Sunday, November 27, 2011

Easy Way to Delete all Contacts from iPhone at Once

This is my favorite way to fix my iPad or iPhone contacts when they get screwed up (duplicate contacts, etc.):

"...go to the Info tab in iTunes (when your iPhone is attached). Change the "Sync Contacts with" option to something else that has no contacts in it." e.g. a gmail account, yahoo acct, etc." Now sync. Afterwards you can change back to whatever you had before.

Source and thanks: How to delete all contacts from IPHONE at once | iPhone and iPad Forums

This usually happens if you are syncing your contacts to multiple sources. Pick just one. I picked Outlook for syncing contacts (and mostly only backup pictures taken on the iPhone to iCloud).

Now that you've done that, here's how to:

Remove iCloud Calendar from Outlook

How to sync your iPad with Outlook

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