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How to Edit your Google Contacts in 4 Simple Steps

How to edit your Google contacts in 4 simple steps - Appy Pie

There are so many simple little tasks that, if completed, could make your life a little easier — but for one reason or another it gets put off. And oftentimes those tasks come back to bite you later on. 

Updating your address when you move, moving your email account over to a new, more professional one, making that semi-important (but also semi-dreaded) phone call.

Keeping your contacts’ information up to date is another one of those tasks. If you use Google Contacts to keep track of people, don’t worry: Editing your Google contacts can be very quickly and easily accomplished.

Here’s what you’ll need to edit your Google contacts.

How to edit your Google contacts on a computer

The editing process is simple if you’re already logged into your Google account:

  1. Go to contacts.google.com on your Mac or PC.
  2. Scroll through the alphabetical list of contacts, or search for the contact name in the search bar at the top and select it when the desired contact appears below the bar.
  3. Click on the pencil icon in the contact pop-up to edit the contact details.
  4. Edit the details as desired and hit “Save” when ready.

How to edit your Google contacts on a computer

The editing process is simple if you’re already logged into your Google account:

  1. Go to contacts.google.com on your mobile device.
  2. Scroll through the alphabetical list of contacts, or search for the contact name in the search bar at the top and long-press it when the desired contact appears below the bar.
  3. Click on the pencil icon in the contact pop-up to edit the contact details.
  4. Edit the details as desired and hit “Save” when ready.