Add an email address to your Gmail contacts

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  1. Keep your contacts up to date in Gmail
  2. Open a contact in Gmail
  3. About Google Contacts

Keep your contacts up to date in Gmail

When exchanging email with a new contact in Gmail, take a moment to add the sender to Google Contacts. This will then be available on all your devices. Here’s how:

  1. Open a message from the sender you want to save as a contact in your Gmail address book.

  2. Hover over the sender’s name at the top of the email.

  3. Click Add to contacts on the pop-up panel.

  4. To add more information about this contact, click Edit contact † Enter the sender’s name and any other information you have about this person. You do not need to fill in all fields. You can always add information later.

  5. After adding all the necessary information Save new contact or wait for Google to save it automatically.

When you enter one or two letters in a field To who When you compose a new email, Gmail automatically fills the field based on matching contacts, so you don’t have to look up addresses in your contact list. manually. If you haven’t saved the address, Gmail won’t be able to save it.

Open a contact in Gmail

When you’re ready to expand or edit the information you have for your contact:

  1. Open Contacts on the https://contacts.google.com/

  2. Start typing a contact’s name or email address into the search field. Gmail suggests matching contacts. If Gmail doesn’t suggest the correct contact, select the correct item from the search results.

  3. Contact details appear. Choose an icon pencil to edit the contact.

  4. Make the necessary changes or additions. Select Lake at the bottom of the contacts screen to see additional fields.

  5. Select Save

About Google Contacts

When you enter a sender in Google Contacts, the information is synced across all your computers and mobile devices so it’s available wherever you are and on whatever device you use.

Once you have a group of records, you can organize, view, and merge them. You can even create personal mailing lists to send messages to groups without having to enter all their email addresses.

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