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Is it possible to sort Gmail contacts by date?

I want to see the last contacts added and couldn't find a way to do this. The only option I see is by first and last name.

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

Using to Google command line tools seems to return results in order of filing if no other sort method is set.

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Interesting... I forgot about the command lines..! – Lipis Oct 22 '10 at 10:47
I doubt this is a desirable solution for somebody asking on a web apps site about their gmail interface, but it's interesting that direct calls to their API does return the records in what seems to be the order entered. Personally I think adding this to the web interface would be a clutter-feature. It's not usually valuable user-facing data. – Caleb Oct 22 '10 at 11:04
+1 for googlecl! – msanford Nov 14 '11 at 22:51

They are not providing this information to the public, hence you can't really do much about it.

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