Searching for contacts

To search for a contact:

  1. Click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts.
  2. Enter the name, email address, or any other contact details of the person you're searching for in the contacts search box.

Keep these tips in mind when searching for contacts:
  • You can use prefixes.
  • You can search by a person's first and/or last name.
  • You'll see matching results as you type
  • You can search for contacts by phone number, or notes you've entered about them.
  • You can search by domain or username. For example, searching for 'gmail.com' will return all contacts with a Gmail address.

You can see all of the details about your contacts by printing them. Here's how:

  1. Click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts.
  2. Click the More drop-down menu and select Print....
  3. Select the details you'd like to display.
  4. Click Print. A new browser window or tab will open with the details you've chosen.
  5. Perform a search in your browser ('Ctrl + F' on a PC or 'Command + F' on a Mac) for the contact information you're looking for.