How to Delete a Contact from a Group in iPhone

Posted June 13, 2016 by Leomar Umpad in Apple iPhone

Delete Contacts from a Group in iPhone

For strategic reasons, Apple does not allow you to create and edit contact groups from your device. The company wants you to get to know and use its various products and features. To create a contact group on your iPhone, you need to use the internet login to Apple’s official iCloud website. Tech-Recipes has a tutorial on how to create a contact group in case you do not yet know how to create one. Adding a contact to an existing contact group is easy. You just need to go to your iPhone’s Phone app. What you may find perplexing is deleting a contact from an existing group in iPhone. After several attempts to delete a contact from a group, you may have given up, thinking there is just no way to do it. Fortunately, there is a way! To find out how to delete a contact from a group in iPhone, keep reading.

Remove a Contact from a Group in iPhone

To delete a contact from a group in iPhone, follow these steps:

1.On your iPhone, log in to your iCloud account. It is free to create your own iCloud account.iPhone - Add iCloud
2.On your computer or on your phone’s browser, go to the iCloud’s official site at www.icloud.com.icloud website
3.Log in to your iCloud account.iCloud login
4.On your iCloud account, click on Contacts.iCloud - Contacts
5.Click on your target contact group.iCloud - Contacts Group - Choose Group
6.Click on the name of the contact that you want to delete.iCloud - Contacts - Click on a contact from the Group
7.Click the Settings icon in the lower-left corner of the page.iCloud - Contacts - Click Settings
8.From the list of available options, click on Delete.iCloud - Contacts - Click Settings - Delete
9.The contact will now be deleted from the group. You are done.iCloud - Contacts - contact deleted

Deleting a contact from a contact group will not actually delete that contact from your phone book. The deletion will only occur in the group. If you have other ways of deleting a contact from a group in iPhone, let me know through the comments section. I will be glad to include your steps in my article.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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