From time to time Google decides to tell me that I might know some people by their G+ profile from whom I only ever contact via email. (I don't, and don't want to, know or have to do anything with their G+ account)

Case in point: I have this person [email protected] with whom I exchanged a few emails about 1-3 years ago. Now he's showing up in my email.

the email in my inbox

Similarly, I'm sure he must be getting same email about me.

I repeat, I don't want these people whom I only contact via gmail to find my G+ profile.

What do I do to make that sure?

1 Answer 1


Go to your Google+ settings: https://www.google.com/settings/plus

Uncheck these:

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Remove unnecessary email contacts from Gmail, check also the "Other contacts": https://support.google.com/mail/answer/14001?hl=en&ref_topic=1284985

I hope this helps!

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    Nice to have a TC on Web Applications!! Aug 25, 2013 at 9:58
  • Hi Jan! :-) We try to help where we can... Sep 2, 2013 at 8:13

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