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Intercom API (2.11)

The intercom API reference.

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Contact

Contact are the objects that represent your leads and users in Intercom.

typestring

The type of object.

Example:

"contact"

idstring

The unique identifier for the contact which is given by Intercom.

Example:

"5ba682d23d7cf92bef87bfd4"

external_idstring or null

The unique identifier for the contact which is provided by the Client.

Example:

"f3b87a2e09d514c6c2e79b9a"

workspace_idstring

The id of the workspace which the contact belongs to.

Example:

"ecahpwf5"

rolestring

The role of the contact.

Example:

"user"

emailstring

The contact's email.

Example:

"joe@example.com"

email_domainstring

The contact's email domain.

Example:

"example.com"

phonestring or null

The contacts phone.

Example:

"+1123456789"

formatted_phonestring or null

The contacts phone number normalized to the E164 format

Example:

"+1123456789"

namestring or null

The contacts name.

Example:

"John Doe"

owner_idinteger or null

The id of an admin that has been assigned account ownership of the contact.

Example:

123

has_hard_bouncedboolean

Whether the contact has had an email sent to them hard bounce.

Example:

true

marked_email_as_spamboolean

Whether the contact has marked an email sent to them as spam.

Example:

true

unsubscribed_from_emailsboolean

Whether the contact is unsubscribed from emails.

Example:

true

created_atinteger(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact was created.

Example:

1571672154

updated_atinteger(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact was last updated.

Example:

1571672154

signed_up_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time specified for when a contact signed up.

Example:

1571672154

last_seen_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact was last seen (either where the Intercom Messenger was installed or when specified manually).

Example:

1571672154

last_replied_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact last messaged in.

Example:

1571672154

last_contacted_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact was last messaged.

Example:

1571672154

last_email_opened_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact last opened an email.

Example:

1571672154

last_email_clicked_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact last clicked a link in an email.

Example:

1571672154

language_overridestring or null

A preferred language setting for the contact, used by the Intercom Messenger even if their browser settings change.

Example:

"en"

browserstring or null

The name of the browser which the contact is using.

Example:

"Chrome"

browser_versionstring or null

The version of the browser which the contact is using.

Example:

"80.0.3987.132"

browser_languagestring or null

The language set by the browser which the contact is using.

Example:

"en-US"

osstring or null

The operating system which the contact is using.

Example:

"Mac OS X"

android_app_namestring or null

The name of the Android app which the contact is using.

Example:

"Intercom"

android_app_versionstring or null

The version of the Android app which the contact is using.

Example:

"5.0.0"

android_devicestring or null

The Android device which the contact is using.

Example:

"Pixel 3"

android_os_versionstring or null

The version of the Android OS which the contact is using.

Example:

"10"

android_sdk_versionstring or null

The version of the Android SDK which the contact is using.

Example:

"28"

android_last_seen_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The time when the contact was last seen on an Android device.

Example:

1571672154

ios_app_namestring or null

The name of the iOS app which the contact is using.

Example:

"Intercom"

ios_app_versionstring or null

The version of the iOS app which the contact is using.

Example:

"5.0.0"

ios_devicestring or null

The iOS device which the contact is using.

Example:

"iPhone 11"

ios_os_versionstring or null

The version of iOS which the contact is using.

Example:

"13.3.1"

ios_sdk_versionstring or null

The version of the iOS SDK which the contact is using.

Example:

"13.3.1"

ios_last_seen_atinteger or null(date-time)

(UNIX timestamp) The last time the contact used the iOS app.

Example:

1571672154

custom_attributesobject

The custom attributes which are set for the contact.

avatarobject or null
tagsobject or null(Contact Tags)

An object containing tags meta data about the tags that a contact has. Up to 10 will be displayed here. Use the url to get more.

notesobject(Contact notes)

An object containing notes meta data about the notes that a contact has. Up to 10 will be displayed here. Use the url to get more.

companiesobject(Contact companies)

An object containing companies meta data about the companies that a contact has. Up to 10 will be displayed here. Use the url to get more.

locationobject(Contact Location)

An object containing location meta data about a Intercom contact.

social_profilesobject(Social Profile)

An object containing social profiles that a contact has.

{ "type": "contact", "id": "5ba682d23d7cf92bef87bfd4", "external_id": "f3b87a2e09d514c6c2e79b9a", "workspace_id": "ecahpwf5", "role": "user", "email": "joe@example.com", "email_domain": "example.com", "phone": "+1123456789", "formatted_phone": "+1123456789", "name": "John Doe", "owner_id": 123, "has_hard_bounced": true, "marked_email_as_spam": true, "unsubscribed_from_emails": true, "created_at": 1571672154, "updated_at": 1571672154, "signed_up_at": 1571672154, "last_seen_at": 1571672154, "last_replied_at": 1571672154, "last_contacted_at": 1571672154, "last_email_opened_at": 1571672154, "last_email_clicked_at": 1571672154, "language_override": "en", "browser": "Chrome", "browser_version": "80.0.3987.132", "browser_language": "en-US", "os": "Mac OS X", "android_app_name": "Intercom", "android_app_version": "5.0.0", "android_device": "Pixel 3", "android_os_version": "10", "android_sdk_version": "28", "android_last_seen_at": 1571672154, "ios_app_name": "Intercom", "ios_app_version": "5.0.0", "ios_device": "iPhone 11", "ios_os_version": "13.3.1", "ios_sdk_version": "13.3.1", "ios_last_seen_at": 1571672154, "custom_attributes": {}, "avatar": { "type": "avatar", "image_url": "https://example.org/128Wash.jpg" }, "tags": { "data": [], "url": "/contacts/5ba682d23d7cf92bef87bfd4/tags", "total_count": 100, "has_more": true }, "notes": { "data": [], "url": "/contacts/5ba682d23d7cf92bef87bfd4/notes", "total_count": 100, "has_more": true }, "companies": { "url": "/contacts/5ba682d23d7cf92bef87bfd4/companies", "total_count": 100, "has_more": true }, "location": { "type": "location", "country": "Ireland", "region": "Dublin", "city": "Dublin" }, "social_profiles": { "data": [] } }

List attached contacts

Request

You can fetch a list of all contacts that belong to a company.

Path
idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the company which is given by Intercom

Example:

5f4d3c1c-7b1b-4d7d-a97e-6095715c6632

Headers
Intercom-Versionstring(intercom_version)

Intercom API version.
By default, it's equal to the version set in the app package.

Default 2.11
Enum"1.0""1.1""1.2""1.3""1.4""2.0""2.1""2.2""2.3""2.4"
Example:

2.11

curl -i -X GET \
  'https://api.intercom.io/companies/{id}/contacts' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer <YOUR_TOKEN_HERE>' \
  -H 'Intercom-Version: 2.11'
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Bodyapplication/json
typestring

The type of object - list

Value"list"
Example:

"list"

dataArray of objects(Contact)

An array containing Contact Objects

total_countinteger

The total number of contacts

Example:

100

pagesobject or null(Cursor based pages)

Cursor-based pagination is a technique used in the Intercom API to navigate through large amounts of data. A "cursor" or pointer is used to keep track of the current position in the result set, allowing the API to return the data in small chunks or "pages" as needed.

Response
application/json
{ "type": "list", "data": [], "total_count": 0, "pages": { "type": "pages", "page": 1, "per_page": 50, "total_pages": 0 } }

Attach a Contact to a Company

Request

You can attach a company to a single contact.

Path
idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the contact which is given by Intercom

Headers
Intercom-Versionstring(intercom_version)

Intercom API version.
By default, it's equal to the version set in the app package.

Default 2.11
Enum"1.0""1.1""1.2""1.3""1.4""2.0""2.1""2.2""2.3""2.4"
Example:

2.11

Bodyapplication/json
idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the company which is given by Intercom

Example:

"58a430d35458202d41b1e65b"

curl -i -X POST \
  'https://api.intercom.io/contacts/{id}/companies' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer <YOUR_TOKEN_HERE>' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'Intercom-Version: 2.11' \
  -d '{
    "id": "667d608d8a68186f43bafd70"
  }'
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Successful

Bodyapplication/json
typestring

Value is company

Value"company"
Example:

"company"

idstring

The Intercom defined id representing the company.

Example:

"531ee472cce572a6ec000006"

namestring

The name of the company.

Example:

"Blue Sun"

app_idstring

The Intercom defined code of the workspace the company is associated to.

Example:

"ecahpwf5"

planobject
company_idstring

The company id you have defined for the company.

Example:

"6"

remote_created_atinteger

The time the company was created by you.

Example:

1663597223

created_atinteger

The time the company was added in Intercom.

Example:

1663597223

updated_atinteger

The last time the company was updated.

Example:

1663597223

last_request_atinteger

The time the company last recorded making a request.

Example:

1663597223

sizeinteger

The number of employees in the company.

Example:

100

websitestring

The URL for the company website.

Example:

"https://www.intercom.com"

industrystring

The industry that the company operates in.

Example:

"Software"

monthly_spendinteger

How much revenue the company generates for your business.

Example:

100

session_countinteger

How many sessions the company has recorded.

Example:

100

user_countinteger

The number of users in the company.

Example:

100

custom_attributesobject

The custom attributes you have set on the company.

Example:

{"paid_subscriber":true,"monthly_spend":155.5,"team_mates":9}

tagsobject

The list of tags associated with the company

segmentsobject

The list of segments associated with the company

Response
application/json
{ "type": "company", "company_id": "1", "id": "667d608d8a68186f43bafd70", "app_id": "this_is_an_id166_that_should_be_at_least_", "name": "company6", "remote_created_at": 1719492749, "created_at": 1719492749, "updated_at": 1719492749, "monthly_spend": 0, "session_count": 0, "user_count": 1, "tags": { "type": "tag.list", "tags": [] }, "segments": { "type": "segment.list", "segments": [] }, "plan": {}, "custom_attributes": {} }

List attached companies for contact

Request

You can fetch a list of companies that are associated to a contact.

Path
idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the contact which is given by Intercom

Example:

63a07ddf05a32042dffac965

Headers
Intercom-Versionstring(intercom_version)

Intercom API version.
By default, it's equal to the version set in the app package.

Default 2.11
Enum"1.0""1.1""1.2""1.3""1.4""2.0""2.1""2.2""2.3""2.4"
Example:

2.11

curl -i -X GET \
  'https://api.intercom.io/contacts/{id}/companies' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer <YOUR_TOKEN_HERE>' \
  -H 'Intercom-Version: 2.11'
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Responses

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Bodyapplication/json
typestring

The type of object

Value"list"
Example:

"list"

companiesArray of objects(Company)

An array containing Company Objects

total_countinteger

The total number of companies associated to this contact

Example:

100

pagesobject(Pagination Object)

The majority of list resources in the API are paginated to allow clients to traverse data over multiple requests.

Their responses are likely to contain a pages object that hosts pagination links which a client can use to paginate through the data without having to construct a query. The link relations for the pages field are as follows.

Response
application/json
{ "type": "list", "data": [ {} ], "pages": { "type": "pages", "next": null, "page": 1, "per_page": 50, "total_pages": 1 }, "total_count": 1 }

Detach a contact from a company

Request

You can detach a company from a single contact.

Path
contact_idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the contact which is given by Intercom

Example:

58a430d35458202d41b1e65b

idstringrequired

The unique identifier for the company which is given by Intercom

Example:

58a430d35458202d41b1e65b

Headers
Intercom-Versionstring(intercom_version)

Intercom API version.
By default, it's equal to the version set in the app package.

Default 2.11
Enum"1.0""1.1""1.2""1.3""1.4""2.0""2.1""2.2""2.3""2.4"
Example:

2.11

curl -i -X DELETE \
  'https://api.intercom.io/contacts/{contact_id}/companies/{id}' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer <YOUR_TOKEN_HERE>' \
  -H 'Intercom-Version: 2.11'
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Responses

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Bodyapplication/json
typestring

Value is company

Value"company"
Example:

"company"

idstring

The Intercom defined id representing the company.

Example:

"531ee472cce572a6ec000006"

namestring

The name of the company.

Example:

"Blue Sun"

app_idstring

The Intercom defined code of the workspace the company is associated to.

Example:

"ecahpwf5"

planobject
company_idstring

The company id you have defined for the company.

Example:

"6"

remote_created_atinteger

The time the company was created by you.

Example:

1663597223

created_atinteger

The time the company was added in Intercom.

Example:

1663597223

updated_atinteger

The last time the company was updated.

Example:

1663597223

last_request_atinteger

The time the company last recorded making a request.

Example:

1663597223

sizeinteger

The number of employees in the company.

Example:

100

websitestring

The URL for the company website.

Example:

"https://www.intercom.com"

industrystring

The industry that the company operates in.

Example:

"Software"

monthly_spendinteger

How much revenue the company generates for your business.

Example:

100

session_countinteger

How many sessions the company has recorded.

Example:

100

user_countinteger

The number of users in the company.

Example:

100

custom_attributesobject

The custom attributes you have set on the company.

Example:

{"paid_subscriber":true,"monthly_spend":155.5,"team_mates":9}

tagsobject

The list of tags associated with the company

segmentsobject

The list of segments associated with the company

Response
application/json
{ "type": "company", "company_id": "1", "id": "667d60918a68186f43bafd80", "app_id": "this_is_an_id174_that_should_be_at_least_", "name": "company8", "remote_created_at": 1719492753, "created_at": 1719492753, "updated_at": 1719492753, "monthly_spend": 0, "session_count": 0, "user_count": 0, "tags": { "type": "tag.list", "tags": [] }, "segments": { "type": "segment.list", "segments": [] }, "plan": {}, "custom_attributes": {} }

List all notes

Request

You can fetch a list of notes that are associated to a contact.

Path
idintegerrequired

The unique identifier of a contact.

Headers
Intercom-Versionstring(intercom_version)

Intercom API version.
By default, it's equal to the version set in the app package.

Default 2.11
Enum"1.0""1.1""1.2""1.3""1.4""2.0""2.1""2.2""2.3""2.4"
Example:

2.11

curl -i -X GET \
  'https://api.intercom.io/contacts/{id}/notes' \
  -H 'Authorization: Bearer <YOUR_TOKEN_HERE>' \
  -H 'Intercom-Version: 2.11'
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Responses

Successful response