How to delete contacts in Telegram app

Delete contacts in Telegram
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Basically, if you set the Telegram app to automatically sync with your phone contact, Telegram will update and keep the contact in your Telegram account even after you delete the contact from your phone. It’s a good feature if you accidentally lost your phone or sim card.

However, if you decide to no longer keep the contact number after the break-up, you can delete it manually. Here’s the step by step:

Important! If you want to delete contacts in Telegram app, first you must delete the contacts in your Phone Contacts.

Open Contacts on your phone, select Contact to display > Telegram. Select all contacts and delete.

Note: If you miss this step, after you delete contacts in Telegram, they’ll automatically be added back.


How to delete contacts in Telegram app

  1. On your smartphone, open Telegram app.
  2. Select three horizontal lines located at the top-left corner of the screen.
  3. Select Contact.
  4. Select contact you want to delete.
  5. Tap on the DP (profile photo) or the name.
  6. Select three verticle dots located at the top-right corner of the screen.
  7. Select Delete.
  8. Select Ok.

Repeat for every contact you want to delete. If you want to delete multiple contacts, read the following steps.

How to delete multiple contacts at one time in Telegram via Telegram Web

  1. Go to Telegram Web, here is the link: or click here.
  2. Sign in to your Telegram account.
  3. Select three vertical dots at the top-right of the screen.
  4. Select Contact.
  5. Select all contacts you want to delete.
  6. Select Delete.

More convenient way to delete many contacts at once, you can select as many contacts as you want.

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