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How To Delete Facebook Contacts from Android Device

Last Updated On: April 6, 2017

Recently one of theandroidportal.com reader laura asked How he can delete Facebook contacts from android smartphone device? “I have lots of Facebook Friends got synced, how can I delete all Facebook friends from phone contacts. ” Well, simple answer to this question is that you might have selected to sync Facebook contacts with your android smartphone while setting up a Facebook app on your device. Here are quick steps to remove Facebook contacts from your phonebook. We have also explained how you can show only contacts with phone numbers on your android.

Related: Sync Gmail on Android | Sync All Contacts with Google account

Remove FB Friends from Contacts
Remove FB Friends from Contacts

Go to setting option from your Facebook android app. & tap on other setting option that says sync with existing contacts.You will see contact sync menu on the Facebook app. Make sure that you have not selected sync with existing contacts or sync all contacts. This option would sync your Facebook contacts on your android phonebook. That is the main reason why you are seeing your Facebook contacts on your phonebook contacts.

See also: Remove Synced Picasa Album Photos from Android Gallery

Delete Facebook Contacts from Android
Remove Facebook Contacts From Phone

Proceed with following steps to remove synced contacts completely from your Android smartphone.

  • Go to the setting menu of your smartphone device.
  • Choose Facebook account setting from there and you will see Facebook sync setting on your device.
  • Remove tick mark that says sync contacts and chooses contact sync interval.
  • Choose none from contacts sync interval to remove synced contacts completely from your Android device.
  • Related: How to use Multiple Facebook Account on Android | Top 5 Facebook Messenger

This way you can easily Delete Facebook Contacts From Phone. Have you tried this ? is this working for you? Please share your feedback by commenting on the comment section below.

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2 comments

  1. Im using fb on q mobile i5i nd there is no option of sync contacts in account setting plz help me