I have two contacts that changed their emails. In order to have the correct email address auto pop, I deleted the first contact, but before deleting the second, I wondered if, once deleted, does that delete all previous emails from that contact?

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    Why not "edit" the contact, rather than "delete" and "new"?
    – MrWhite
    Jul 22, 2015 at 22:19

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Short answer

In Gmail, deleting a contact from the contact manager doesn't delete the messages received from that contact.


Contacts are stored in a separate area from messages.


You can access the Google Contact manager from the Gmail web UI but also from https://contacts.google.com.

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