Please be aware that Mailchimp have changed how to removed contacts. Please see the newer article on how to archive and permanently delete contacts in Mailchimp.
Yesterday I posted instructions on how to delete unsubscribed and cleaned Mailchimp contacts. I’ve had a few queries since whether it’s possible to bulk delete unsubscribed contacts (General Data Protection Regulation GDPR requirements seem to be prompting these questions). Unfortunately I am not aware of a means of quickly deleting many unsubscribed contacts. Below are instructions on the quickest way that I know of to delete unsubscribed contacts.
How to bulk delete Mailchimp unsubscribed contacts
Follow these instructions to mass delete your unsubscribed contacts:
- Create a segment where Email Marketing Status is Unsubscribed.
- Whilst viewing the contacts in the segment, change View to 100 (this will be at the bottom of the window).
- Click the empty select box next to each unsubscribed contact.
- Click the Delete button near the top of the page.
- Click Delete again.
If you have more than 100 contacts then you’re able to select then delete 100 contacts at a time.