How to delete contacts from Telegram

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How to remove contacts from Telegram

If you are interested in understeing how to remove contacts from Telegram, the indications you must follow are those you find below. The operation is feasible both using the official Telegram app for Android and iPhone / iPad that computer, using the official client for Windows, macOS and Linux and the web version of the service.


Android

You want to find out how to delete contacts from Telegram acting as a smartphone and tablet Android? In that case, the first move you need to do is to grab the device, unlock it, access the home screen and / or al drawer I will select l 'icon Telegram app (the one with thewhite paper airplane on light blue background).



Now that you see the main screen of the app, tap the button with the lines horizontally located at the top left, choose the item Contact from the menu that appears and press on contact concerning which you are interested in acting from the proposed list. If you cannot find the contact of your interest, to help you, tap on the icon of magnifying glass located at the top and type its name in the field that appears.

In the chat screen that is now shown to you, tap the contact name located at the top, then on the button with i three dots vertically at the top right and choose the option Delete contact from the menu that opens. Repeat these steps for each contact you intend to remove from Telegram.

However, keep in mind that if the contact you delete from Telegram is also saved in the Android address book and if in the settings of the messaging app you have enabled the contact synchronization, even if you proceed with the deletion, the next time you log in to Telegram, the contact will be visible again in the list.

To avoid encountering the situation just described, you can disable the synchronization of contacts on Telegram for Android. To do this, press the button with the lines horizontally that you find at the top left and select the option Settings from the menu that appears. Next, tap on the wording Privacy and security and carries his OFF l'interruttore situato accanto alla voce Synchronize contacts.


Alternatively, if it is not your intention to disable the synchronization of the address book with Telegram, you can delete the name manually from the contacts app of your smartphone or tablet  and then from Telegram, proceeding as follows I just showed you.


Also, if you find it useful, I inform you that through the section Settings> Privacy and security of Telegram, (accessible after pressing the button with the lines horizontally) you can also delete all contacts saved on the messaging service in one go by choosing the option Delete synced contacts.

Also in this case, however, keep in mind that if you have left the synchronization of contacts active, then all those present in the address book of the device which in turn use Telegram will still be shown to you again.

In case you have to think again, you can add again one or more contacts deleted from Telegram by doing this: press the button with the lines horizontally that you find at the top left, select the wording Contact from the proposed menu, click on the button capacitor positive (+) lead and fill in the form displayed with the name (e possibly also the last name) of the contact and the telephone number, then press on checkmark, top right.

iPhone and iPad

own a iPhone and / or a iPad and would you like to underste how to delete contacts from Telegram on the latter? Then first take your device, unlock it, access the Home Screen and / o alla App library and select theicon Telegram app (the one with thewhite paper airplane on light blue background).


Once the main Telegram screen is displayed, go to the section Contact, by touching the appropriate item at the bottom left, and select the contact in relation to which you wish to go to act. To more easily identify the contact you are interested in, you can help you search through the field Search at the top, typing the name inside.

In the chat screen that is now shown to you, tap the contact name previously selected, at the top, then on the wording Modification placed on the right side of the screen with the details relating to the same e, finally, tap on the wording Delete contact. Repeat these steps for each contact you want to remove and that's it.

Keep in mind that if the contact you remove from Telegram is also saved in the rubrica di iOS / iPadOS and if the contact synchronization, the next time you access Telegram, the contact will be visible again in the list.

To prevent this from happening, you can decide to disable the synchronization of contacts on Telegram for iOS / iPadOS, by tapping on the item Settings that you find at the bottom of the main screen of the app, then on the wording Privacy and security, by your complaint Data settings and finally bringing up OFF the switch next to the item Synchronize contacts.

Alternatively, if you do not want to disable synchronization and if the contact you are interested in taking action is not essential to be saved in the iOS / iPadOS address book, you can first manually delete the latter from the contact list of your iPhone or iPad (as I explained to you in detail in my guide on the subject) and then from Telegram, proceeding as I explained to you just now.

If this can be useful to you, I also point out that through the section Settings> Privacy and security> Data settings messaging app you can delete all contacts from Telegram at once by selecting the option Delete synced contacts.

Obviously, even in this case, if you have left the synchronization of the address book with Telegram enabled, the contacts deleted from the app will be shown to you again when you access it again.

If you have to think again, you can add one or more contacts removed from Telegram again by going to the section Contact application by pressing the button capacitor positive (+) lead located at the top right, filling in the form relating to the new contact with the name (e possibly also the last name) And the telephone number of the latter and tapping on the wording Crea, which you always find at the top of the screen.

computer

If you use Telegram from computer, you will surely also be interested in discovering how to delete contacts using the service client for Windows, macOS and Linux or the web version of the same accessible from a browser.

In this case, first start the Telegram application on your computer, selecting the relevant one collegamento that you find in Windows Start menu or theicon present in MacOS Launchpad. Alternatively, start the browser that you usually use to surf the Net from your PC (eg. Chrome) and log in to Telegram Web.

Now that you see the main Telegram screen, click on the button with the lines horizontally located at the top left, select the item Contact from the menu that appears and click on contact in relation to which you are interested in going to act from the proposed list. If you can't find the contact you're interested in, you can help you search by typing their name in testo field at the top of the list.

In the chat screen that is now shown to you, click on contact name located at the top, then select the option Delete contact placed at the bottom of the box with the user details and that's it. If the option in question is not visible, click on the item first Other, to repair.

Note that if you also use Telegram on smartphones and tablets and on the latter you have activated the automatic synchronization of the address book, the deleted contacts could be restored automatically at the next access via the mobile app (as explained above).

If you have to think again, you can add one or more deleted contacts to Telegram again by clicking on the button with the lines horizontally that you find at the top left, by selecting the option Contact from the menu that opens, then the link New contact site at the bottom of the proposed contact list, by typing the telephone number and name (e possibly also the last name) of the contact you are interested in and clicking on the item Save.

How to remove contacts from Telegram groups

Always remaining on the subject and for completeness of information, it seems only right to indicate you too how to remove contacts from Telegram groups. If this interests you, below you will find explained how to do it through the app of the service for Android and iPhone / iPad, he client per computer and Telegram Web.

The only thing you need to keep in mind is that, in order to carry out the operation in question, it is essential that you have the role of administrator of the group of your interest or that despite being a "normal" participant you have been granted i necessary permissions by whom, on the other he, holds the role of administrator.

Android

Stai using a device Android and you want to remove a certain contact from a Telegram group, first of all start the official app of the service on your smartphone or tablet and select the group name. If you cannot find the group you are interested in, to help you locate it, click on the icon magnifying glass at the top right and type the name in the text field that appears.

In the group chat screen that you now see, select the name of the latter that you find at the top, then make a prolonged tap on the user's name you want to remove (from the list below) and choose the option Remove from group from the box that appears. Repeat these steps for each group member to remove.

If you think about it, to re-add one or more contacts removed from the group, do this: select the group from the list of chats in progress, tap the group name at the top of the next screen, then on the wording Add memberselect il contact of your interest and first presses the blue button with the check (bottom right) and then on the item Add.

Alternatively, you can add contacts via link by selecting the option Invite to the group via link from the contact list screen (the one that is shown to you after touching the wording Add member) and choosing the option for copy the link to the clipboard, or the one for share it directly the Telegram.

iPhone and iPad

Stai using a iPhone or a iPad, to delete the contacts from Telegram present in a group, start the app, select the item Chat that you find below and tap on group name in relation to which you are interested in going to act. If you can't find the group, you can help you locate it by typing its name in visible search field by swiping from top to bottom on the main Telegram screen.

In the chat you now see, select the group name located at the top, press on contact name you want to remove from it (in the list at the bottom) e, continuing to hold down, swipe from right to left, until you see the red button appear Delete, then press on it and it's done. Repeat this process for all contacts you want to remove from the group.

If you have to think again, you can add one or more contacts to a group on Telegram again, by selecting the latter from the chat list on the screen Chat, Then the group name at the top, then the button Add members, selecting the contact of your interest and pressing the button Yes.

Alternatively, you can add contacts via link by selecting the option Invite to the group via link from the contact list screen (the one visible after selecting the button Add members) and choosing the option for copy the link to the clipboard of the device, or the one for share it directly with other users on Telegram.

computer

If you want to delete a contact from a group on Telegram by acting from computer, all you have to do is start the client of the service or the web version of the same, click on group name of your interest that you find in the chat list (on the left) and select the group name from the top of the screen.

After completing the above steps, locate the contact that you intend to delete from the box with the details of the group, bring the mouse pointer over it, press first on (X) that you see appear in his correspondence and then on the item Remove in the window shown, or click directly on the wording Remove. Repeat the steps I just indicated for each contact you wish to remove and that's it.

In case you have to think again, you can add one or more contacts to the group again, selecting it from the list of open chats, then the group name at the top and the button with thelittle man and the symbol (+), or the voice Add member. Then select the contact to add from the list and click on the item Add or on that NEXT.

In addition to how I just explained to you, if you are using Telegram Web you can add a contact to a group via a link. To do this, select the option Invite to the group via link that you find in the box with the group details (visible after clicking on the name of the latter in the chat screen), then copy the link obtained in the clipboard and share it where you think it is more appropriate.



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