For some use cases, you might want to get the entire address book before the user has a chance to review and select the contacts that they want to share with your app.
If your app has a social networking componenet, you’ll need the entire address book so you can look for matches in your own network. Or you may have a CRM and want the user’s address book to be accessible all the time. Or it might be because you’d rather display the contacts in your own UI.
Whatever the use case, you can accomplish it by doing these two things:
- Close the widget before the contacts selection screen shows, and