This API allows you to remove a contact from a list. It doesn't delete the contact from the campaign address-book, rather just removes the association from the list. To delete the contact permanently, use the API 'Delete a Contact'

DELETE

https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token><subdomain>/v2/accounts/<your_sid>/lists/<list_sid>/contacts/<contact_sid>

  • Replace <your_api_key> and <your_api_token> with the API key and token created by you.
  • Replace <your_sid> with your “Account sid”
  • Replace <subdomain> with the region of your account
    1. <subdomain> of Singapore cluster is @api.exotel.com
    2. <subdomain> of Mumbai cluster is @api.in.exotel.com

<your_api_key> , <your_api_token> and <your_sid> are available in the API settings page of your Exotel Dashboard

curl -X DELETE 'https://<your_api_key>:<your_api_token>@<subdomain>/v2/accounts/Exotel/lists/e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba'
var unirest = require('unirest');
var unirest = require('unirest');
var accountSid = "XXXXXXXXX";
var accountToken = "YYYYYYYYY";
var authKey = "ZZZZZZZZZZ";
var encoding = Buffer.from(authKey + ':' + accountToken).toString('base64');
var req = unirest('DELETE', 'https://<subdomain>/v2/accounts/Exotel/lists/e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba')
.headers({
Authorization: 'Basic ' + encoding
	})
  .end(function (res) { 
    if (res.error) throw new Error(res.error); 
    console.log(res.raw_body);
  });
<?php

$curl = curl_init();
$accountSid = "XXXXXXXXXX";
$accountToken = "YYYYYYYYYY";
$authKey = "ZZZZZZZZZZ";

$encoding = base64_encode($authKey .":". $accountToken);

curl_setopt_array($curl, array(
  CURLOPT_URL => 'https://<subdomain>/v2/accounts/Exotel/lists/e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba',
  CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
  CURLOPT_ENCODING => '',
  CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS => 10,
  CURLOPT_TIMEOUT => 0,
  CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION => true,
  CURLOPT_HTTP_VERSION => CURL_HTTP_VERSION_1_1,
  CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST => 'DELETE',
  CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER => array(
    "Authorization: Basic ".$encoding
  ),
));

$response = curl_exec($curl);

curl_close($curl);
echo $response;
import requests
import base64 
import json
accountSid = "XXXXXXXXX"
authToken = "YYYYYYYYY"
authKey = "ZZZZZZZZZZ"

encoding = base64.b64encode(authKey + ":" + authToken)

url = "https://<subdomain>/v2/accounts/Exotel/lists/e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba"

payload={}
headers = {
    'Authorization': "Basic " + encoding
    }

response = requests.request("DELETE", url, headers=headers, data=payload)
print(response.text)
package main

import (
	b64 "encoding/base64"
"fmt"
"io/ioutil"
"net/http"
)

func main() {
// Please provide accountSid, authToken from your Exotel account
	accountSid := "XXXXXXXXX"
	authToken := "YYYYYYYY"
	authKey := "ZZZZZZZZZZ"
// Encoding the accountSid and authToken, used in Authorization header
	encoding := b64.StdEncoding.EncodeToString([]byte(authKey + ":" + authToken))

	url := "https://<subdomain>/v2/accounts/Exotel/lists/e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba"
	method := "DELETE"

	client := &http.Client{}
	req, err := http.NewRequest(method, url, nil)
	req.Header.Add("Authorization", "Basic "+encoding)
if err != nil {
		fmt.Println(err)
return
}
	res, err := client.Do(req)
if err != nil {
		fmt.Println(err)
return
}
	defer res.Body.Close()

	body, err := ioutil.ReadAll(res.Body)
if err != nil {
		fmt.Println(err)
return
}
	fmt.Println(string(body))
}
{
    "request_id":"cfa7d61f24064a399789d677ef0cc379",
    "method":"DELETE",
    "http_code":200,
    "response":{
          "code":200,
          "error_data":null,
          "status":"success",
          "data":{
                    "sid":"d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba",
                    "date_created":"2017-12-05T14:15:51.108069088+05:30",
                    "date_updated":"2017-12-05T14:15:51.108069088+05:30",
                    "account_sid":"Exotel",
                    "list_id":"e46c2fe202904d579ae592d108cf87a0",
                    "uri":"/v2/Accounts/Exotel/contacts/d49b7a4781ea45dcb702825ce30494ba"
                 }
       }
}