How to Permanently Delete Contacts from iPhone


When users try to delete their iPhone contacts via Contact -> Edit -> Delete, it takes the contact from the mail contact list.

But every time when users begin to type in a name to start a text message which start with deleted contact person first letter, their whole contact shows up.

This issue happened because of the iMessage cache.

So how to completely delete iPhone contact/phone number?

  1. First delete contact from your iPhone contacts list using Contact -> Edit -> Delete.
  2. Go to iMessage and compose new message.
  3. Type the deleted contacts name in iMessage.
  4. Tap the information icon (i) to the side.
  5. From the recent option, click the remove.

SEE ALSO : How to Recover/Restore Deleted iPhone Contacts

If you have any other doubts, inform us via comment.

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