How to sort and filter contacts in your ActiveCampaign account

You can sort and/or filter all contacts in your account by numerous data points available to you on the contact record.

How to sort contacts

You can sort contacts on the Contacts Overview page by Name, Email, Phone, Account, Date Created, Social, Location, Custom Contact Fields, and Tags.

By default, the following sort options are displayed on the Contacts Overview page: Full Name, Email, Phone, Account, Date Created, and Social.

To sort contacts on a list:

1. Click "Contacts" to navigate to the Contacts Overview page.

2. Click any of the column headers to sort your contacts. These column headers are the default sort options.

3. If you want to sort contacts by other data points:

  • Click the Gear in the column header row
  • Click each option you want to display on the Contacts Overview page
  • Click the column header for the newly added option to sort your contacts
Additional sort options

The Contacts Overview page will list contacts in order by the sort criteria you set.

How to filter contacts

In addition to sorting options, you can filter contacts on the Contacts Overview page. The filter options available are Tags, List, and Status (list status).

You can use each filter option on its own or in combination with the other filter and sorting options available to you.

Note that you can only use one condition in each filter option.

To filter contacts on the Contacts Overview page:

1. Click "Contacts" to navigate to the Contacts Overview page.

2. Click the dropdown option you wish to use to filter contacts. As a reminder, you can choose from Tags, List, and/or Status.

Contacts Filter Options

3. Click the desired option in the filter dropdown.

The Contacts Overview page will list all contacts who meet the criteria set in your filter.

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