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Updates a contact.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Contacts 8.4 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "CNContactStore.UpdateContact"; ContactIdentifier )   More


Parameter Description Example
ContactIdentifier The contact identifier. "46B1E34D-58F9-4B6B-A80D-0F71ABB87A0E"


Returns contact identifier or error.


Updates a contact.
After you set values with CNContact.SetValue, you can make changes permanent here.

You may get Cocoa error 134092 if the contact has a note field entry since FileMaker is not allowed to read/write the note field.


Update a contact by adding an URL:

Set Variable [ $ContactID; Value: "BD2307E5-92F6-4A8F-946D-C4804615C18B:ABPerson" ]
// add the URL:
Set Variable [ $r; Value: MBS( "CNContact.AddURLAddress"; $contactID; ""; "Homepage" ) ]
// and save
Set Variable [ $r; Value: MBS( "CNContactStore.UpdateContact"; $ContactID ) ]

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 1st August 2018, last changed 7th May 2024

CNContactStore.UnifiedMeContact - CNContainer.Name