How to use phonebook in segmento


If you want to send personalized messages to multiple people at multiple times you can do so by creating a contact group in your phonebook.


Instead of adding multiple numbers when sending a message you just have to create a phonebook once and you can use it multiple times. Either create contacts manually, upload your file in the phonebook, create unique field or you can create a record from API. 

Once done segmento will help you to use data for sending SMS, Running campaign or to send Emails.


Here is how you can use this feature phonebook in segmento.


1. Click on Default phonebook option in segmento.


2. Select Create phonebook



3.Enter the name here.



4. Now you can either create contacts manually or upload your existing file of phonebook.


Once you upload your file, Map your data as per your requirement.

5. To create manually select Add contacts > enter the details.

6. You can add unique field from Add attribute section, Just select and enter the details. 


Once you add the details you will be able to see your field in your data.


To create a record from API just visit this doc - Select phonebook > Add contacts > Enter the details.


After the group has been uploaded, Just select the RUN and select your communication type as per your requirement. You can send SMS, Run campaigns or send Emails using these contact groups.



Note- 
You can also export existing phonebook data to segmento, Refer this doc to see how it works.