Obtaining a Contact's Information


You can obtain a contact's detailed information by using the GET method on a contact resource, which would look like:



If you do not have the URI for a contact, you can obtain one from the contacts collection and finding the contact's <entry>.  Within <entry> element, there is a <link> element with attribute rel="edit".  You need to take the value of the <link> element and construct the URI that looks like the above.


This request returns the XML body that describes a contact's full detail, the information includes contact details as well as contact lists to which the contact belongs.