How to Delete Contacts on iOS in Batch

Delete all contacts, but a dozen or so remained. I've since turned off iCloud to isolate the problem. No dice. I even tried erasing all contacts on my MBP and then overwriting the Contacts on the iPad with iTunes. That didn't work either.

Have problems when trying delete contacts on iOS? If your iPhone, iPad or iPod address book is full of useless contacts, you may want to remove them at once. To remove one or a few contacts, you can go to Contacts app on your iDevice, and click on the one you want to delete. Then click "Edit". Scroll down to the bottom of screen and click "Delete". However, if you have 550 contacts that need deleting, do you still use this clumsy way? Too tedious and time-consuming, don't you think? Worse still, many users find that they even can't find the "Edit" bottom after upgrading iOS to iOS 6. If this happens, what could you do?

To clear up contacts on iOS, the best way is to resort to a professional iOS delete contacts application. Here is the right one for you. Wondershare TunesGo Retro is specially designed to help you manage everything on your iPhone, iPad and iPod at ease. With its help, you are able to remove multiple contacts at once, which totally relieves you of this bothersome contacts removal.

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Easy way to delete contacts from iOS 6

Here, we'd like to introduce you the simple way to delete contacts from iOS 6. The steps are the same when your iOS device runs iOS 7 or iOS 5. Download this application and follow us now.

Step 1. Run this program and connect your iOS device with PC

At the beginning, install this contact removal program on your PC. Run this program on your computer desktop.

Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod with your PC via a USB cable. After they're connected, this program will immediately detect your iOS device. If it works, you will find that data on your iOS device are shown on the left directory tree.

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Step 2. iOS 6 delete contacts

On the left column, click "Contacts". If you have signed in some accounts on your iPhone/iPod/iPad, like iCloud, Yahoo! and Exchange, you'll see the contacts on these accounts in the Contacts category. Select the one that you want to delete contacts from. Then, in the contact management window on the right pane, choose your unwanted contacts or select all when you want to delete all contacts and then click "Delete". Then, this program begins to remove contacts. Please remember not to disconnect your iPhone, iPad or iPod with your PC before contacts removal process ends.

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Note: All iOS devices are compatible with Wondershare TunesGo Retro. They are: iPhone 4S/5c/4/5s/5/3GS, iPod touch 5/4/3, iPad with Retina display, iPad mini, The New iPad, iPad 2 and iPad.

Congratulations! You have removed those unwanted contacts successfully. Now, you can quickly find your wanted contacts when dialing someone.

Besides deleting iOS contacts, this program lets you transfer contacts from your iPhone, iPad and iPod to Outlook. If you have many duplicate contacts, this program also helps you merge them by groups of email, name and phone number.

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Thomas Jones
Allif, what's the iOS of your Apple device? MobileGo for iOS supports iOS 5 and later.
I can't, it says turn of iCloud, I never had it turned on, I switched it off since I bought it as I hate the feature, help?
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