Remove email address from suggestions in To field on Gmail

Delete his email address from Other Contacts under Gmail Contacts.

Alex

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answered Aug 11 ’11 at 15:32

GregGreg

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Remember that anyone you reply to in GMail gets a contact record created for them!

To remove an unwanted autocomplete email address in GMail, remove the unwanted contact record.

  • Select “contacts” from the drop-down menu at the top left.

    GMail contacts menu

  • search for the unwanted contact in your address book by typing their name (or email, type it as you usually do in the to: field) in the search box

    GMail contacts search

  • open the contact, then use the “more” menu at the top middle to select delete.

    GMail delete contact

Once the contact is deleted, the autocomplete in the to: field for that contact name/email will no longer occur.

(sorry Blake Edwards, you were merely the example! No offense intended!)

answered May 1 ’12 at 20:05

Jeff AtwoodJeff Atwood

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Go to Contacts then search for the email address, select it, and delete it. It is probably under “All Contacts” and pops up because you used it frequently in the past.

answered Aug 11 ’11 at 15:31

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As of July 2019, Google must have changed the setup, making outdated the other answers given.

What works right now is deleting the address in Google Contacts.

answered Jul 15 ’19 at 1:39

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