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Delete Facebook contacts from Contacts in iOS 6??

VesicpP

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Mar 22, 2011
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I made the mistake on integrating Facebook into my contacts. UGH. Now even manually, it will not let me delete them from contacts. Any ideas?
 

cynics

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Jan 8, 2012
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I just turned FB contacts off in settings. That got rid of the duplicates. However some things stuck in there.
 

dnkbro

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Jan 26, 2010
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In contacts at the top left it should say "groups." Uncheck the facebook contacts and you should be left with just the ones you need.
 

VesicpP

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Mar 22, 2011
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Shoot, I'm an idiot- totally didn't see / think about that FB has it's own place in settings now. At least now I can manually delete them. Thanks!
 

arn

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Apr 9, 2001
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I made the mistake on integrating Facebook into my contacts. UGH. Now even manually, it will not let me delete them from contacts. Any ideas?

Just cause I know this is a common problem and this comes up well on search.

I thought I'd spell it out.

To Delete Facebook Contacts from iOS 6

1. Tap Settings Icon from Home screen
2. Scroll down and find "Facebook"
3. Flip Contacts to OFF (see screenshot)
 

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VesicpP

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Mar 22, 2011
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Thanks arn!

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I also found the DeleteQ app great for deleting multiple contacts on the phone.
 

Danaday76

macrumors newbie
Sep 24, 2012
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I did what you said and all the Facebook contacts are still there, did you mean that will allow me to manually delete them now?
 

VesicpP

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Mar 22, 2011
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yeah, you still have to delete them. Use that app to delete multiple entires.
 

revbay

macrumors newbie
Oct 9, 2012
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Just cause I know this is a common problem and this comes up well on search.

I thought I'd spell it out.

To Delete Facebook Contacts from iOS 6

1. Tap Settings Icon from Home screen
2. Scroll down and find "Facebook"
3. Flip Contacts to OFF (see screenshot)

after doing this i tapped the "update all contacts" button and they were all gone I am very happy.

you can do it for calanders too
 
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