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How to Delete Call Log on Android

You can delete single call, multiple calls, all calls from a particular contact and entire call history from your device and here is how you can do it:

Note: if you want a backup of your call log, then I suggest you to check out this guide.

Delete Call Log on Android

Delete Single Call

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    Open Phone app.
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    Tap Overflow menu (three vertical dots) and then select Call History.

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    Now you can see all the calls (missed, incoming and outgoing) of your device.

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    Tap the one you want to delete.

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    Now you can see two options or four options (if you haven’t saved contact).

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    Tap Call details and you can see all the details regarding the call.

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    Tap trash can icon at the top to delete the call.
Selected single call to delete

Delete Multiple Calls at Once

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    Open Phone app.
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    Tap Overflow menu > Call History.

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    Tap Overflow menu.

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    Tap Clear call history.

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    Now select the contacts that you want to delete.
Selected multiple calls to delete
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    Tap OK button.

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    Tap OK on the popup.

In case, you can’t use the above steps on your device, then you need to use a third-party app to do this task.

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    Install and open Truecaller app.
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    After you go through the configuration, you can see the main screen where you can see all the calls.

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    Select the calls that you want to delete.

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    Once you were done, tap Trash can icon at the top.

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    Tap Delete on the confirmation popup.

Delete Entire Call History

We can do this in two ways: Built-in phone app and a third-party app.

Phone App

  • Just open Phone app and make sure you are in the Recents tab.
  • Tap Overflow menu and then Call History.

  • Now you can see all the calls of your device. Tap the Overflow menu again.

  • Tap on “Clear call history” option and then select "All" at the top.
Selecting all calls to delete
  • Tap OK button.
  • Tap OK on the confirmation popup.

  • That’s it. All done.

Third-Party App

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    Install and open SMS Backup & Restore app.
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    Tap Hamburger icon (three vertical lines). Select “Settings”.

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    Find and tap “Delete messages or phone calls”.

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    Both the options are selected by default. Leave the Phone calls intact and unselect Messages (see screenshot).
Selected phone calls option
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    Tap Yes on the popup.

Delete All calls from Specific Contact or Number at Once

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    Open Phone app.
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    Tap Overflow menu.

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    Tap Call History and now you can see all the calls.

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    Tap Overflow menu and then select "Search call log".

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    Type the contact name.
Searching a particular contact
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    Tap the contact > Call details option.
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    Now hit the trash can icon at the top.
Call details of a particular contact

The above steps are same for phone numbers that you’ve not saved as a contact.

In case, if the above steps can’t be used on your device, then you can the following third-party app to do this task.

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    Install and open “Call Logs Cleaner” app.
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    Now you can see your entire calls of your Android device.

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    Select the contact. Keep in mind that this app will delete all the calls from the contact at once.
Selected a particular contact on the call logs cleaner app
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    Tap trash can icon at the top.
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    Tap Delete on the confirmation message.

Final Thoughts

All the above steps work well. You can pick the one as per your wish.

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