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Get a User

In this code snippet you will see how to get a User.

Example

Ensure the following variables are set to your required values using any convenient method:

Key Description
USER_ID The unique ID of the User.

Prerequisites

Use your existing application

You will need to use an existing Application and have a User in order to be able to get a User. See the Create Conversation code snippet for information on how to create an Application. See also the Create User code snippet on how to create a User.

Write the code

Add the following to get-user.sh:

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curl "https://api.nexmo.com/beta/users/$USER_ID" \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$JWT\
     -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:

bash get-user.sh

Prerequisites

Use your existing application

You will need to use an existing Application and have a User in order to be able to get a User. See the Create Conversation code snippet for information on how to create an Application. See also the Create User code snippet on how to create a User.

Install dependencies

npm install nexmo@beta
Initialize your dependencies

Create a file named get-user.js and add the following code:

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const Nexmo = require('nexmo')

const nexmo = new Nexmo({
  apiKey: NEXMO_API_KEY,
  apiSecret: NEXMO_API_SECRET,
  applicationId: NEXMO_APPLICATION_ID,
  privateKey: NEXMO_APPLICATION_PRIVATE_KEY_PATH
})

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Write the code

Add the following to get-user.js:

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nexmo.users.get(USER_ID, (error, result) => {
        if(error) {
            console.error(error);
        }
        else {
            console.log(result);
        }
    });

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Run your code

Save this file to your machine and run it:

node get-user.js

Try it out

When you run the code you will get the specified User.