Developer API


Get a list of contacts for a given limit.

Access level: 3 - General access + Right to access user's contacts


This method returns contacts first from «Favorites» folder, and then from «Common folder» and then from the rest folders until a given limit is reached. If a total number of contacts is less than a given limit – all the contacts are displayed.

Name Required parameter Description
sid +
online With this parameter the method returns details of those contacts only, which are online at the moment of call. Without it – all the contacts.
limit Limit of requested details (not more than 100, on default - 100)
blocks Its functions are the same as of a similar method parameter anketa.getInfo. Blocks are separated with commas: about, location, flags, familiarity, type, favour,other. If this parameter is not specified, blocks info, location and flags are only displayed.
ids_only If the parameter is specified (=1) – method returns profile id only, if not – usual method characteristics are preserved.
Method response:
    "status" : int,
    "message" : "str",
    "data": {
    "contacts": [{
    "info": {
    "oid" : int,
    "login" : "str",
    "name" : "str",
    "gender" : "str",
    "anketa_link" : "str",
    "small_photo_url" : "str",
    "medium_photo_url" : "str",
    "age" : int,
    "is_app_user" : int
    "location": {
    "country" : "str",
    "region" : "str",
    "city" : "str",
    "metro" : "str"
    "flags": {
    "is_vip" : int,
    "is_real" : int,
    "is_intim" : int,
    "is_leader" : int,
    "maketop" : "str",
    "is_online" : int
    "message_count" : int