How to remove a contact from Gmail autocomplete suggestions


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When composing a new message Gmail suggests recipients both from your contacts list and contacts that you have sent new mail or replied to in the past. A common problem with these suggestions are outdated suggestions due to your contacts changing email address or closing old email accounts.

To view and update your Gmail contacts:

  • Click the triangle next to the Gmail under the Gmail logo and select Contacts
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To update your auto-complete suggestions in Gmail:

  • Delete old contact records
  • Delete incorrect contact email addresses
  • Update contact email addresses that have changed