How to delete contacts from your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus

Contacts are a great way to keep a record of all the important people’s number on your phone. Came up with phones long before smartphone came up this helpful feature is still part of phones. Improved a lot from its first form it has many additional features today which make it more comfortable for all users. In many cases, things like duplicate contacts and unwanted contacts do occur in iPhone. If you owned the latest iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus the possible problem happens when the contacts are transferred. Here is an article explaining how you can delete contacts from your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus.

How to delete contacts from your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus

Steps to delete contacts from your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus

The need for deleting contacts can occur for many reasons. Transferring of contacts and linking of email account are some common reasons for this. If it happens you can easily delete contacts by following few steps. You can individually delete contacts or wipe everything at once as you prefer.

Steps to delete individual contacts on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus

If it is a case of multiple contacts you can merge the contacts better than deleting them. Merging actually work like deleting as this will, in turn, remove multiple contacts from your device.  Or if it is not multiple contacts you can simply delete them too.

Steps to delete contacts

  1. Open the contacts app
  2. Browse the contact you want to delete and click on it to open
  3. Click on the edit option which will be on the top right corner
  4. Swipe down to find the delete contact option and click on it
  5. Confirm delete when prompted

Steps to merge duplicate contacts

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  1. Open the contacts app
  2. Browse the contact you want to delete and click on it to open
  3. Click on the edit option which will be on the top right corner
  4. Swipe down and click on the link contacts option
  5. Browse and click on the contact you want to link

How to delete all contacts at once on iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus

There is no inbuilt way to clear up contacts on iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 plus. But there is plenty of third-party apps which will help you to do this job. You can find one from Appstore and use it.

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to delete contacts from your iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

 

Comments

  1. I do everything i can to delete a contact according to your directions; but, when I get to the place if is supposed to show me “delete contact,” there is no such message anywhere.

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