How to Delete Facebook Contacts On iPhone

While Facebook contacts for your iPhone can be handy, they can likewise clog up your contacts list. You cannot delete a Facebook contact like you can a typical contact, but you can disable Facebook's access to your contacts list in a couple different methods. You can likewise select to delete your Facebook data from your phone to avoid it from accessing your mobile data if you select, How To Delete Facebook Contacts On Iphone.

How To Delete Facebook Contacts On Iphone


For keeping additional contacts which are synced from your Facebook data to the Contacts app (iPhone's address book), however concealing them from the main list of contacts, you need to modify view settings.

  • Launch the "Contacts" app -> tap groups.

  • Now scroll till "All Facebook" appears and uncheck this item.

  • Examine other group to make them visible, such as the iCloud, Gmail contacts or any group that might have been triggered on iPhone.

  • Tap "Done" when you're completed.




Contacts will now make the Facebook contacts from the primary list undetectable, while other contacts will be there.

The best ways to get rid of Facebook Contacts from iPhone

Maybe your Facebook account is currently configured on iOS, and you did that without realizing that contact sync would increase the entries in your address book, which you may not find good to the eye. Thankfully, there's the option to eliminate Facebook contacts from iPhone.



  • Go to Settings -> pick "Facebook".

  • Then turn off the toggle called "Contacts".

  • This will then erase Facebook contacts from the local address book. Do not worry, since the friends/contacts will stay active on Facebook.


Update 1: If you already have updated to iOS 11, you will have to eliminate your Facebook contacts from the FB Messenger app manually.

After you have actually gone through the steps, open the "Contacts app" on your gadget. Voila! All the entries listed previously in the "All Facebook" group will not be there anymore.

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