Update Profile

Update a user profile in Mixpanel.


Field Definition Type Required
Update Empty Fields? Option to update fields in a user profile that contain null values; if No is selected, empty fields will remain as is when a customer profile is updated. Dropdown TRUE

Due to limitations to the Mixpanel API, you can use the Update Profile action card to make a maximum of 400 requests per hour.


Field Definition Type Required
Profile ID User profile's unique identifier; equivalent to the Mixpanel distinct_id field. String TRUE
IP Address User's IP address String FALSE
Time User's time zone Date & Time FALSE
Refresh Updated At? Indicates whether to refresh the date and time values in the Updated At? field to when the profile was last updated. Date & Time FALSE
Avatar User's avatar; URL resource of a .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, or .png image file to update the profile picture in a profile. String FALSE

Name of the user.

String FALSE
First Name User's first name String FALSE
Last Name User's last name String FALSE

Date and time when the object was created.

Date & Time FALSE
Email User's email address String FALSE
Phone User's phone number String FALSE

This card supports dynamic fields. To add fields to this card, click the empty field at the bottom of the input field list under Click or drop here to create. To reorder fields, select Edit card from the Options menu and drag fields to their new location.

If new fields are included in this card for a profile, they will be added to the Mixpanel profile as custom properties.


Field Definition Type
Status Code

Result of the operation. The connector returns an HTTP status code that indicates whether the action taken by the card succeeded or failed. For example:

  • A 201 Created status code indicates success where a new resource was created.
  • A 403 Forbidden error indicates that the HTTP request wasn't processed because the necessary permissions were missing.

For a full list of possible status codes, see HTTP status codes.


Related topics

Mixpanel connector

Workflow elements

Mixpanel API Reference