[Wolves] Apologies for unwanted Google chat invitation (and ideas how to turn if off)

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 16:17:00 UTC 2011

On 19 March 2011 12:46, Ottavio <ottavio at bigfoot.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I love Gmail but it has this annoying feature so that every time I
> email someone or someone emails me it automatically saves them in my
> contacts.
> I must have clicked something by mistake and Gmail has sent a mass
> invitation to Google chat to just about everyone was in my contact
> list.
> If anybody of you has received this invitation, I apologize.
> I don't know if there's a way to turn this off, I must clear the
> contact list manually every now and again or switch the non-javascript
> version of Gmail, but I need some of these features.
> If you have any solutions for this it would be appreciated.
> --
> Ottavio
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

Hi Otavio.  Take a look at the very bottom of your screen when you are
logged into Gmail.  There should be a 'small' link to turn on or turn
off chat. It;s just under where it tells you how much of your Gmail
inbox you are using.

Hope this helps.


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