How can I remove a contact's picture?

The only option I'm being given is to replace it with another picture. I added the picture and the contact through my phone.

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    Yes, I have the same problem. I want to remove my ex-wife picture but I cant. I change to a totaly black image. May 28, 2012 at 11:12

3 Answers 3


No, you cannot do it directly on the phone.

You can't neither from the live website and neither from Outlook


The only way now a days is changing to another picture. You can change to a black picture but it looks strange in the list of people hub.


Remove existing contact and create new contact with same details.

  • but this will remove call history etc.?
    – hfrmobile
    Oct 19, 2015 at 11:05
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    It wont remove any history from call logs, when you delete a contact, it will be shown as a number in the log and even in the inbox also messages will be shown as received from a number. When you create the contact again, everything will be shown as a contact. Oct 19, 2015 at 11:09
  • Seems it is the best and only way right now,
    – Kolappan N
    Mar 20, 2016 at 20:21

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