contacts.create

Returns a new Contact object.

var contact = navigator.contacts.create(properties);

Description

contacts.create is a synchronous function that returns a new [Contact](Contact/contact.html) object.

This method does not persist the Contact object to the device contacts database. To persist the Contact object to the device, invoke the [Contact](Contact/contact.html).save method.

Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • BlackBerry WebWorks (OS 5.0 and higher)
  • iOS
  • Bada 1.2 & 2.0

Quick Example

var myContact = navigator.contacts.create({"displayName": "Test User"});

Full Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Contact Example</title>

    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="cordova-1.9.0.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">

    // Wait for Cordova to load
    //
    document.addEventListener("deviceready", onDeviceReady, false);

    // Cordova is ready
    //
    function onDeviceReady() {
        var myContact = navigator.contacts.create({"displayName": "Test User"});
        myContact.note = "This contact has a note.";
        console.log("The contact, " + myContact.displayName + ", note: " + myContact.note);
    }


    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Example</h1>
    <p>Create Contact</p>
  </body>
</html>