How to Connect OptinMonster with iContact

OptinMonster offer seamless integration with iContact email marketing service. Connecting OptinMonster to your iContact email list is very easy. Follow our step by step guide on how to connect OptinMonster with your iContact account.

  1. Integrations Tab
  2. Register iContact
  3. Log into Your iContact Account
  4. Get App ID
  5. Enable App ID
  6. Secure the App
  7. Application ID
  8. Connect OptinMonster with iContact
  9. Select a List
  10. Frequently Asked Questions

Step 1 – Integrations Tab

In the optin builder, select the Integrations tab to view the Integrations panel.

Select the Integrations tab in the optin builder to begin connecting your Email Service Provider to OptinMonster.

If this is your first time connecting an integration to your optin you’ll see a “New Integration” item in the Integrations panel of the builder. Select that to begin configuring your integration.

Select the New Integration item to begin connecting your Email Provider to OptinMonster.

Next, select iContact from the Email Provider dropdown.

Select the Email Provider from the dropdown list to begin connecting them to your OptinMonster optin.

Step 2 – Register iContact

Next iContact requires you to create an app. Select the Register with iContact button to create the required app.

Select the Register with iContact button to begin connecting iContact with OptinMonster.

Step 3 – Log into Your iContact Account

A new window will open where iContact will prompt you to log into your account. Enter your login credentials and select the Sign In button.

iContact Login

Step 4 – Get App ID

Once you’ve logged in you’ll be asked to provide a name and description for your app. This can be anything that helps you identify the app. Then select Get App ID to continue.

Your app name and description are used to help you identify your app in your account.

Step 5 – Enable App ID

Now that you’ve created your app, you will need to enable it. Select the enable this AppId for your account link to continue.

The link to enable your newly created App Id for your account is small and located at the bottom of the text. You will need to enable the App Id before you can complete integration in OptinMonster.

Step 6 – Secure the App

iContact will now show you the App ID and will ask you to create a password for this app. This is an app specific password and it should be different from your iContact password. After entering a password select Save.

iContact App Password

Step 7 – Application ID

iContact will then provide you with an Application ID to copy and paste into the provided field in the optin builder.

iContact App ID

Step 8 – Connect OptinMonster with iContact

Returning to the optin builder, enter your iContact Username, paste your Application ID, enter your Application Password (the one you set in Step 6, not your iContact password), give your iContact Integration a unique label and select the Connect with iContact button.

Enter your iContact API details and select the Connect with iContact button to finish integrating iContact with OptinMonster.

Step 9 – Select a List

OptinMonster will now connect to iContact and fetch your email lists. Choose an email list you want users to subscribe to.

Select the iContact List you want to add new subscribers to.

That’s all, you have successfully connected OptinMonster to your iContact account!


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it possible for me to add a Phone Field to my optin?

A: Yes! You can add a phone field. Check out How to Capture Phone Numbers with OptinMonster here.