Auto Sync of Mailchimp permissions

Auto Sync of Mailchimp permissions

  • updated 1 yr ago

Here's a simple guide, taking you through the process of automatically synchronising the permissions from your Mailchimp account.

Generating an API Key

Step 1: First thing you have to do, is to find or generate an API key within your Mailchimp account. To do so, log into your Mailchimp account at

When you are logged into Mailchimp follow this video guide or continue reading below. 

Step 2: Navigate to: Account Extras > API Keys > Click "Create A Key" (You might have to scroll down on the page to see the button). 

Step 3: After creating a new API Key, copy and save it for use later.

Inserting the API Key into Hello Retail

Step 1: Once you have your Mailchimp API key, simply navigate to Data Setup > Permissions, then click the Set up automatic permission synchronisation button: 


Step 2: As the next step, you'll have to:

  1. select Mailchimp in the Type drop-down
  2. paste your Mailchimp API into the API-Key field
  3. and finally, select the list from your Mailchimp account you would like to sync in the List drop-down:

    Remember to click Save.

Step 3: Now you are done, and moving forward your Mailchimp list permissions will automatically be synchronised on a daily basis.

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