In this tutorial, you’ll see how to share your Google contacts or contacts labels directly from your shared contacts manager, your mobile device, from Gmail, or any of your Google Workspace tools.
Time needed: 1 minute.
The simplest way to share a Google contact is to do so from our web application, follow these simple steps to get it done in a matter of minutes:
Click on the “Sign in with Google” button on the top.
If you want to create a new contact from scratch, select the label of your choice, then click on the additional yellow icon.
The contacts will be added immediately to that label and synchronized with your Google account.
You can share multiple labels at once by selecting the checkboxes.
Users can assign access permissions (“View Only”, “Can Edit” etc.) by clicking the downward arrow on ‘View only’.
You can define if you want these users and groups to be able to share these labels, edit the contacts, add new ones or simply view them.
If they have at least “Can Edit” permissions, they will be authorized to update the contacts and add new ones to the shared list. These contacts will be of course synchronized with the Google accounts of all the collaborators.
You can also share Google contacts from the following Apps:
Stay up to date and on the ball by sharing Google Contacts. You can do this directly from your iPhone or Android mobile devices, at any place or moment in time! Follow these steps:
Have a look at the How to Share Google Contacts with your mobile article for more insight into this method.
Users can share their Google contacts directly from his Google Contacts interface. To do so, they should 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.
Thanks to the Shared Contacts Gmail Add-On accessible 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.
Simply open an email and the address > click the share icon of the contact you would like to add to a label > select a pre-existing label or create a new one.
Check out How To Create Shared Labels in Shared Contacts for Gmail for some extra tips!
If you do not wish to use any third-party tool besides Google Workspace, you can also delegate access to your Google Contacts with a built-in feature in certain editions of G Suite and Google Workspace. This does not share contacts per se but mostly allows you to give access to your contacts, in order to have a colleague managing them on your behalf.
Voila! You are officially a pro at sharing your Google contacts through all of our SCG® applications!