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How to Delete a ChatApp Contact

How to Remove Contact from ChatApp Without Deleting Them From Your Phone


How to Delete a ChatApp Contact

Do you want to keep your ChatApp contacts organised without deleting them from your phone? It can be difficult to navigate how to delete a contact from ChatApp but not your phone. Luckily, there are several ways you can accomplish this task.

Read on to learn how to remove a contact from ChatApp but not from your phone, manage your ChatApp with MobileTrans, and even recover deleted messages!

Removing contacts from ChatApp but not phones can be a tricky business. It often fails due to the default settings of the app. Thankfully, our experts have developed some reliable methods that will help you safely delete a contact from ChatApp without deleting it from your phone.

How to Remove Contact From ChatApp but Not From Phone


How to Delete a ChatApp Contact

In the screen’s bottom right corner of the ChatApp app, tap on the “Contacts” tab in the bottom right corner. Locate the contact you wish to remove and press on their profile to open their profile.

Tap on it and select “Delete Contact”. The contact will now be removed from your ChatApp contacts list, but still appear in your phone contacts list. You can repeat this process for any other contacts you want to delete from ChatApp while keeping them in your phone contacts list.

Remove Contact from ChatApp but Not from Phone by Blocking

Blocking a contact on ChatApp is the best way to remove them from your ChatApp contacts list, while still keeping them in your phone. To do so, open up the app and search for the name of the contact you wish to block. Once you have opened their chat, tap on their name which will bring up a new window with a few options.

Select “Block” and “Block ” to confirm that you want to block this contact. This immediately prevents them from seeing your online status or messaging you on ChatApp. If you decide at any point that you want to unblock this person, simply go back into the same window and select the “Unblock” option instead.

Save the Contact Number as a Note Instead

If you’re looking for a way to delete a ChatApp contact without blocking them, the best option is to save the contact number as a note on your phone. To do this, copy the contact from your phonebook and paste it into ‘Note’ on your mobile phone. Once you’ve done this, you can safely delete the ChatApp contact from your phonebook and still have access to their information when needed.

Save Contact List in SIM Card [old ChatApp version only

When using the old version of ChatApp, removing a contact from the app without deleting them from your phone by saving the contact list to your SIM card is possible. To do this, enter your phone’s settings and select Contacts.

Then, in Display Preferences/Options, tick the check box that only phone contacts can be displayed on ChatApp. This will ensure that any contacts saved outside of your phone are not visible in the app. After this step, open up ChatApp and navigate to settings.

This is where you can save your contact list to the SIM card and then delete it from ChatApp without deleting it from your device entirely. This method is an effective and convenient way to remove unwanted contacts from ChatApp while still keeping them available for other purposes.

How to Manage Your ChatApp

ChatApp is one of the most popular messaging apps. Managing contacts and chats is important to ensure that your conversations are safe and secure. With MobileTrans, you can transfer ChatApp from phone to phone with a few clicks. You can also backup ChatApp to a computer and restore it to another device.

1. Transfer ChatApp Data between Phones

Switching to a new phone does not have to mean losing all your ChatApp data. MobileTrans has the perfect solution for transferring ChatApp data from one phone to another. Whether switching from iPhone to Android or vice versa, MobileTrans provides an easy and fast way to transfer your important media files, videos and more.

Simply download the MobileTrans app on both devices, connect them together with a USB cable and follow the simple steps in the app. In no time at all, your ChatApp data will be safely transferred to your new device! It’s that easy.

2. Not Enough Cloud Storage? – Backup ChatApp to Computer

If your cloud storage is full and you are unable to back up your ChatApp data, don’t worry! With the help of MobileTrans software, you can easily backup your ChatApp data from your phone to a computer.

You only need to download and install the software on your device, and then connect it to the computer. After that, select “Backup ChatApp Data” from the main interface, and the software will begin backing up all of your messages, photos, videos, contacts and more.

Once it’s done, you can restore any of these files whenever needed by connecting your device again and selecting “Restore ChatApp Data”. You can also delete any unwanted contacts during this process. MobileTrans makes it easy and convenient to backup or restore all of your ChatApp data quickly and safely!

3. Keep Cherish ChatApp Chats

With MobileTrans, you can easily keep your cherished ChatApp chats forever. Whether it be conversations with friends and family, or important business contacts, you can now back up and export those chats to a computer in PDF or HTML format.

Choose the messages you want to keep and then save them to your PC. That way, even if you delete a contact from ChatApp, you won’t have to worry about losing their conversation history. With MobileTrans, you can make sure that your special conversations will remain safe and accessible for years to come.


In summary, saving a ChatApp contact number as a note is an effective way of deleting someone from your contacts list while still having access to their information when necessary. It also provides added convenience and security by allowing you to easily organize all contacts in one place and keeping them safe from prying eyes.

We hope you found this article useful. Let’s know if you have any concerns. Just shoot us in the comment section.


How do I delete a contact?

The contacts that you see in ChatApp come from your address book. There is no way to directly edit the Select contact screen. To delete a contact from the ChatApp contact list, you must delete the contact from your phone’s address book.

Does the deleted contact know that they’ve been deleted?

No, ChatApp contacts won’t know you’ve deleted them. However, they will know if you have blocked them as they cannot send you a message.

How do I delete multiple contacts on ChatApp?

On the Contact Info screen, select Menu > View in address book. Click on the Edit Icon. Click on the 3 dots icon. Tap “Delete” (button in the shape of a trash can) > OK.