If you have an iPhone, you probably already know that it can store a lot of calls. In fact, your “recents” tab can hold over 100 numbers alone. And this doesn’t account for all of the numbers that are also stored in the Cloud. But there are numerous reasons that someone might not want to keep a log of their call history. Today we will discuss these reasons and teach you how to delete recent calls on iPhone.

Why Would You Need to Delete Your Call History?

There are two main reasons that someone might want to delete their call history - a) for privacy concerns and b) to free up space.

Privacy Concerns-Many people do business or deal with clients on their cell phones. Should your phone ever be lost or stolen, you probably don’t want people to have access to these numbers. In such a case, keeping your call history clear can be a good idea.

Free up Space-Everything on your iPhone takes up space, and call history is no exception. If you are running low on space, deleting your history log can be a good way to free some up.

Part 1: How to Delete Recent Calls on iPhone

A) Deleting Single Calls

Users who want to delete single iPhone recent calls on their iPhone can follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Go to the home screen of your phone and tap on the phone icon.
Step 2: Click on the “recents” tab.
Step 3: Find the phone number you want to delete and swipe it left with your finger.
Step 4: Click the red delete button. This will remove a single number from your iPhone.

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B) Deleting Multiple Calls

Users who want to delete multiple calls on their iPhone can follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Go to the home screen of your phone and tap on the phone icon.
Step 2: Click on the recents tab.
Step 3: At the top of your screen, you will see two options - “All” and “Missed”. Make sure the “All” tab is highlighted.
Step 4: Click on the “edit” option in the top right hand corner of your screen. This will make little red minus signs appear before each phone number.
Step 5: Find the number you want to delete and tap on the red minus sign beside it.
Step 6: Click delete.
Step 7: Repeat steps 5 and 6 for any additional numbers you wish to delete from your phone.

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