How to Delete Frequently Contacted Contacts and Groups on WhatsApp?

In Forward to screen (the screen which you can see during you forward), you can see the Frequently contacted section along with My status option, Recent chats, and Other contacts sections.

The above is the case of Android. In the case of the iPhone, it only has My status option, Frequently contacted and Recent chats section.

Here are the two ways to delete Frequently contacted on WhatsApp:

Clearing the conversation of contact or group will remove it from the Frequently contacted section. But those contact or group will appear in the Recent chats section. This is the case for both Android and iPhone.

OR

Deleting the conversation of contact will remove it from the Frequently contacted section. This is the case for the iPhone. But in the case of Android, those contact will appear in the Other contacts section.

Keep in mind that the Other contacts section contains all the WhatsApp contacts except the ones you find in the Recent chats and Frequently contacted.

Pick the option you prefer from the above, and let’s see the steps to do this task on Android and iPhone:

Android

For the deletion of chat, please refer to this guide.

Below are the steps to clear a conversation.

Open WhatsApp.

In the Chats tab, hit the conversation that you want to remove from the Frequently contacted section.

Hit the three vertical dots at the top right.

In the menu, tap More option, which you can find beneath Wallpaper.

More option

In the menu, hit Clear chat option, which you can find above Export chat.

Clear chat option on WhatsApp for Android

In the pop-up, select Delete media in this chat option if you want to delete media of this chat. Otherwise, unselect it.

Hit Clear option in the pop-up.

Clear option

iPhone

For the deletion of the chat, please refer to this guide.

Below are the steps to clear a conversation.

Open WhatsApp.

Hit Chats, which you can find between Camera and Settings at the bottom. 

Tap the conversation that you want to remove from the Frequently contacted section.

Tap the group or contact name at the top.

Scroll down to the bottom. Now, you can see the Clear Chat option which you can find beneath Export Chat. Hit it.

Clear Chat option

In the pop-up, hit Delete all messages option.

Delete all messages option

That’s all.

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