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Adding a Contact

To create engaging applications with various contacts features, you must learn to add a contact to an address book:

  1. Retrieve the default system address book using the getDefaultAddressBook() method of the ContactManager interface:

    var addressbook =;
  2. Create a Contact object and define its properties as a ContactInit object (the parameter of the Contact constructor):

    var contact = new webapis.Contact
       name: new webapis.ContactName({firstName: "Jeffrey", lastName: "Hyman"}),
       emails: [new webapis.ContactEmailAddress("")]
  3. Add the Contact object to the default address book with the add() method of the AddressBook interface: