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Adds an instant message account to a contact.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Contacts 8.4 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "CNContact.AddInstantMessage"; ContactIdentifier; Name; Service { ; Label } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
ContactIdentifier The contact identifier. "46B1E34D-58F9-4B6B-A80D-0F71ABB87A0E"
Name The name of the account. "Test"
Service The service for this account.
We translate AIM, Facebook, GaduGadu, GoogleTalk, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, QQ, Skype and Yahoo to the right constant for you.
Label Optional
The label to use.
For your convenience we translate Work, Home and Other to the right values, so they get localized in display.
Default label is Other.


Returns OK or error.


Adds an instant message account to a contact.
This is a convenience function to add just one instant message account with a given label to the contact.
Please call CNContactStore.UpdateContact later to store the values.

See also

Example Databases

Created 1st August 2018, last changed 4th August 2018

CNContact.AddEmailAddress   -   CNContact.AddInstantMessageJSON

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