How To Share An Existing Label With Your Team

If your company organizes their contacts into Google labels and would like to share these labels with different team members for them to gain access to those contacts, you have come to the right place!

Time needed: 1 minute.

The simplest way to share a contact label is to do so from our web application, follow these simple steps to get it done in a matter on minutes:

  1. Access your Shared Contacts For Gmail account > Click the share icon over the label you would like to share with your team members.

    Click the share icon over the label you would like to share with your team members.

  2. Add the collaborators you would like to share this label with by utilising the search bar provided. Users are also able to set the collaborators access permissions by clicking the downward arrow seen next to ‘View only’.


    set the collaborators access permissions

  3. As you can see the label is successfully shared as the collaborators icon is now present.


    label is successfully shared

You can also share an existing label with your team from the following Apps:

Your Mobile Device

Stay up to date and on the ball by sharing Google contacts directly from your iPhone or Android mobile devices, at any place or moment in time!

Have a look at the How to Share Google Contacts with your Mobile article for more insight into this method.

Stay up to date and on the ball by sharing Google contacts directly from your iPhone or Android mobile devices

Google Contacts

If a user wants to share their Google contacts directly from his Google Contacts interface, they use the Shared Google Contacts Chrome Chrome plug in. Have a look at the step-by-step guide on How To Utilize Shared Contacts for Gmail® Chrome Extension.

Use the Shared Google Contacts Chrome Chrome plug in to share contacts from your Google Contacts interface

Gmail

Thanks to the Shared Contacts Gmail Add-On built in directly from the ‘+’ icon on the right hand side of your Gmail interface, Gmail users have the luxury of sharing, adding and managing their contact labels on their Gmail dashboard.

Check out How to Share a Label using the Gmail Add-On for some extra tips!

Gmail users have the luxury of sharing, adding and managing their contact labels on their Gmail dashboard.

There you have it, sharing an existing label with your colleagues has never been more easy!

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