Help

Discussion in 'iPad 2 Forum' started by akj, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. akj

    akj
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Hi to you all and best wishes for 2013
    Can anyone advise how to bulk delete contacts on an iPad. I need to clean our the whole lot and start again.

    Thanks KJ
     
  2. Mickey330

    Mickey330
    Expand Collapse
    Administrator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 30, 2010
    Messages:
    11,876
    Thanks Received:
    2,189
    I have successfully used the app "ContactDel" ($1.99, USD, from the App Store). You can use it to delete some or all of your contacts at one go. There may be others, but this is what I know.

    Maybe it's a start?

    Marilyn
     
  3. twerppoet

    twerppoet
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    19,753
    Thanks Received:
    4,750
    If you are syncing with iCloud, you can go to icloud.com on a computer. Open the Contacts app on the site. Using the gear icon at the bottom; select all, then Delete.

    Though you might want to select all, then export first, just in case it turns out there was something you didn't want to delete after all.
     
  4. akj

    akj
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Thanks; there seems to be an App for everything; just need to get mind round to that way of thinking.
     
  5. akj

    akj
    Expand Collapse
    iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Thanks; I have just started to investigate the benefits of iCloud and this seems to be one of them.
     
  6. twerppoet

    twerppoet
    Expand Collapse
    iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    19,753
    Thanks Received:
    4,750
    No problem.
     

Share This Page