Get the contact list for a user.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
user_id (Required)
The NSID of the user to fetch the contact list for.
page (Optional)
The page of results to return. If this argument is omitted, it defaults to 1.
per_page (Optional)
Number of photos to return per page. If this argument is omitted, it defaults to 1000. The maximum allowed value is 1000.

Example Response

<contacts page="1" pages="1" perpage="1000" total="3">
  <contact nsid="12037949629@N01" username="Eric" iconserver="1" ignored="1" />
  <contact nsid="12037949631@N01" username="neb" iconserver="1" ignored="0" />
  <contact nsid="41578656547@N01" username="cal_abc" iconserver="1" ignored="0" />

See flickr.contacts.getList for an explanation of the response.

Error Codes

1: User not found
The specified user NSID was not a valid user.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.contacts.getPublicList