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How to Remove Contacts from Android SIM Card Completely

-- Thursday, February 25, 2016
Want to delete SIM card contacts to hand over your phone to someone else? Without much too say, privacy security would be the one that concerns most. To ensure that your contacts and other personal information are wiped properly before giving away, we’ll walk you through the simplest guide on how to achieve it.

Secure Eraser is a program that plays the most important role. It features the functionality to erase almost everything from the Android device. All contacts, music, browser history, caches and cookies, messages, etc. will be cleared with just one simple click. Once the data have been removed, they are not recoverable. Now read on the steps below.

Note: Take a backup of you Android data before wiping the device. All data from Android device will be deleted permanently.

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How to Remove Contacts from Android SIM Card

Step 1 Start Secure Eraser on Computer
Run the program and connect your Android device like Samsung Galaxy S7/Galaxy S6, HTC M9/10, Nexus 6, LG G5/4/3, etc. to computer. Later on, enable the USB debugging option on your device. Once connected, you will see the main interface as follows. Tap on "Erase All Data" and move on to the next step.

Launch Secure Eraser on Computer

Step 2 Erase All Data from Android
From the next page, you will be asked to enter "delete" to authorize the program to erase data. Click on "Erase Now" to get started.

 Start Erasing Data from Android

Step 3 Perform a Factory Data Reset on Android
To clear all systems data and settings completely, a factory data reset is needed. Follow the instructions below to complete the data reset.

 Factory Data Reset

Although all these steps are simple, they are all important to keep your personal data safe. Read and follow this guide carefully when using Secure Eraser. If there’s any problem, leave the message in the comments!

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.