Whereas you can delete address books from your account by selecting them and clicking Delete, tthe contacts remain in your 'All contacts' address book.
However, you might want delete the address book and the contacts from your account, as you no longer require the data. This can easily be done in one action.
Steps to remove an address book (or books) and all its contacts from your account
- Select Contacts from the navigation bar to display your address books and use the checkboxes to the left of each address book to select which one or ones are to be removed.
- Click on More actions to display a dropdown and select the Remove address book and contacts from account option.
- A confirmation box will be displayed. Click OK to continue.
The address book and all its contacts will be removed from your account, which means these contacts will also be removed from your 'All contacts' address book as well. They will no longer exist in your account.