Best Ways to Remove All Contacts on iPad to Prevent Data Leaks

Everyone who owns an iPad knows how difficult and tedious deleting contacts on iPad can be. No matter if they are phone, message or other type of contacts, the iPad is just not meant for that. This sleek device is not productive at all when deleting contacts is in question. You need to go one by one and it can really frustrate anyone. That is why today we will show you the best and most effective way on how to delete all contact on iPad. Usually you will need to do this when you want to sell your iPad or give it to other people, friends or relatives to use it.

How to Delete All Contacts on iPad from iCloud

As you may know, iCloud is the powerful cloud service that is linked with any iOS device, including the iPad. This means that you can use it as a place to store your contacts, photos, messages, songs and any other private info. Because of that the iCloud also serves as contact and data file manager. So, if you want to delete your contacts, you can do it from the iCloud.

  • Step 1: Go to settings and find iCloud.
  • Step 2: Turn the switch of the contacts to off.
  • Step 3: Go to delete the contacts.

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However, the problem with this feature is that it doesn’t guarantee permanent deleting of the contacts, and there may be some privacy leaks.

Completely Delete All Contacts on iPad to Avoid Privacy Leak

Like we said previously, although you can delete all contacts on iPad, there is a possibility to retrieve them all back with various software options. However, as iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac is one of the best permanent removal of data software, you can use it to permanently delete privacy data from your iPad in a very simply way.

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The key features about iMyFone Umate Pro:

  • Erase All Data: Totally erase all your data include the data that the other functions cannot wipe to make your idevice brand new. Therefore, it’s the safest one to protect your privacy.
  • Erase Private Data: For example it can delete your WhatsApp conversations permanently so no one can access your conversations.
  • Erase Private Fragments: As aims to protect your privacy, this function is unique because it can find out all private traces produced by third-party apps and permanently destroy them.

How to Permanently Delete All Contacts on iPad

1. Download and Install iMyFone Umate Pro
Download the software and follow the installation process. Run the program after installation. Then get your lighting cable and connect the Mac/PC with your iPad.

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2. Select a Erasing Mode
Then you need to select an erasing mode. In our case, to permanently delete all the deleted contacts on iPad pick the “Erase Deleted Files” to erase them.

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3. Erase the Contacts
Just click on the “Erase” option and wait for the software to permanently delete all contacts on iPad. Take the cable off and you will be safe from any privacy leaks.

Erase Deleted Data

However, there is an easier way of iMyFone Umate Pro to permanently erase all the contacts on iPad. “Erase All Data” can erase all the data on iPad include the contacts in one click. Therefore, if you choose this mode to wipe the contacts on iPad, there is no need to delete them first. As there are two different ways, you can choose the suitable one to erase your iPad.

Furthermore, it can work with all iOS devices including the older versions of the iPad. You can use it for your actual iOS devices to clean it up from all unnecessary files and permanently delete photos, music or any other contacts in order. Though it’s software that can clean up idevice, it’s computer-basic software which support both Mac OS X and Windows.