How to specify which email address should be used for a group created in Gmail Contacts?
In the group list, there is a drop-down field that looks like it could be used for selecting the email to use for this group. But it has no effect.
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The problem is summed up in the postscript to this post by Drummond Reed here:
Postscript: logging into my personal Gmail account tonight, I noticed they have a new UI for Contacts. And guess what? The group member email address selection feature is gone again.
What is Google thinking?
There is a workaround, as detailed in a comment to that post. Use the old Contacts interface.
Here's the full workaround:
Leave the Contacts preview
After all, why use one step when you can use seven?
With Google's new updated Contacts I was unable to access the old interface as described by klenwell.
My workaround is as follows:
Limitations: This workaround only serves to change the contact's primary email address - this email address will be used in all groups. I was unable to find a way to specify different email addresses for different groups.