How to Delete Recent Calls from Apple Watch

You can’t delete recent calls from your apple watch directly. This is a feature that has been discussed and requested for a long time by apple users, but as of now, you still have to use your paired iPhone to do this.

Let’s see how to delete recent calls from apple watch using your paired iPhone. And maybe a few other tricks along the way.

How to delete recent calls from Apple Watch 

As mentioned above, it is not possible to delete the recent calls from your apple watch directly. so let’s see how to do it from the phone.

Step #1 Pair Your Watch with the Phone 

First, and the most obvious step is to make sure you have your iPhone and your watch connected and synced. You can’t do this action with just any iPhone, only with the device that is paired to the watch.

Step #2 Delete Recents on your iPhone 

how to delete recent calls from apple watch

Now lunch the Phone app on your iPhone, and go to the recent tab:

  • Tap on the Edit button on the right upper side
  • You see the minus sign now next to all recent calls – tap the ones you wish to delete
  • Once you tap them you will see a Delete button on the right, tap that to remove from the list
  • Once you finish, just tap the Done button

Step #3 Open Phone app on your watch

how to delete recent calls from apple watch

Now lunch the Phone app on your apple watch and go to the recent tab and you should see that the calls you deleted on your phone have disappeared.

Delete ALL Recent calls at once with this simple way

We learned how to delete individual recent calls from your apple watch using our phone, but what if we don’t have time and want to remove all of them at one go? Easy, just follow these instructions:

how to delete recent calls from apple watch
how to delete recent calls from apple watch
  1. Lunch the Phone app on your iPhone
  2. On the bottom, browse to the Recent tab
  3. Tap the Edit button on the upper right corner
  4. Now tap the Clear button on the upper left corner
  5. You will be asked to confirm.

Once you confirm, all recent calls including FaceTime will be removed and once you check your watch you will see it gone as well.

NOTE – If for some reason these steps don’t work, try and check both your watch and iPhone software is updated. Also try and unpair the two and pair them again.

Frequently Asked Questions about Deleting Recent Calls on Apple Watch

How do I sync my Apple Watch with the iPhone?

The watch automatically syncs with the iPhone, and you can’t do it manually. Just keep the watch paired to the phone, and you are good to go.

I am not able to see contacts on my Apple Watch?

It could be due to the reason that the watch is not updated to the latest version. Follow the software update steps mentioned in this article, and you can easily access contacts on your Apple Watch.

Can I undo the deleted call history on Apple Watch?

No, there is no way to re-access the deleted call history on your Apple Watch. Once deleted, you can never retrieve the call logs.

Final Thoughts 

Now you know how to delete recent calls from your Apple Watch. Make sure your watch software remains up to date so that it syncs perfectly with your iPhone.

Moreover, keep the watch connected at all times so that it gets the latest call logs, and you don’t see the call information on the watch deleted from the iPhone.

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About the Author: Adam Wishmore

Adam Wishmore is an apple geek, there is no other way of putting it. Since the first generation iPhone hit the market to the latest Macbook pro, Adam knows everything there is and how to fix everything on apple devices. Find me on Facebook