How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone 12?

How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone 12?
How to delete multiple contacts on iPhone 12?

The article explains how to delete a single contact in the Contacts app on iPhone and how to delete multiple contacts at the same time using iCloud. Deletion done anywhere flows across devices that use the same Apple ID.

Delete Multiple iPhone Contacts with iCloud

When you only want to delete a contact or two, it’s easy to do it directly on the iPhone, but whenever you want to delete all the contacts in iPhone at once, then you can use iCloud. This assumes that you definitely sync your contacts with iCloud. If you don’t, you can delete them one by one on the iPhone.

If you want to delete all the contacts on your iPhone at once, then you should use iCloud account. But even if some contacts are saved in your SIM card, then you will have to delete it one by one. If you want to remove all the contacts from your iPhone then follow the steps given below.


  1. To access the Apple ID menu, launch the Settings app on your iPhone and type your name at the top to access the Apple ID menu.
  2. Choose iCloud option.
  3. Check to see if the button next to Contacts on the open page is enabled. If it is, tap it to deactivate it.
  4. There will be a question what do you want to do with your contacts, tap Delete from my phone, your contacts will be removed from your iPhone.


This step is very easy to delete contacts list on your phone at once.

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