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. Secure the App
  6. Application ID
  7. Connect OptinMonster with iContact
  8. Select a List

Step 1 – Integrations Tab

If you’re uncertain how to add your integration, you can follow our guide for connecting to Email Service Providers and CRMs.

Next, select iContact from the Email Provider dropdown.

Select iContact

Step 2 – Register iContact

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

Register with iContact

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 Log In button.

Login to iContact

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.

Click Get AppID

Step 5 – Secure the App

Now that you’ve created your app, you will need to enable it. Select the change your API password for this AppID link to continue.

Click to Change password

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.

Set password

Step 6 – Application ID

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

Copy Application ID

Step 7 – Connect OptinMonster with iContact

Returning to the Campaign 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.

Click Connect with iContact

Step 8 – 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 iContact List

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

Ready to start showing your campaigns? See our guide on how to embed your campaigns on your website!


Frequently Asked Questions

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

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