Interact provides several unique ways to work with individual contacts in your contact list.
The contact actions view is accessed by tapping the actions "..." button on a contact in the list. This view has several custom operations and commonly used contact properties (such as phone numbers and email addresses) which can be acted upon.
The operations section contains the following options:
- Group Memberships: Tap to manage the groups memberships of the current contact. Here the contact can be added or removed from any groups in their account.
- Arrange Properties: Tap to open a view that allows re-ordering of multiple value properties, such as phone numbers, email addresses and postal addresses. The default iOS Contacts app does not allow changing the order of these properties and it can be useful to reprioritize properties. Note that Interact's email and message context actions will use the first value available for a contact to address them, so this can be useful to change which is used by the app.
- Share: Creates a vCard file with the contact's data and opens a system share sheet to send that vCard file. This is the same behavior as the "Share contact" option in the default Contact app.
If any of these operations do not appear on a contact, it is because they are not available for the contact. For example, if the contact is not in an account that supports contact groups, the Group Memberships operation will not appear. If the contact does not have any properties with more than one value, the Arrange Properties option will not appear.
Other properties list in the actions view can be tapped to be acted on. If the property row has a "..." indicator in the row, tapping on it will expand a list of available options. What these options are depend on the type of property. Interact will enable system actions, such as copy to clipboard, and calling or emailing – but also detect many common third party applications which can act on the properties via URL scheme actions.
The list of supported third party applications is growing, but some examples include opening an address in Google Maps or Apple Maps, or composing a new email in the Gmail app, Dispatch, Spark or other third party email apps.
Contact Detail and Editing
The contact detail (i) button opens the system contact view and edit screens for that contact. These work just as they do in the built-in Contacts app for consistency.