What additional insights does FullContact for Gmail offer?
If you’re a Gmail user, then FullContact for Gmail lets you gain additional insights to your contacts right inside of your Gmail window. But rather than just showing you information about your contacts, FullContact for Gmail lets you interact with them in other ways as well.
- Add contacts directly to your FullContact address book
- Edit information about a contact, such as their profile photo, name or company
- Schedule meetings via Google Calendar integration
- Call a contact via Google Hangouts
- Find out more about where someone works via the Company tab
- Add a contact to Favorites
- Make notes on a contact
Does editing a contact in the FullContact for Gmail extension sync back to my FullContact account?
Yes, when you edit a contact in FullContact for Gmail the changes will sync back to your FullContact account. You'll see these changes in FullContact for Web and any other FullContact app you have downloaded. In addition, the changes you make will sync back to your Google Contacts account (and any other source you have syncing with your My Contacts).
Where is FullContact getting details for my contacts in the extension?
If you have a FullContact account, FullContact for Gmail is getting contact details from your account. If you do not have a FullContact account, our Person API is enriching your e-mail contacts with publicly available data.
We'll add photos, name, title, social profiles and more to your contacts to get a full view of all your connections. You'll see this additional information displayed in Updates Available.
How can I copy information in the FullContact for Gmail extension?
We made it easy to copy information from a contact within the FullContact for Gmail extension.
Simply move your cursor over the information you would like to copy. To the right of the information, a small Clipboard icon will appear. Click on that Clipboard icon and it will copy the information to your Clipboard so you can paste it somewhere else.
How do I create a Google Calendar invite in the FullContact for Gmail extension?
To create a Google Calendar invite for a specific contact, you have two options:
1. Open an e-mail thread with the contact you would like to send an invite to. The contact will display in your FullContact for Gmail dashboard.
2. Search for the contact you would like to send an invite to. The contact will display in your FullContact for Gmail dashboard.
Once the contact's details are displayed, navigate to the top of the FullContact for Gmail dashboard and click the calendar icon. By dragging your cursor over the icon, a message with display: Create Calendar Invite.
Once you click the calendar icon, this will load a new window to show the details of the calendar invite. You can modify the event's details, click Save, and the invite will be sent as an e-mail to the contact. You will also have this event added to your Google Calendar as confirmation.
How do I change which contact is being displayed in the FullContact for Gmail extension?
To change the contact that is being displayed in your FullContact for Gmail dashboard, you have two options:
1. Navigate to the top of the dashboard and type a contact's name or e-mail address into the search bar. Click Enter.
2. Open a different e-mail thread. Wait for the corresponding contact's info to load in the dashboard. Otherwise, you can hover your cursor over the e-mail address and the contact's info will display.
What can I search for in the FullContact for Gmail extension?
In the FullContact for Gmail extension, you can search for a contact in your FullContact address book, as well all our entire database.
To search a contact (that exists in your FullContact address book), simply navigate to the search bar at the top of the dashboard and search their name. You can search by first, last or partial name. When you have typed in your search, hit the enter/return button. The matching contacts from your FullContact for Web Address Book will appear. You can select a contact by clicking on it. To clear out your search, hit the small [x] icon found in the search bar.
To search an email, put the full email in the search bar and hit enter/return. This will not only search your contacts but also the FullContact Person API for the contact.
If they are in your contacts, you can navigate to their contact and a pencil icon will show up under name; if they're not already in your FullContact address book/Google Contacts account, you can add the email address as a new contact.
How do I minimize the FullContact for Gmail extension?
To minimize the FullContact for Gmail, navigate to the top of the dashboard and click the gray FullContact icon. You can open the extension by clicking the same icon.
From Settings, you can also set the account not to show in the main Gmail inbox folder, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts.
How do I remove the FullContact for Gmail extension from my Chrome browser?
To remove the extension from your Gmail account, either navigate to Chrome's Preferences then select Extensions (above Settings). Otherwise, you can access your Extensions from the following link:
Next, select the trash icon next to the FullContact for Gmail Extension, then click Save.
Afterward, go ahead and quit your current Gmail window then re-open your page. Once you have done so, the extension will no longer display in your Gmail account.