How to Delete Contacts from iPhone

So the iPhone, bless its heart, got overzealous and downloaded 600 contacts from my Address Book, none of which I want in it. What is the quickest way to delete this stuff? Any ideas? I really do not want to go through thousands of clicks just to clear a goddamn contacts list.

If you're desperate trying to figure out how to delete all contacts on iphone, you're in the right place. Actually, removing iPhone contacts can be quite easy and fast as long as you have a professional tool. If you don't have one and also want to delete contacts from iPhone hassle freely, you can try Wondershare TunesGo Retro. With it, you can remove multiple contacts from iPhone's memory, Exchange, iCloud, Yahoo!, etc at once. Before removing contacts, you can also backup all your contacts to the computer. Now I focus on telling you how to delete contacts from iPhone. Read on to learn more.

Delete contacts on iPhone 4 quickly

The following part explains how to delete contacts from iPhone 4, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 3GS. Before deleting iPhone contacts, you should download and install TunesGo Retro on your PC.

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Step 1. Run this tool and connect your iPhone with the PC

Firstly, run this tool on your PC after installing it. Use the USB cable that matches iPhone to connect iPhone with your PC. Once they're connected, this iPhone manager will detect your iPhone, and then show it in the primary window.

Note: Please be sure you've installed iTunes on your computer before clearing up iPhone contacts with TunesGo Retro. Only with iTunes installed, TunesGo Retro will work properly.

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Step 2. Delete contacts from iPhone 4

Secondly, on the left directory tree, you can see all contents on iPhone , including Media, playlists, photos, contacts and SMS. To erase contacts, you should click "Contacts". In "contacts", you see that contacts are shown on "On My iDevices", "Exchange", "Yahoo!", "iCloud" and other accounts. selct one from those. Then, the corresponding contact management window appears on the right.

Now, choose contacts that you don't want to keep any more. Then click "Delete". During the contacts removal, you ought to let your iPhone connected all the time.

Note: If you want to delete conatcts from the accounts, like iCloud, Exchange and ahoo!, you should log in these accounts on your iPhone first.

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See how easy it is to delete contacts from iPhone in batch. TunesGo Retro fully supports the brand-new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s.

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May 18,2015 15:24 pm / Posted by Thomas Jones to iPhone

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