I regularly send email to a specific contact with the same first name as nearly a dozen other contacts, and he's always at the VERY BOTTOM of the list, which is annoying. Is there something I can do to get him to rise higher up the list so that he's the first suggestion instead of near the bottom?


Gmail automatically sorts all the contacts based on your most frequent uses. But if you don't find that name at top, then you might consider saving a new contact.

To view a complete list of your most frequently mailed contacts, click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts. Next, click Most Contacted.

When you’re composing or replying to a message, hover over a contact’s name to see the email address associated with it, and double-click a contact’s name to edit it. If you have multiple email addresses linked to a contact, you’ll see your contact’s email address as well as name.

  • This seems to work on the web, but I'm looking for a change in the order in Android's GMail app. – Michael Jun 7 '15 at 10:26
  • If contact sharing is enabled, the contacts listed in your domain’s Google Apps Directory appear in the autocomplete. Refer support.google.com/a/answer/60218 – reachrk Jun 7 '15 at 10:35

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