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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Delete Contact Group

The best way to organize your contacts on Samsung Galaxy SIII is by grouping some of them into certain contact group, such as Family, Friends, etc. By grouping the contact with similar categories. now you can also send them the same message at once.

See also: How to Create and Add Contact to a Group on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, for any reason you can also delete certain contact group you've created before.

How to delete created contact group?
Below are the steps you need to do to remove contact group on Samsung Galaxy SIII:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Contact.
  3. Tap Groups tab.
  4. Here you will see a list of your contact groups.
  5. Tap and hold the required contact group you wish to delete.
  6. On pop up menu select Delete.
  7. Tap OK button to confirm delete contact group.
  8. Finish. Now you have managed to delete contact group on your phone.

Sometimes you need to delete your contacts when you no longer need them and want to free up your phone storage. And by knowing on how to delete certain contact group, now you can delete the one you wish to be deleted. So, hope it helps :)


  1. the pop-up only has Edit. Edit does not display the menu to delete.

    1. Hi Phaceli,
      Thanks for coming.
      I'm so sorry if the steps I've mentioned above is not works for you. However, can you please tell me what's group you want to remove? Is it default group or created group? FYI, the steps above is only works for created group. The default group can't be deleted from the phone. If you still wants to remove them, try to delete the default group from the PC. Login to you Gmail account, select contacts, you should see delete option under the "more" tab.
      Hope this helps :)

  2. Dear Rehan
    Good afternoon. ..
    I was looking to solve the above issue for 7 months & just now I become able to delete the default groups....
    Thank you so much ...

    1. Hi Asaad Awira,
      Thanks for coming.
      I'm so happy to know that this post has helped you :)

  3. I group messaged several people but I added someone to group that I need to delete. Plus I dont seem to be able to delete any contacts.

    1. Hi Claudia Friszell,
      Thanks for coming.
      Try deleting that contact from the Contacts app by long pressing the contact and then select "Delete".


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