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  6. Adding an Office 365 Contacts Bot

Adding an Office 365 Contacts Bot provides integration for a built-in Office 365 Contacts Bot that you can use to display message notifications and execute tasks directly from the application. To use the Office 365 Contacts Bot, you just need to add the Bot to your account, and then configure the settings for the Bot, such as authentication to access and the notification messages that you want. This topic describes the Office 365 Contacts built-in Bot for For more information about other Bots, see Adding Bots.

About the Office 365 Contacts 

DIYOffice365ContactLogoOffice 365 Contacts is a part of Microsoft Suite that helps you organize your contacts. With Office 365 Contacts, you can access your contacts from any device for home or professional use.

Integration Type Web Service – Connect to this Bot using a web service integration where polls the service for updates based on a specified interval.
Category Communication – This Bot is available in the application in the Communication category.

Configuring Office 365 Contacts

To configure web service tasks, you need to add the Office 365 Contacts Bot from the Marketplace tab in the application, and then setup the task.
To setup an Office 365 Contacts task, click Connect to Office 365 Contacts, enter the Office 365 Contacts URL for your company, for example,, your Office 365 Contacts account user name, your password, and then press Enter.
After you are connected, you can perform tasks for Office 365 Contacts directly from the application and setup message notifications to get notified in the application when an event occurs in Office 365 Contacts.
The following table describes Office 365 Contacts tasks that you can integrate with

Get Contact Details In the Perform Task dialog, search for a Contact Name to retrieve information.
In a space room, you can enter the @officecontact getdetails Bot command to invoke and configure this task.
Create Contact In the Perform Task dialog,

  • enter the First name
  • enter the Last name
  • optionally enter an Email address
  • optionally enter a Display as name
  • optionally enter a Phone number
  • optionally enter a Street
  • optionally enter a City
  • optionally enter a State
  • optionally enter a Postal Code
  • optionally select a Birthday.

In a space room, you can enter the @officecontact new Bot command to invoke and configure this task.

Delete Contact In the Perform Task dialog, search for a Contact Name to delete.
In a space room, you can enter the @officecontact delete Bot command to invoke and configure this task.

Next Steps

After Office 365 Contacts is configured as web service, when any of the events occur in Office 365 Contacts, a message is displayed on the Bots tab in the Messages section for the account.