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Adding deleted contact

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Adding deleted contact

Hi,

If i deleted a contact and i want to add the same contact again API responses with contact already exists but it is deleted. Is there any way to add deleted contact using API?

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Re: Adding deleted contact

Hello @YosvaniA,

 

Thank you for reaching out to Constant Contact's API Support.

 

Our system does a soft delete of contacts which means the email address still technically exists in the account. In order to use it again instead of creating that contact with a POST you would update it with a PUT.

 

If you are using our v2 API then you would use this endpoint.

https://developer.constantcontact.com/docs/contacts-api/contacts-resource.html?method=PUT


Regards,
Jimmy D.
Tier II API Support Engineer