Invalid input

When setting up your Phantom, your spreadsheet must be publicly accessible for the Phantom to read the data and know what to process, and it also needs to be in the correct format. Different Phantoms require different types of input. If you get the error “Invalid input“, it means that the input isn’t in the correct format.

To fix this issue, you need to give your Phantom the correct type of input.

To determine the required input type for each Phantom, access the Phantom's Overview page by clicking on the "More+" button and check the “What you give“ section:


You can click on the “What you give“ box to see the description of specific type of input:


For example, if you are using a LinkedIn Profile Scraper, you need to make sure the input is in the right format: a LinkedIn profile URL. You will also find which type of input is required within the Phantom’s configuration:

It's important to note that if you choose your spreadsheet as input, you must specify in Spreadsheet settings which column contains the profile URLs. 

You can also open your Phantom's logs to find out more about the reason behind the error. This article explains how to do it: How to investigate why your Phantom gives error.


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