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How to remove all contacts in one go? [answered]

asked 2013-12-16 13:56:52 +0200

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updated 2013-12-21 11:14:28 +0200

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Is there a way in Jolla UI to delete all of the contacts in People application without reseting the whole phone?

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answered 2013-12-17 13:20:08 +0200

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updated 2013-12-17 14:06:42 +0200

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1. stop service:

systemctl --user stop contactsd.service

2. remove contacts:

devel-su --privileged rm -rf /home/nemo/.local/share/system/privileged/Contacts/qtcontacts-sqlite/*

3. Open People app:

systemctl --user start contactsd.service
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Nice! Still not in -UI :-(

NikosAlexandris ( 2013-12-24 22:10:02 +0200 )edit
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answered 2013-12-16 13:58:04 +0200

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Currently the Jolla UI is lacking the utility for deleting all contacts from People application.

It can, however, be done using SSH or the Finger terminal (both of them require that you enable the developer mode first). Be careful not to delete anything unintended.

devel-su
rm -rf /home/nemo/.local/share/system/privileged/Contacts/qtcontacts-sqlite/*
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