How to Delete Recent Contacts on iPhone and Manage iPhone Contacts Better?

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Carman Updated on Nov 27, 2019 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Contacts on your iPhone are so pivotal for social interaction with your family, friends, colleagues, partners, classmates or others in the world. Therefore it's necessary to deal with iPhone contacts more carefully rather than let it go at random. Sometimes, out of the concerns about your privacy, you have to delete iPhone contacts and prevent information leak. Except, you would like to reorganize contacts on your iPhone and keep a neat contact list by removing useless or invalid contacts. 

Your current contacts, including phone calls made through your iPhone, incoming calls, or calls missed are recorded automatically and shown in the Recent Contacted List. To manage your recent contacts on iPhone, it involves a few simple steps in the Contacts. Follow the below tips to delete recent contacts on iPhone.

Step 1: Unlock your iPhone and enter the Contact app.
Step 2: In the button section, tap Recent Contacts. Then you see all contacts or calls that you receive or make. 
Step 3: Tap the upper right corner – Edit. Then there will a deletion icon in front of every recently-made contact. If you want to clear away all recent contacts, tap the upper left corner – Delete and make sure to delete all current contacts. If not, tap to choose the contacts one after another and delete selectively. 
Step 4: At the same time, you can clean up the contacts you have not get. Tap the missed calls and edit as in the previous step.

Please note once you've deleted the contacts, it will be irrecoverable. Or during the deleting process, contacts disappear on your iPhone suddenly. Before you get started, it would be much better to create a backup of your iPhone contacts. Now we suggest you a free iPhone data transfer app to back up contacts on iPhone easily and also include a free iPhone manager to help remove contacts from iPhone in a safe way. EaseUS MobiMover Free, a free iPhone contact manager, can save contacts from iPhone to PC or to another iOS device as backup copies which also allow you to restore deleted contacts on iPhone if you do it by mistake. Furthermore, in this app, you get a quick access to delete contacts on iPhone and have no impact on other data.

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How to transfer iPhone contacts with EaseUS MobiMover Free?

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer, launch EaseUS MobiMover, then unlock your iPhone and click "Trust" in the prompt asking for your permission. To transfer contacts from your iPhone to your computer, choose "Phone to PC" > "Next".

connect device and launch EaseUS MobiMover

Step 2. Select "Contacts" among the options and click the default path to set a customized storage path if you need to. Afterward, click "Transfer".

select files and set custom path

Step 3. When the transfer process has finished, you can go to view the contacts on your computer.

start transferring contacts from iPhone/iPad to computer