The Data Group

Mobile Append Tutorial


Mobile Append is a real-time solution for retrieving someone’s mobile phone number, based on their name and address. If the number you are wanting to append is not a Mobile Phone Number, try the Phone Append solution instead.

Mobile Append URI

The Mobile Append URI accepts a person’s name and address and returns the phone number associated with the person and address.

Required Information

The Mobile Append URI requires you to have an Authorization Token. If you have not retrieved an Authorization Token yet, follow the Authorization Tutorial before continuing. The Mobile Append URI, like all of the solution URIs, also requires you to have an API Key. If you do not know your API Key, contact support to retrieve it. The API Key should be provided in the request header with the header attribute: x-api-key The Mobile Append URI must be used with a POST request, where the request payload contains the person’s name and address to append the mobile phone number up for.Example

Request URL

The URL for the Mobile Append URI is:{version}/sync/append/mobile, where {version} is the API Version you wish to use.

Request Headers
Header AttributeHeader Value
x-api-key{your api key}
AuthorizationToken{your authorization token}
Request Payload

The request payload for the Mobile Append URI must contain the first_name, last_name, and address_1 attributes. It must also contain either the zipcode attribute or both the city and state attributes.

{ "first_name": "Richard", "last_name": "Young", "address_1": "4689 Lakewood Drive", "city": "Fleming Island", "state": "FL" }
cURL Example

To query the Mobile Append URI, you can use one of the provided SDKs, a REST Client, or a simple cURL command. Below is an example of the cURL command for the example input information.

curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "AuthorizationToken: {your_token}" -H "x-api-key: {your_key}" -H "Cache-Control: no-cache" -d '{ "first_name": "Richard", "last_name": "Young", "address_1": "4689 Lakewood Drive", "city": "Fleming Island", "state": "FL" }' ""
Response Payload

The response payload for the Mobile Append URI will contain the mobile phone number associated with the requested name and address.

{ "first_name": "Richard", "last_name": "Young", "phone": "9875551654", "address": { "street_number": "4689", "stree