Flutter Contacts Plugin
A Flutter contacts plugin which provides easy access to the platform specific address book.
- Automatically check and request the necessary permissions to access the platform specific address book;
- Read contacts from the addres book;
- [WIP] Store new contacts in the address book;
- [WIP] Update details of existing contacts;
- [WIP] Delete existing contacts from the address book.
To use this plugin, add
contacts_plugin as a dependency in your pubspec.yaml file. For example:
dependencies: contacts_plugin: '^0.0.3'
NOTE: There's a known issue with integrating plugins that use Swift into a Flutter project created with the Objective-C template. See issue Flutter#16049 for help on integration.
Fetch all contacts
To fetch all contacts from the address book make a call to the
import 'package:geolocator/contacts_plugin.dart'; List<Contact> contacts = await ContactsPlugin().getContacts();
On Android you'll need to add either the
READ_CONTACTS or the
WRITE_CONTACTS permissions to your Android Manifest (depending if you need read and/ or write access to the address book). Todo so open the AndroidManifest.xml file and one of the following two lines as direct children of the
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_CONTACTS" /> <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS" />
On iOS you'll need to add the
NSContactsUsageDescription to your Info.plist file in order to access the device's address book. Simply open your Info.plist file and add the following:
<key>NSContactsUsageDescription</key> <string>This app needs access to address book.</string>
Please file any issues, bugs or feature request as an issue on our GitHub page.
Want to contribute
If you would like to contribute to the plugin (e.g. by improving the documentation, solving a bug or adding a cool new feature), please carefully review our contribution guide and send us your pull request.