Preventing Accidental Contact Deletion

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This article provides a guide on how to prevent accidental contact deletion. The "hide/show contact expiry" admin setting is particularly useful when contact expiry dates are mistakenly inserted, leading to unintended removal of contacts.


Display contact expiry admin setting

This setting can be found and configured by following these steps:

  • Select the Profile icon from the Top menu.
  • Select "Admin Settings".
  • In the side menu, select "Account" and then "Account Settings".
  • Scroll to the Website section.
  • Use the radio buttons to determine whether the system displays contract expiry dates.

If you choose to hide the field by selecting "No", it will prevent accidental input of expiry dates, thus avoiding unintentional contact deletion.

The benefits of hiding contact expiry dates

  • It prevents accidental deletion of contacts.
  • It helps maintain the integrity of your contact list.
  • It saves time and effort in restoring accidentally deleted contacts.


The contact expiry dates setting in BigChange is a useful tool to prevent accidental contact deletion due to mistakenly inserted expiry dates. By simply hiding the field, you can ensure the safety and integrity of your contact list.