How to delete contacts from read only accounts:


You may have been faced with this issue, trying to delete ex bae's number? or just cleaning your contact list and you got faced with that challenge.."contacts from read only accounts cannot be removed".. For Android users (especially android 7 and above), this problem may be persistent some times. But here is the solution!!!

  • Go to settings and
  • Click on "Other Accounts"
  • Click on "Whatsapp"
  • Click on "Whatsapp" again (note: do not click on the sync icon, make sure you click on the text:Whatsapp)
  • Click on the "three dots" at the top right end.
  • Select "Remove Account"
  • A confirmation pops up for you, go ahead and confirm, you will not lose any of your data.
  • Now go back and try to delete the stubborn contact again....

see the magic?😃😃

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