Editing contact fields

You can change custom contact fields or change how data is entered and tracked.

Important: You cannot change default contact fields. You cannot change the field's Data Type. If you need to do this, you can delete the field and recreate it.

To edit a contact field:

  1. Click Settings An image of the Settings menu icon, which is represented by a black cog..
  2. Click Fields & Views in the Database Setup area.
  3. Expand the Contact Fields list under the Fields tab. Default contact fields are in bold font.
  4. Click the contact field in the list and update the details in the left pane. To change dependencies, right-click the contact field and click Show Field Dependencies.

    Note: You cannot change the field's Data Type. If you need to do this, you can delete the field and recreate it.

  5. Click Save when you are finished.

Related

Contact field definitions

Creating contact fields

Deleting contact fields

Viewing contact field population details

Restricting contact fields from web data lookups