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How do I delete a old number from my phone?

269 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 29, 2012 8:48 AM by samantharenee04 RSS
BeccaSue12 Calculating status...
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Dec 28, 2012 7:21 PM

My friend got a new phone number so I deleted her old one and replaced it with a new one under her contact. But when I go to type in her name to send an iMessage her old and new numbers show up with her name associated with it so I don't know which number is the old and which is the new. I deleted everything I could associated with the old number and even deleted her as a contact and re added her with the new number but the old number still shows up. Anyone know how I can permanently remove the old number?

iPhone 4S
  • preet001 Calculating status...
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    Dec 29, 2012 3:28 AM (in response to BeccaSue12)

    tap on the contact you want to delete and then tap the Edit button on upper right corner

    then go to the last . you willsee DELETE CONTACT option .tap on this to delete the contact permanently and then add your new contact again

  • samantharenee04 Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Dec 29, 2012 8:48 AM (in response to BeccaSue12)

    You can not delete it completely, unless you want to do a factory reset. Someone I know called Apple about this, and this is what they told them. The only way you can completely delete a contact out of your phone everywhere, is to do a factory reset and then use icloud to resync your contacts. I wish Apple would change this, and do a major update! I've had my iPhone 5 since the end of Septmember, and this is the only thing I dislike about the whole phone, period. Maybe if enough people complain, they might do something about it? But, I doubt it! Goodluck!

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