About the Google Contacts channel

Google Contacts is a way to store and organize contact information about the people you communicate with.

How to Connect

  1. On the My pipelines page, click Create pipelines. Enter name, description, and tag fields and click the Create Pipelines button. The pipelines wizard displays:

  2. From the wizard you choose the connections for the first steps of your pipeline. When you choose a type, you'll add the channels and steps for your first steps. You can always add more steps later. A Triggered pipeline is started by a specific event in real-time. A Scheduled pipeline will start according to a schedule. A Manual pipeline only starts manually. Once you've completed the wizard, you'll be prompted for connection detail, if necessary. If you are an experienced builder, click the Start from scratch button and then from the right side of the page, choose the All to list all available channels.
  3. Expand Google Contacts in the list of channels and click Connect to Google Contacts.

  4. Review the permissions that Pipelines will receive once connected. Your permissions are based on your existing Google account. You can select specific permissions or allow all the options. Google Contacts permissions are required.

    When finished click Connect to Google Contacts.
  5. Sign in with your Google credentials and click Authorize.

  6. Agree to allow Pipelines access to your Google account by clicking Allow.

Note: Your functionality and integration may be different depending on your permissions.

How to reconnect the Google Contacts channel

Review the permissions that Pipelines will receive once connected. Your permissions are based on your existing Google account. You can select specific permissions or allow all the options. Google Contacts permissions are required. When finished click Connect to Google Contacts.

To reconnect:

  1. Select a pipeline that already has Google Contacts in it.
  2. Open a step containing Google Contacts.
  3. Under account, select Connect (or reconnect) and follow the process above, How to connect.

 

Steps

The steps you can use with Google Contacts fall under one category: Contacts

TypeNameDescription
Contacts
TriggerContact CreatedTriggers when a contact is created.
TriggerContact UpdatedTriggers when a contact is updated.
ActionCreate a ContactCreates a contact.
ActionUpdate a ContactUpdates a contact. When updating a contact only the primary contact is updated.
ActionDelete a ContactDeletes a contact.
QuerySearch ContactsFinds all the matches to your search term and returns a list.
ActionFetch a Linked ContactFetches a linked contact from a resource you specify.
ActionLook Up ContactLooks up a contact ID from a resource you specify.

Contact field values

These are the values for the contact fields:

FieldValue
Id Contact ID (text field)The unique ID for the contact that was added or updated

etag

Used for resource versioning. An identifier that specifies a particular version of a particular entry.
First name

Given Name (text field): The first name.

Last name

Family Name (text field): The last name of the contact.

Phone numberPhone Number (text field)

Email Address

(text field)

Country

Country (text field)

City

City (text field)

Region

Region (text field)

Street address

Street (text field)

Extended address

(text field)

Postal code

City (text field)

Company name

Country (text field)

Department

(text field)

Job title

(text field)
Email addresses (list of object)

A list of email addresses, where each email has the following fields:

Email Address (text field)

Display Name (text field)

Phone numbers Phone Numbers (list of object)

The list of phone numbers for the contact, where each phone number is an object with the following fields:

Phone Number (text field)

Label (text field): if a custom type is provided, it appears here and Type is empty

Type (text field): type of phone number, e.g. “HOME” or “MOBILE”

Primary? (true/false): indicates if this is marked as the primary number to use

Addresses Street address list of object):

The list of mailing addresses, where each address has the following fields:

Street (text field)

City (text field)

Region (text field)

Neighborhood (text field)

Postal Code (text field)

PO Box (text field)

Country (text field)

Type (text field): type of address, e.g. “HOME” or “WORK”

Label (text field): if a custom type is provided, it appears here and Type is empty

Primary? (true/false): indicates if this is marked as the primary address to use

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