How to delete a contact from WhatsApp contact list

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Is your WhatsApp contact list too long and difficult to manage? If so, it’s best to delete an audience you no longer need. Join us to learn how to clear some contacts from the WhatsApp list.

WhatsApp uses the phone’s phonebook to create contact lists . As a result, if you delete a contact from the WhatsApp list , that contact’s profile and number will be completely deleted from the phone .

To delete a contact, or just through WhatsApp to do it now or directly from the phone.

Note that the way to delete a contact from within WhatsApp is slightly different between Android and iPhone phones.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

Open WhatsApp . Go to the Contacts tab.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

Find and select the contact you want to delete .

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

Tap the contact name at the top of the page , or tap the menu (three vertical dots icon) and select “View Contact”.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

On the Contact Info page, go to Menu> View in address book.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

Click the Edit icon.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

Touch the three dot icon. Tap Delete, which looks like a trash can, and then select OK.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts in Android

After touching OK, your contact will be deleted from WhatsApp and as a result, the phone .

How to delete WhatsApp contacts on iPhone

Open WhatsApp on your iPhone and go to Contacts.

Select any contact you want to delete and click Edit.

How to delete WhatsApp contacts on iPhone

In the Edit section, scroll to the bottom of the page, find the Delete option, and select it to delete the contact you want from your WhatsApp account .

How to delete WhatsApp contacts on iPhone

See also Learn how to install multiple WhatsApp accounts on your phone

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