How to Add New Contact to Your Google Contacts

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Contacts users

What are contacts in Google Contacts used for

  • To store people’s contact details such as names, phone numbers, etc.
  • Contact names and email addresses get suggested when you start typing them in Google apps such as Gmail, Drive, Calendar, etc. You can click these suggestions to automatically fill in people’s email addresses and perform actions faster.

How to add contact information to your Google Contacts step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Add New Contact To Your Google Contacts - Step 1

To create a contact manually, go to Google Contacts at, click the Create contact icon in the top left.

Step 2

How To Add New Contact To Your Google Contacts - Step 2

Fill out the form with contact info. Click Show more at the bottom left to view even more info fields.

How To Add New Contact To Your Google Contacts - Step 3

All these fields are optional, so don’t worry about filling out any info that will not be useful to you.

When you’re ready, click Save to add the contact.

Step 3

How To Add New Contact To Your Google Contacts - Step 4

You can see your contacts by selecting Contacts in the Main menu on the left.

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Sort Contacts

Create contact groups to sort your contacts or use as mailing lists.

Hide Contacts

Hide contacts from your contacts list without deleting them.

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