Set up an Phone field

 

 

You want to extract a Phone number from your documents?

 

You can do that with the API Builder by creating a Phone field in the Data Model configuration step.

 

This section will walk you through the implications of setting up a Phone number field.

 

Prerequisites

 

  1. You’ll need a free account. Sign up and confirm your email to login.

 

 

Let’s get started! 

 

After giving a name, description and cover image to your new API, you should land on the following page

 

 

 

Build an Phone field by selecting “Phone” from the right side of the menu.

 

Additional parameters

 

There is no additional parameter to be fed to the engine regarding phone numbers.

 

 

Impact for training and making predictions

 

Candidates

 

By specifying the data type as phone, you will force the engine to only consider words and series of words that can be interpreted as a phone number as eligible candidates.

 

Warning: This means that, for this specific field, we will never be able to extract any information in your document that cannot be interpreted as a phone number.