Are you a business person who uses LinkedIn for business and social networking?
After importing all contacts from different places such as your contacts list, Gmail, Outlook, and others, do you ever wonder if it is possible to delete certain unwanted contacts?
If you have ever thought about deleting unwanted contacts in your LinkedIn account, then you are in the right place.
In this article, you are going to learn how to delete contacts on Linkedin. You are going to learn how to do it on both mobile devices and the LinkedIn web.
How To Delete Contacts On LinkedIn
LinkedIn allows you to import contacts from your contact list through Gmail, Outlook, and other sources since it is a great tool for networking, especially for businesses.
You can also make connections by searching for contacts on LinkedIn. In the same way, it allows you to import contacts.
It also allows you to delete contacts that you no longer find necessary or contacts that you no longer want on your contact list on LinkedIn.
Below is a step-by-step process on how to delete your contacts on LinkedIn.
On Mobile Devices
Using your mobile device, you can delete a contact from your Connections section or the user’s profile.
Step 1: Open LinkedIn
Navigate to the LinkedIn app on your phone and tap on it to open it. Log in to your account if you have not already logged in.
Step 2: Open Connections
On the home page, tap on “My Network” found at the bottom of the screen. Click on the ”Manage my network” tab. Click on Connections.
Step 3: Find the contact to delete
A list of all your connections appears in the order in which you made those onnections.
There is an option to sort and filter the list of connections. There is also a search button to use for a quicker search. (The magnifying glass icon).
Step 3: Delete unwanted contact
Tap the three dots next to the contact’s details. Select Remove Connection to delete any contacts linked to the user.
Delete from profile
You can also delete a contact through their profile.
Step 1: Go To Connections
On the Home page of LinkedIn, click on the My Networks icon. Under the “Manage my network” menu, tap on Connections.
Step 2: Search Contact
Search the contact you wish to delete. You can use the search bar for a quicker search. Tap on the contact you wish to delete and tap on “View profile”.
Step 3: Delete the contact
Tap the three dots beside the message button and tap “Remove connection”.
If you’re using a Mac or Windows computer, here’s how you can delete a contact on the LinkedIn web.
Step 1: Open the LinkedIn website
Navigate to LinkedIn on a browser of your choice, and log in.
Step 2: Open Connections
On the Home page, click on the “My Networks” icon. Under the “Manage my Network” menu, click on Connections.
Step 3: Search Contact
Search the contact you wish to delete. You can use the search bar for a quicker search.
Step 4: Delete unwanted contact
Click the three dots beside the message button and click Remove connection.
You must note that when you remove a connection, they won’t be notified.
After removing a connection, any recommendations or endorsements between you and that person will be withdrawn.
LinkedIn is a great tool for connecting with business individuals and institutions all around the world. You may have certain contacts on LinkedIn that you no longer need.
You can delete these contacts on your mobile devices and the LinkedIn website using your PC. You can also mass-delete contacts you imported from a source.
FAQs on How To Delete Contacts on LinkedIn
Using your mobile device, you can delete a contact from your Connections section or the user’s profile. Profile > My network > Manage my network > Connections > Remove connection.