Sunday, August 14, 2011

How To Remove All Your Phone Contacts in Facebook

This is amazingly unnoticed by lots of people. This would fall into the category of privacy infringement I guess.
If you are using any smartphones with Facebook application, you are bound to fall into this category of Facebook having all your contacts that you are storing in your smartphones.


From an official reply to BGR, Facebook spokesperson claimed that the phone contacts are not visible to everyone. 

Here are the steps to remove your phone contacts from Facebook account.

Step 1: Login to www.facebook.com from your Mac or PC
Step 2: At the top right corner, go to "Account" -> "Edit Friends"
Step 3: Click on "Contacts" at the top left
Step 4: At the right side, there is a link "this page". Click on it.

Step 5: Click "Remove"


Step 6: Go to your mobile Facebook Application and switch off sync
Step 7: For iPhones, launch Facebook app and go to "Friends"
Step 8: On the top right, tap on the arrow and select "Sync Contacts"



Step 9: Slide to Off on "Syncing". Done.


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