Restore Your Contacts List If You Mess It Up

Quite often, we get overzealous when cleaning and organizing items. Your Gmail contact list is not immune to over-cleaning or organizing. Luckily, Google understands how important your contact lists can be and gives you the option to restore your contacts to a previous state.

  1. From the main contacts screen, click theMORE button located in the top-center of the screen.
  2. Select RESTORE CONTACTS. A pop-up window will appear.

    Restoring Contacts

  3. Select the TIME FRAME to restore your contacts from. You may choose up to 30 days in the past, down to 1 minute ago.
  4. Click RESTORE. Your contacts will be restored to their previous state. It may take a minute if you have a lot of contacts. You will recieve a confirmation message at the top of the screen when Gmail has finished restoring contacts.

    Restoring Contacts