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Delete a Recipient



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For the most up-to-date information on the Contacts API, please visit the new Marketing Campaigns Contacts API.

The Contacts Recipients API allows you to manage your recipients. You can add, retrieve, update, and delete recipients, as well as get a count of all recipients and all billable recipients.


DELETE/v3/contactdb/recipients/{recipient_id}

Base url: https://api.sendgrid.com

This endpoint allows you to delete a single recipient with the given ID from your contact database.

Use this to permanently delete your recipients from all of your contact lists and all segments if required by applicable law.


Authentication

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Authorizationstringrequired
Default: Bearer <<YOUR_API_KEY_HERE>>

on-behalf-ofstring

The on-behalf-of header allows you to make API calls from a parent account on behalf of the parent's Subusers or customer accounts. You will use the parent account's API key when using this header. When making a call on behalf of a customer account, the property value should be "account-id" followed by the customer account's ID (e.g., on-behalf-of: account-id <account-id>). When making a call on behalf of a Subuser, the property value should be the Subuser's username (e.g., on-behalf-of: <subuser-username>). See On Behalf Of for more information.

recipient_idstringrequired

The ID of the recipient that you want to retrieve.

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Delete a Recipient

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const client = require('@sendgrid/client');
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client.setApiKey(process.env.SENDGRID_API_KEY);
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const recipient_id = "ZGkrHSypTsudrGkmdpJJ";
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const request = {
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url: `/v3/contactdb/recipients/${recipient_id}`,
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method: 'DELETE',
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}
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client.request(request)
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.then(([response, body]) => {
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console.log(response.statusCode);
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console.log(response.body);
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})
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.catch(error => {
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console.error(error);
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});


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