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How to permanently delete contacts off Android phone?

Aug 30, 2014 04:30 PM/Posted By Chann Ethan to iPhone Data Eraser

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  • 1. I want to delete all of the contacts from my Android phone?
    and even though it doesnt show in my contact list, it is still saved on the sd card... how do i delete them permanently? this phone used to belong to my dad and im trying to erase all of his contacts but when im searching in google on my phone, i type in "J" and one of his contacts appears and i dont want that. - Khuma

    2. How do I permanently delete my contacts off my android phone?
    Ok I lost count of how many times I delete these same contacts over and over again I have like 500 contacts I stopped talking to every time I delete them then one day I do a factory reset those same contacts I deleted are back how do I permanently delete them? - Jeff

    During the daily use of the Android phone, you may save lots of contacts and other personal information of the mobile phone. If you are planning to give your mobile phone to your friend, trade it on eBay, or donate it to a charitable institution, please wipe all contacts and other data permanently,even none of data recovery can restore them back, this guide show you the way to permanently delete contacts off android step by step.

    To do the job, We need a third party tool - Android Data Eraser to help us, recommend the Mobile Tranfer or Mobile Tranfer for Mac, which allows you to backup your Android to PC, and erase all data or the deleted data on Android phone, tablet, or other devices with a click. No matter you are the user of Samsung, HTC, LG, Motolora, Sony, HuaWei, etc., you can easily delete all data like photos, videos, contacts, text messages, and other personal information from your Android.

    You can free download a trial version here and have a try.
    (Notes: The Mac version is only allows to transfer data between Android and iOS devices at present.)


    Permanently Delete contacts off Android Phone can't be recovered

    Step 1. Download & install the Android Data Eraser
    Download and intall the Android Data Eraser, then run it, you will get the main screenshot as follow. delete android contacts permantently - screenshot

    Step 2. Do backup your Android (if you need)
    Before you get started, please backup your Android data first. All data on your Android phone will be totally wiped and can't be recovered. So you would betther to back up the data. Connect your Android phone, then Select the "Back up your Phone" Mode to copy android phone data to your computer.
    delete android contacts - backup android

    Step 3. Enter into the "Erase your Old Phone" Mode
    Then "Back to homepage", select the "Erase your Old Phone" Mode to permanently erase your Android Phone, click "Erase Now" button to start.
    permanently delete android contacts

    Step 4. Permanently delete contacts off Android Phone
    Now you can click on "Erase Now" to begin erasing all the contacts and other data from your Android with a clcik.
    delete contacts from android
    Note: At present the MobileTrans can't allow to select the type of data to delete permanently, only allow you to erase all data, If you want to retrieve some data after wiping your Android, you can also using this program to restore the saved backup file to your Android with a click.


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