How To Utilize Shared Contacts for Gmail® Chrome Extension

For users to to be able to share or add contacts directly from their Google Contacts dashboard, and to minimize wasted time spent on swapping between application, we recommend utilizing the Shared Contacts for Gmail Chrome Extension.

This plug allows our users to occupy a friendly centralised space of contact sharing within their already inhabited Google workspace, maximising teams efficiency. Our users benefit from having sharing abilities added to their Google Contacts interface, as it gives them the ability to share contacts exactly like you share Google Drive folders and docs.

This plug does not require any third-party apps, as Shared Contacts for Gmail is fully integrated to Google Contacts Manager.

Steps on How to Use the Chrome Extension

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Let’s show you how to use the Chrome Extension and start sharing your contact labels right from the Google Contacts manager, In 6 simple steps!

  1. Sign up to Shared Contacts for Gmail using the application website.

  2. Once signed up, Install the Google Contacts Plugin from the  Chrome Webstore.

    Follow all the prompts. The page will subsequently reload and take users to Google Contacts Dashboard.
     Install the Google Contacts Plugin from the Chrome Webstore.

  3. Log into your Gmail account > Google Apps Icon > Google Contacts.

    This icon on the top right hand corner, exhibits that the chrome extension has been integrated successfully. exhibits that the chrome extension has been integrated successfully

  4. By hovering your mouse over a label, this “Share” icon allows you to manage your labels from your Google Contacts interface.


    “Share” icon allows you to manage your labels from your Google Contacts interface.

  5. The Chrome Extension allows users to share from their Google Contacts Interface.

    In the search bar provided, add all the collaborators you would like to share this label with, and hit “Share”.
    Chrome Extension allows users to share from their Google Contacts Interface.

  6. This Shared Icon transforms to show you that your collaborators have successfully been added. Well done!

    By pressing on the Shared icon, users can see the added users in more detail.
    Shared Icon transforms to show you that your collaborators have successfully been added

You have successfully installed the Chrome extension of Shared Contacts for Gmail.

If you do not use a Chrome browser, you can still share your contact labels using Shared Contacts for Gmail’s App

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