How To Stop Gmail From Automatically Saving Contacts

Posted Apr 8, 2011

One of the most helpful, yet annoying features on Gmail is that the e-mail service automatically stores people that you send to and receives messages from are automatically imported into Google Contacts. There is a way to turn off this feature now. Below are the steps:

1. Log in to Gmail
2. Click on the General tab of the Gmail Settings button
3. Scroll down to where it says “Create contacts for auto-complete.”
4. Then select “I’ll add contacts myself.”