to “More > Cloud setup”.

  3. add gmail contacts account to copytrans contacts

  4. Now connect the iCloud account by clicking on “+ New connection > iCloud”.

  5. connect icloud contacts account to copytrans contacts

  6. Enter your iCloud account credentials, make sure the box next to “Contacts” is checked and click on “Add account”.

  7. enter apple id and password to connect icloud account

  8. Close the Cloud setup window and let your iPhone data load fully. You can now see both your iCloud contacts in CopyTrans Contacts main window.

  9. Diplicate iPhone and iCloud contacts

  10. So, now deleting contacts from iCloud is an easy thing. Just choose the contacts you need to delete and remove them.


Mess deleting contacts from iCloud

On your iPhone

Please keep in mind:

❌ If you have duplicate contacts, you can’t select some contacts
❌ If you delete contacts from your iPhone, they will remain in iCloud

  1. Click on “Settings” on the home screen and then click on the name at the top of the screen.

  2. go to settings and then icloud

  3. Open “iCloud”.

  4. iCloud contacts to delete from iPhone

  5. Disable the Contacts section.

  6. Disable iCloud contacts

  7. Select “Delete from iPhone”.

  8. delete all contacts from icloud on iPhone

  9. You can now delete all of your iPhone contacts at once.


More CopyTrans Contacts features:

Contacts

✔️ Export iPhone contacts to PC
✔️ Import contacts to iPhone
✔️ Transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone
✔️ Move contacts from Android to iPhone
✔️ Sync Outlook contacts with iPhone

WhatsApp

✔️ Back up WhatsApp chats
✔️ Save WhatsApp photos

Messages

✔️ Back up iPhone SMS messages
✔️ Export iPhone SMS to PDF

Calendars

✔️ Sync iPhone calendar with Outlook
✔️ Copy Outlook calendar with iPhone


How to delete a contact on iPhone

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