Gmail Phasing Out Auto Contact Addition
By on July 17th, 2008

Gmail has a very annoying habit of adding people you email to the contacts list without your approval. This feature has been fiercely debated for pros and cons for quite some time. If you are asking for our opinion about this, then here goes, Gmail definitely should have this feature where they add contacts to the list but they should ask the user like Yahoo Mail does.

In Yahoo Mail when you email a unknown contact, you are prompted to authorize storing them in the contact list, quite unlike Gmail, which auto-adds the contact.

The Gmail team though, have picked up a cue here and there and have Gmail,Gmail Contacts,My Contacts,Suggested Contacts,Gmail Contacts Feature

Author: Keith Dsouza Google Profile for Keith Dsouza
I am the editor-in-chief and owner of Techie Buzz. I love coding and have contributed to several open source projects in the past. You can know more about me and my projects by visiting my Personal Website. I am also a social networking enthusiast and can be found active on twitter, you can follow Keith on twitter @keithdsouza. You can click on my name to visit my Google+ profile.

Keith Dsouza has written and can be contacted at

Leave a Reply

Name (required)

Website (optional)

Copyright 2006-2012 Techie Buzz. All Rights Reserved. Our content may not be reproduced on other websites. Content Delivery by MaxCDN