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How to Expand contactInformation on REST API

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I'm trying to get the contactInformation object on a Contact object on the REST API in BC.  with url /https:/api.businesscentral.dynamics.com/v2.0/{{Environment}}/api/v2.0/companies({{CompanyId}})/contacts?$expand=contactInformation/

This is giving this error:

{/error/:{/code/:/Application_DialogException/,/message/:/id type not specified.  CorrelationId:  3ba38e95-5c91-4169-b813-05caf38a52cb./}}Any help would be great!  TIA
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    YUN ZHU Profile Picture
    YUN ZHU 62,631 Super User on at
    How to Expand contactInformation on REST API
    Hi, This requires setting Related Id first.
     
     
    For exmple
    https://api.businesscentral.dynamics.com/v2.0/c8558e71-6ad8-4fcd-9f29-3ca165b41bbe/Sandbox241/api/v2.0/companies(938320db-e10b-ef11-9f8d-6045bdacaf36)/contacts?$expand=contactInformation($filter=relatedId eq 09acf76a-a414-ef11-9f88-000d3a50c332)
     
     
    Hope this helps.
    Thanks.
    ZHU
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    Saurav.Dhyani Profile Picture
    Saurav.Dhyani 12,820 User Group Leader on at
    How to Expand contactInformation on REST API
    Hi,
     
    You need to choose the contact using id and then use expand.
     
    How to use $expand - https://youtu.be/i0luLg2vfgk
     
    Regards,
    Saurav Dhyani
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    gdrenteria 4,071 Super User on at
    How to Expand contactInformation on REST API
    Hi
    I certainly haven't had any problems getting the contact list with this URL.
    BR
    GR

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