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Deleting multiple contacts on your iPhone at once is time-consuming as iPhone only allows you to delete 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 covers two topics:

Alternatively, check out our YouTube guide on how to delete contacts on iPhone


How to delete all contacts on iPhone

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

  1. Firstly, download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page: Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. Install the program.

  3. If you need help installing the program, refer to the installation guide
  4. Then, start CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable. All contacts from your iPhone will appear in the work area on the left.CopyTrans Contacts main interface with iPhone contacts

  5. If you want to delete cloud contacts (iCloud, Gmail, etc) as well, you need to connect these accounts to CopyTrans Contacts: Click on More -> Settings, then Cloud setup -> New connection -> Select a connection type -> Enter credentials -> Add account. For more information: How to set up a cloud account in CopyTrans Contacts?Process of connecting a cloud account in CopyTrans Contacts
  6. After that, select all contacts: Check the Contacts box above the contact list.

  7. Right-click on the selection and choose Delete Contact(s). You can also delete selected contacts by clicking a little red “X” above the contact list.How to delete all contacts on iPhone

  8. Finally, when prompted, confirm that you want to delete all iPhone contacts. Confirmation of deleting iPhone contacts in CopyTrans Contacts

  9. That’s it! You’ve deleted all iPhone contacts at once.


How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone

Now let’s delete multiple contacts on iPhone. Repeat after us:

  1. Download and install CopyTrans Contacts. Download CopyTrans Contacts

  2. If you need help installing the program, refer to the installation guide
  3. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to PC with a USB cable.

  4. Select the contacts you wish to delete from the iPhone.

  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.Deleteing multiple iPhone contacts in CopyTrans Contacts

  6. Confirm the action.

  7. Now the contacts are gone.

    1. 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 contacts on iPhone

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Krasimir is an avid marketing aficionado and a tech-support specialist in charge of the English-speaking market. He grew up in Bulgaria and on the island of Mauritius where he became passionate about windsurfing and photography.