updateCustomerV2 mutation

The updateCustomerV2 mutation updates the personal information in an existing customer account. Use the updateCustomerEmail mutation to update the customer’s email address.

The updateCustomerV2 mutation supersedes the updateCustomer mutation as the means to update a customer account. The input objects differ between these two mutations. The updateCustomer mutation required the CustomerInput object, as did the createCustomer mutation. Updating a customer does not require any specific attribute, while several attributes are required when you create a customer. You could not determine this by looking at the schema for those mutations. The updateCustomerV2 mutation requires the CustomerUpdateInput object, which it does not share with the createCustomerV2 mutation.

To return or modify information about a customer, we recommend you use customer tokens in the header of your GraphQL calls. However, you also can use session authentication.

Syntax

mutation: {updateCustomerV2(input: CustomerUpdateInput!) {CustomerOutput}}

Example usage

The following call updates the first name and the newsletter subscription status for a specific customer.

Request:

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mutation {
  updateCustomerV2(
    input: {
      firstname: "Robert"
      is_subscribed: false
    }
  ) {
    customer {
      firstname
      is_subscribed
    }
  }
}

Response:

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{
  "data": {
    "updateCustomerV2": {
      "customer": {
        "firstname": "Robert",
        "is_subscribed": false
      }
    }
  }
}

Input attributes

The following table lists the attributes you can use as input for the updateCustomerV2 mutation.

Attribute Data Type Description
allow_remote_shopping_assistance Boolean Indicates whether the customer has enabled remote shopping assistance
date_of_birth String The customer’s date of birth. In keeping with current security and privacy best practices, be sure you are aware of any potential legal and security risks associated with the storage of customers’ full date of birth (month, day, year) along with other personal identifiers, such as full name, before collecting or processing such data.
dob String Deprecated. Use date_of_birth instead. The customer’s date of birth
firstname String The customer’s first name
gender Int The customer’s gender (Male - 1, Female - 2)
is_subscribed Boolean Indicates whether the customer subscribes to the store’s newsletter
lastname String The customer’s last name
middlename String The customer’s middle name
password String The customer’s password
prefix String An honorific, such as Dr., Mr., or Mrs.
suffix String A value such as Sr., Jr., or III
taxvat String The customer’s Tax/VAT number (for corporate customers)

Output attributes

The CustomerOutput object contains the Customer object.

The following table lists the top-level attributes of the customer object. See the customer query for complete details about this object.

Attribute Data Type Description
addresses CustomerAddress An array containing the customer’s shipping and billing addresses
allow_remote_shopping_assistance Boolean! Indicates whether the customer has enabled remote shopping assistance
compare_list CompareList The contents of the customer’s comparison list
created_at String Timestamp indicating when the account was created
date_of_birth String The customer’s date of birth. In keeping with current security and privacy best practices, be sure you are aware of any potential legal and security risks associated with the storage of customers’ full date of birth (month, day, year) along with other personal identifiers, such as full name, before collecting or processing such data.
default_billing String The ID assigned to the billing address
default_shipping String The ID assigned to the shipping address
dob String Deprecated. Use date_of_birth instead. The customer’s date of birth
email String The customer’s email address
firstname String The customer’s first name
gender Int The customer’s gender (Male - 1, Female - 2)
group_id Int Deprecated. This attribute is not applicable for GraphQL. The group assigned to the user. Default values are 0 (Not logged in), 1 (General), 2 (Wholesale), and 3 (Retailer)
id Int Deprecated. This attribute is not applicable for GraphQL. The ID assigned to the customer
is_subscribed Boolean Indicates whether the customer is subscribed to the company’s newsletter
lastname String The customer’s family name
middlename String The customer’s middle name
orders(filter CustomerOrdersFilterInput, currentPage = 1 Int, pageSize = 20 Int) [CustomerOrders] A list of the customer’s placed orders
prefix String An honorific, such as Dr., Mr., or Mrs.
return(uid: ID!) Return Gets details about the specified return request
returns(pageSize: Int = 20 currentPage: Int = 1) Returns Information about the customer’s return requests
reviews(pageSize: Int = 20 currentPage: Int = 1) ProductReviews! The list of reviews of the product
reward_points [RewardPoints] Details about the customer’s reward points
suffix String A value such as Sr., Jr., or III
taxvat String The customer’s Tax/VAT number (for corporate customers)
wishlist Wishlist! Deprecated. Use wishlist_v2 instead. Contains the contents of the customer’s wish lists
wishlist_v2(id ID!) [Wishlist]! Retrieve the specified wish list identified by the unique ID for a Wishlist object

For B2B, company administrators and users can have the following attributes.

Attribute Data Type Description
job_title String The job title for a B2B company user
requisition_lists (pageSize = 20 Int, currentPage = 1 Int, filter RequisitionListFilterInput) RequisitionLists Contains the customer’s requisition lists
role CompanyRole The role name and permissions assigned to the company user
status CompanyUserStatusEnum Indicates whether the company user is ACTIVE or INACTIVE
team CompanyTeam The team the company user is assigned to
telephone String The phone number of the company user