I am trying to search a contact by a detail of their email or last name, all of which I could select for in your old template, but this feature seems to have disappeared. Where is it? How am I supposed to do a detailed search now in your system?
please put a "contains" in the advanced search!!
The new contacts interface is horrible! A tremendous step back. The old interface automatically searched on all columns, so I could enter a portion of a name or an email and get all the hits. The new interface searches just the selected columns, so if I'm trying to see if someone is listed I have to search, never being sure if the information I have is complete or current, on first name, then last name, then email before determining that it is not there. Terrible!
Hi @WPRA. Thank you for your feedback and for providing examples of this type of search would work better for you. Our Beta Contact tool is still under development and we'll take this into consideration as we continue to make updates to it. I'll also open this up for voting so other Beta users can comment and vote.
I completely agree. I hate the new interface. Three things specifically -
1. the loss of the auto-fill option so that the contact search is not dependent upon an exact email address, as those change all the time.
2. Unsubscribe and resubscribe. It was very efficient to resubscribe someone and then notify them that they'd been resubscribed. Now all I seem to be able to do is add them back to a list with no way of alerting the person.
3. List exports - I've been told that for now, the ability to export a list of unsubscribed is not possible. I have to export the entire list and then sort it myself. I'm sorry, but why do I have to take on that burden?
Hi @AndrewM3 - Thank you, great feedback on all 3 points. I wanted to give an update on one thing you mentioned:
A relatively new development, but this part should be fixed. If you navigate to Contacts, filter for Unsubscribed, and Select All you should see Export available under Actions. I don't believe this was available at the time of your comment, so just wanted to make sure we circled back with you. We will try to keep this thread updated with other relevant developments.
I was reverted back to the older contact management version. MUCH BETTER! Thanks.
Hi @RobertaC477 what are the steps you're taking to search for this address? Are you looking for your search to auto-populate based on the partial email address you enter? Are you unable to find your contact by searching through the last name category rather than email?
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