In web-based email clients such as the Outlook Web App, adding contacts to your contact list is pretty simple and straightforward and it’s right within the Outlook app itself. However for some reason, this isn’t necessarily the case for Google’s Gmail platform. If you’re trying to find a way to add contacts via Gmail, you should probably stop because the option is not there.

How To Add Contacts To Gmail On The Web

  1. Launch your browser
  2. Go to the Google Contact’s website
  3. Sign into your Google account
  4. Click the Create contact button on the sidebar to the left side of the page
  5. Fill out the details of the contact
  6. Click Save

How To Add Contacts Quickly In Gmail

If you don’t have the time to go through the steps above to create a new contact and fill out all the particulars, you can also quickly add a contact in Gmail which you can then go back and make the necessary edits when you have more time.

  1. Go to Gmail
  2. Open the email from the sender you want to add to your contacts
  3. Tap the three dots icon to the right of the message
  4. Click Add to Contacts list and it will be saved instantly
  5. You can edit details and add more information through Google’s Contacts

How To Add Gmail Contacts On Android

  1. Launch the Contacts app
  2. Tap the “+” button at the bottom right corner of the app
  3. Fill out the details of the contact that you want to be included
  4. Additional input fields can be found by tapping More fields
  5. Tap Save when you’re done

How To Add Gmail Contacts On iPhone And iPad

  1. Launch Safari on your iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to the mobile web version of Google Contacts
  3. Tap the “+” button at the bottom right corner of the screen
  4. Fill out the details about the contact
  5. Tap Save and you’re all set

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