Google started testing a Preview redesign of Google Contacts' web interface back in March of 2015. At the time, you could access it by going to and it looked nicer than the old Gmail-like Contacts page. As time passed, Material Design evolved even further and that redesign itself was getting stale. A slightly updated version was rolled out to G Suite users in March of 2016, but the biggest redesign is happening now and it's affecting everyone.

If you head over to, no /preview at the end, you will see a brand new Contacts interface that takes the Material redesign to a new level.

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