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Adds a new contact. contact should be a username or email address of a Remember The Milk user.


Available in versions 1 and 2.


This method requires authentication with write permissions.


This method requires a timeline.


api_key (Required) 1 2
Your API application key. See here for more details.
timeline (Required) 1 2
The timeline within which to run a method. See here for more details.
contact (Required) 1 2
The contact to add. Can be a username or an email address of a registered Remember The Milk user.

Example Response

<contact id="1" fullname="Omar Kilani" username="omar"/>

Error Codes

96 Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97 Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98 Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99 User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
100 Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105 Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
114 Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope sent in the request could not be parsed.
115 Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
120 Method not valid for requested version
The requested method is not compatible with the requested version.
300 Timeline invalid or not provided
No timeline provided / Timeline invalid.
1000 Contact provided is invalid.
The contact provided is invalid.
1010 Contact provided already exists.
The contact provided is already listed as a contact for this user.
1020 Contact requested does not exist.
The contact requested does not exist.
1030 Cannot add yourself as a contact.
You cannot add yourself as a contact.