GrooveContacts.Read Operation

The Read operation returns the contacts for the Groove identity.


The HTTP Post URL targets the service for the account. This URI is returned by the GrooveAccounts.Read2 operation in the Contacts parameter.

Input Message Header

GrooveRequestHeader specifies information common to all Groove Web Services, including the Groove Identity URL and the Groove Request key.

Input Message Parameters

<ContactType />
Element Data type Description



String that specifies the kind of contact: "" for the Groove Contacts list or "" for contacts in your workspaces.

Output Message Header

GrooveResponseHeader specifies the Response key.

Return Value

  <!-- Array of -->  <Contact />
Element Data type Description


Array of Contact

Contacts in the personal contact list or contacts that are members of workspaces. There can be zero or more Contact elements in the array.


This operation returns information about the contacts of a Groove identity or the workspace contacts of a Groove identity. To get the detailed information about a contact, you must call the GrooveVCard.Read using the VCard element of a returned Contact.

See Also


GrooveContacts Web Service
GrooveVCard.Read Operation


Accessing Contacts