How to Delete iPhone Call History or Backup Call Logs

Recent calls in the phone app reveal everything about the call history on your iPhone. It’s a powerful feature that lets you track all calls that you made, received or missed. The amount of information it holds is quite huge.

But, of course, sometimes, having a call history is going to get you into trouble. For those who need to erase call history – one or all – this is the complete guide you’re looking for.

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Let’s dive right in.

How to Delete a Single Call from iPhone Call log

Step #1. Open the phone app and tap on “Recents.”

Step #2. Find the particular log that you want to remove and “swipe” horizontally on it.

Step #3. When the “Delete” button shows up, tap that and the call log will be deleted.

Tap on Recent then Swipe on the Call on iPhone


Step #1. You can also tap on “Edit” from the top.

Step #2. Then tap the red-minus button on the left of the particular call log.

Step #3. Hit delete and it’s gone!

Delete Individual Call History on iPhone

#2. How to Delete Entire iPhone Call History?

Please note that You can’t “undo” this action.

Step #1. In the Recents, tap on “Edit.”

Step #2. Now, tap on “Clear.”

Step #3. Hit “Clear All Recent” and all the data should be gone.

Clear Call History on iPhone

That’s all, folks!

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How to Delete iPhone Call History or Backup Call Logs

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  1. i have an iphone 6. i have followed the procedures to Clear All Recents several times, and it works – for a few moments. then they all reappear. how do i delete all recents PERMANENTLY?

  2. Hello,
    I have 2 iphones, one for work (iphone1) and one personal (iphone2)
    Lately all the calls I do and receive on the iphone2 appear on the recent list on iphone1, but just in this direction. The calls made and received on iPhone1 don’t appear on iphone2.
    How can I remove those calls made with the another iphone from the recent list?
    I have 2 iphones since 2 years and it never happened before.


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