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Pulling Friends

Last updated: 2022-01-14 17:30:07

    Feature Description

    • This API is used to pull the data of all friends by page.
    • It cannot pull profile data.
    • You do not need to specify the fields to pull. By default, all standard and custom friend data will be returned.

    API Call Description

    Sample request URL


    Request parameters

    The following table only describes the modified parameters when this API is called. For more information on other parameters, please see RESTful API Overview.

    Parameter Description
    https The request protocol is HTTPS, and the request method is POST.
    xxxxxx The country/region where your SDKAppID is located.
  • China: console.tim.qq.com
  • Singapore: adminapisgp.im.qcloud.com
  • Seoul: adminapikr.im.qcloud.com
  • Frankfurt: adminapiger.im.qcloud.com
  • India: adminapiind.im.qcloud.com
  • v4/sns/friend_get Request API
    sdkappid The SDKAppID assigned by the IM console when the application is created
    identifier The administrator account of the app. For more information, please see App Administrator.
    usersig The signature generated in the app administrator account. For details on how to generate the signature, please see Generating UserSig.
    random A random 32-bit unsigned integer ranging from 0 to 4294967295
    contenttype Request format. The value is always json.

    Maximum call frequency

    200 calls per second

    Sample request

      "From_Account": "id",
      "StartIndex": 0,
      "StandardSequence": 0,
      "CustomSequence": 0

    Request fields

    Field Type Required Description
    From_Account String Yes The UserID of the account that requests to pull friend data
    StartIndex Integer Yes The starting point of the page to be pulled
    StandardSequence Integer No The StandardSequence returned for the previous friend data pull. If the value of the StandardSequence field is the same as that in the backend, the backend will not return standard friend data.
    CustomSequence Integer No The CustomSequence returned for the previous friend data pull. If the value of the CustomSequence field is the same as that in the backend, the backend will not return custom friend data.

    Sample response

      "UserDataItem": [
              "To_Account": "id1",
              "ValueItem": [
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_AddSource",
                      "Value": "AddSource_Type_Android"
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_Remark",
                      "Value": "Remark1"
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_Group",
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_AddTime",
                      "Value": 1563867420
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_Custom_Test",
                      "Value": "CustomData1"
              "To_Account": "id2",
              "ValueItem": [
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_AddSource",
                      "Value": "AddSource_Type_IOS"
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_Group",
                      "Tag": "Tag_SNS_IM_AddTime",
                      "Value": 1563867425
      "StandardSequence": 88,
      "CustomSequence": 46,
      "FriendNum": 20,
      "CompleteFlag": 1,
      "NextStartIndex": 0,
      "ActionStatus": "OK",
      "ErrorCode": 0,
      "ErrorInfo": "",
      "ErrorDisplay": ""

    Response fields

    Field Type Description
    UserDataItem Array The friend object array. Each friend object contains a To_Account field and a ValueItem array.
    To_Account String The UserID of a friend
    ValueItem Array The array for storing friend data. Each array element contains a Tag field and a Value field.
    Tag String The name of a friend field
    Value String/integer/array The value of a friend field. For details, see Relationship Chain Fields.
    StandardSequence Integer The sequence for standard friend data. The client can save this sequence and return it to the backend via the StandardSequence field in the next request.
    CustomSequence Integer The sequence for custom friend data. The client can save this sequence and return it to the backend via the CustomSequence field in the next request.
    FriendNum Integer The total number of friends
    CompleteFlag Integer The ending tag of the page. A non-zero value indicates that all friend data is pulled.
    NextStartIndex Integer The starting point of the next page
    ActionStatus String The request result. OK: successful. FAIL: failed.
    ErrorCode Integer Error code. 0: successful. Other values: failed. For details on non-zero results, see Error Codes.
    ErrorInfo String Detailed error information
    ErrorDisplay String Detailed information displayed on the client

    Error Codes

    The returned HTTP status code for this API is always 200 unless a network error (such as error 502) occurs. The specific error code and details can be found in the response fields ErrorCode and ErrorInfo respectively.
    For public error codes (60000 to 79999), please see Error Codes.
    The following table describes the error codes specific to this API:

    Error Code Description
    30001 Incorrect request parameter. Check your request according to the error description.
    30003 The requested user account does not exist.
    30004 The request requires app administrator permissions.
    30006 Internal server error. Please try again.
    30007 Network timeout. Please try again later.

    Debugging Tool

    Use the RESTful API online debugging tool to debug this API.


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