iOS Bug: Cannot Delete Contact From “Text Message” View

In an earlier post, I wrote about how a user cannot delete a contact on their iPhone if they edit the contact details while entering from the Favorites view. Today, I discovered that the same bug (feature?) also exists if you attempt to edit the contact details while entering from the Text Message view. 

Suppose you are text messaging with a friend:

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And if for whatever reason (say your friend is no longer responsive [insert sad face]) you want to delete this friend from your contact list. The logical thing to do would be to click on the Contact button to view and edit contact details. On click, you will see: 

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By clicking Edit, you will see: 

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And if you scroll down all the way – similar to the behavior of entering via the Favorites view, you will not see a Delete Contact button:

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