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Gmail/GApps - Remove misspelled email address in To: dropdown

Joe Jenkins
posted this on December 09, 2013 20:00

Evilness is a hastily typed email address.  Google never forgets.... until you make it.

Does this look familiar?

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Oh no! 

Not to fret, we can fix it!

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Go to the contacts area and search for the wrong email address:

    GmailMisstype01.png
  2. Once it loads the bad email addresses hidden account, open it and delete it.

    GmailMisstype02.png
  3. Once you have that pesky account deleted, you'll need to logoff of your account by clicking on your email address in the top right corner of Gmail or Google Contacts and log back in for it to reload your accounts into your inbox. 

    GmailMisstype04.png
  4. Sign back in After signing back in you'll see the bogus account is gone.

    GmailMisstype03.png

That will remove those pesky misspellings. 

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