Update a contact

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Follow this format when passing a "SMS" phone number as an attribute.

Accepted Number Formats

91xxxxxxxxxx
+91xxxxxxxxxx
0091xxxxxxxxxx

Code Examples

You can use as reference the code below to implement this call in your preferred language.
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const SibApiV3Sdk = require('sib-api-v3-sdk');
let defaultClient = SibApiV3Sdk.ApiClient.instance;

let apiKey = defaultClient.authentications['api-key'];
apiKey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';

let apiInstance = new SibApiV3Sdk.ContactsApi();

let identifier = '[email protected]'; 

let updateContact = new SibApiV3Sdk.UpdateContact(); 

updateContact.attributes = {'EMAIL':'[email protected]','FIRSTNAME':'John Doe'};

apiInstance.updateContact(identifier, updateContact).then(function() {
  console.log('API called successfully.');
}, function(error) {
  console.error(error);
});
<?php
require_once(__DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php');

$config = SendinBlue\Client\Configuration::getDefaultConfiguration()->setApiKey('api-key', 'YOUR API KEY');

$apiInstance = new SendinBlue\Client\Api\ContactsApi(
    new GuzzleHttp\Client(),
    $config
);
$identifier = '[email protected]';
$updateContact = new \SendinBlue\Client\Model\UpdateContact();

$updateContact['attributes'] = array('EMAIL'=>'[email protected]', 'FIRSTNAME'=>'John Doe');

try {
    $apiInstance->updateContact($identifier, $updateContact);
} catch (Exception $e) {
    echo 'Exception when calling ContactsApi->updateContact: ', $e->getMessage(), PHP_EOL;
}
?>
from __future__ import print_function
import time
import sib_api_v3_sdk
from sib_api_v3_sdk.rest import ApiException
from pprint import pprint

configuration = sib_api_v3_sdk.Configuration()
configuration.api_key['api-key'] = 'YOUR API KEY'

api_instance = sib_api_v3_sdk.ContactsApi(sib_api_v3_sdk.ApiClient(configuration))
email = '[email protected]'
update_contact = sib_api_v3_sdk.UpdateContact(attributes={'EMAIL': '[email protected]', 'FIRSTNAME': 'John Doe'})

try:
    api_instance.update_contact(email, update_contact)
except ApiException as e:
    print("Exception when calling ContactsApi->update_contact: %s\n" % e)
const SibApiV3Sdk = require('sib-api-v3-typescript');
 
let apiInstance = new SibApiV3Sdk.ContactsApi()

let apiKey = apiInstance.authentications['apiKey'];
apiKey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';

let identifier = '[email protected]';

let updateContact = new SibApiV3Sdk.UpdateContact();

updateContact.attributes = {'EMAIL':'[email protected]','FIRSTNAME':'John Doe'};

apiInstance.updateContact(identifier, updateContact).then(function() {
  console.log('API called successfully.');
}, function(error) {
  console.error(error);
});
package sibApi;

import sendinblue.ApiClient;
import sendinblue.Configuration;
import sendinblue.auth.ApiKeyAuth;
import sibModel.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.util.List;

public class Program {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        ApiClient defaultClient = Configuration.getDefaultApiClient();
        // Configure API key authorization: api-key
        ApiKeyAuth apiKey = (ApiKeyAuth) defaultClient.getAuthentication("api-key");
        apiKey.setApiKey("YOUR API KEY");
        try {
            ContactsApi api = new ContactsApi();
            String email = "[email protected]";
            UpdateContact updateContact = new UpdateContact();
            Properties attributes = new Properties();
            attributes.setProperty("FIRSTNAME", "John");
            attributes.setProperty("LASTNAME", "Doe");
            attributes.setProperty("SMS", "91XXXXXXXXXX");
            updateContact.setAttributes(attributes);
            List<Long> listIds = new ArrayList<Long>();
            listIds.add(4l);
            updateContact.setListIds(listIds);
            List<Long> unlinkListIds = new ArrayList<Long>();
            unlinkListIds.add(2l);
            updateContact.setUnlinkListIds(unlinkListIds);
            List<String> smtpBlacklistedSender = new ArrayList<String>();
            smtpBlacklistedSender.add("[email protected]");
            updateContact.setSmtpBlacklistSender(smtpBlacklistedSender);
            updateContact.setEmailBlacklisted(false);
            updateContact.setSmsBlacklisted(false);
            api.updateContact(email, updateContact);
        } catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println("Exception occurred:- " + e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}
using sib_api_v3_sdk.Api;
using sib_api_v3_sdk.Client;
using sib_api_v3_sdk.Model;
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq;
using System.Collections.Generic;

namespace Sendinblue
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            Configuration.Default.ApiKey.Add("api-key", "YOUR API KEY");

            var apiInstance = new ContactsApi();
            string email = "[email protected]";
            JObject attributes = new JObject();
            attributes.Add("FIRSTNAME", "John");
            attributes.Add("LASTNAME", "Doe");
            attributes.Add("SMS", "91XXXXXXXXXX");
            List<long?> listIds = new List<long?>();
            listIds.Add(4);
            List<long?> unlinkListIds = new List<long?>();
            unlinkListIds.Add(2);
            bool? emailBlacklisted = false;
            bool? smsBlacklisted = false;
            List<string> smtpBlacklistedSender = new List<string>();
            smtpBlacklistedSender.Add("[email protected]");
            try
            {
                var updateContact = new UpdateContact(attributes, emailBlacklisted, smsBlacklisted, listIds, unlinkListIds, smtpBlacklistedSender);
                apiInstance.UpdateContact(email, updateContact);
                Console.ReadLine();
            }
            catch (Exception e)
            {
                Debug.WriteLine(e.Message);
                Console.WriteLine(e.Message);
                Console.ReadLine();
            }
        }
    }
}
package main
import (
    "fmt"
    "context"
    sib_api_v3_sdk "./lib"
)

func main() {
    var ctx context.Context
    var cli = sib_api_v3_sdk.APIClient{
        cfg: sib_api_v3_sdk.NewConfiguration(),
    }
    //Configure API key authorization: api-key
    cli.cfg.AddDefaultHeader("api-key", "YOUR_API_KEY")

    sib := sib_api_v3_sdk.NewAPIClient(cli.cfg)
    attr := map[string]interface{}{
        "EMAIL":     "[email protected]",
        "FIRSTNAME": "John Doe",
    }
    var params = UpdateContact{
        ListIds:    []int64{10},
        Attributes: attr,
    }
    resp, err := sib.ContactsApi.UpdateContact(ctx, params, email)
    if err!=nil{
        fmt.Println("Error in ContactsApi->UpdateContact",err.Error())
        return
    }
    fmt.Println( "UpdateContact Response: ",resp)
    return 
}
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