If you want to quickly open Gmail’s address book, you can bookmark google.com/contacts or type the URL in the address bar. Another option is to add a shortcut to the standalone Google Contacts page in Google’s app launcher:
1. go to google.com/contacts and sign in
2. click the app launcher icon
3. click “add a shortcut” next to the Contacts icon
4. you can move the icon using drag and drop
You can add similar shortcuts for other Google services: Google Keep, Google Sites, Google Groups, Google Play Music, Webmaster Tools, Patent Search, Google Voice.
Google is also planning to launch an accompanying Google My Business app for Android and iOS. This will allow businesses to manage their information on the go, although the company wouldn’t say when to expect a launch other than “soon.” Update: Google tells us the Android app will be launching later today; you can grab it now from Google Play.
We do know, however, how it will look like on Android: