General :: Deleting Phone Contacts But NOT Google Account Contacts

Feb 1, 2014

how google accounts work. I got a phone previously owned by a family member and all his contacts are still in the phone. I was wondering if it is possible to delete all the contacts on the phone but not affect his google account contacts? Also, if i reformat the phone, will this delete all his google contacts?

General :: Deleting Phone Contacts but NOT Google Account Contacts


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Apr 8, 2010

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