Contact fields are a great way to enrich your messages and achieve the next level of email personalization.
To access the option to add more or manage existing fields click here or follow these steps:
Log into Autoklose with your account
Click on Your Initials at the top right-hand corner and click on Settings
Click on the Contact Fields tab
The Add Field button will open a small window where a new custom field can be created. Just type in the name of the field. In the "Field type" choose whether it is a text or a number field. In the number type fields, only numbers can be added, and a default/fallback value can only be a number. A Default value or placeholder (fallback) is optional. That is the value that will be shown if the contact doesn't have any information for that field.
There is one additional field type, Timezone, which is reserved only for the Timezone custom field. If you would like to know more about this field and what is the best way of using it, please check this article.
All fields, except for Email can be edited. Mouse over the desired field and click on the "Edit" button on the right side. For default fields, only placeholders can be changed and they can be moved to the inactive state. In addition to this, custom-made fields can be deleted too.
The order of all fields can be changed using the drag-and-drop option. Hover over 6 dots on the left side of the field name (mouse pointer should change shape), left-click and hold, and move the mouse up or down. Once you're happy with the field position release the left click.
The order of the fields from this page will somewhat be reflected in column positions in the Contact section.
Contact Fields can be created during the CSV import process too.
To do so, while on the CSV mapping screen, click on the arrow in the Mapping column and choose the Create New option. This will open up exactly the same popup for custom field creation. Once done, click Add field button, and this field will be created and set for CSV import.
If you have any questions do not hesitate to initiate a live chat.
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