How to share my contacts with Shared Contacts for Gmail®: Getting started

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.

How to share my contacts?

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:


You can also share Google contacts from the following Apps:

Share Google Contacts from 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!

Download the Shared Contact for Gmail Mobile App > Click the “share” icon on the desired contact > choose or create the label you would like to add this contact to.

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

Share Google contacts directly from Google Contacts Interface

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.

Share Google Contacts from your Gmail inbox

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!

You can also share Google contacts from Gmail

Share Google Contacts using Google Delegation feature

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 accès 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!

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