Select a contact field for an alert

edited 12/09/19 in Smartsheet Basics

I am trying to set up an alert for when lines are approved, an alert would go to the contact person's email in each line. But when I go to set it up, it doesn't show up as an option. The Send to Contacts in a Cell dropdown doesn't give me the list to choose from even though I have my sheet all set up. What am I doing wrong? Thanks!


  • Marcus Odum
    Marcus Odum ✭✭✭✭

    This one is a little tricky. The first thing I would do is confirm you have a column type contact. If so, then make sure you have populated that list. You can populate the contacts in the column properties. Make sure that list is not blank. Once you have values there they will populate in your dropdown.


    see attached.

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