removing contacts from my list

MarieE9
Occasional Participant

removing contacts from my list

a colleague shared their contact list with me (approx 3000 addresses which i upload at one time).  we now agree that the list is not right for my business. is there a way i can delete these contacts easily? i can only identify them by date. thanks for any help

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William_D
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Hello @MarieE9 ,

 

I'd recommend setting up a segmentation with the criteria of Contact Details > Date Added > Is between > and then select the date / range when the contacts were added.

 

From there you can add them to a list on their own, then select them all in that list to wholly delete.

 

You could also just do a search as well with the criteria of Date Added and that specific date, and select-all for deletion from there.


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MarieE9
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hi william, 

thank you for your help. i got a far as identifying the names and then creating a segment. when i go to delete the segment, i get a message that says i will not be deleting the names from the primary list. only the segment.

this is not accomplishing my objective. am i doing something incorrectly?

thanks so much for your time.

karen

 

You need to select the names from the list view. For full instructions, check out the Delete a Contact... article linked in this reply and the prior.


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