Integrate IrisAgent AI with your Intercom Chatbot


IrisAgent AI can answer customer queries right within your Intercom chatbot seamlessly using webhooks. This guide will help you integrate IrisAgent with your Intercom chatbot.

Intercom App Configuration

Step 1: Create a New Private App

  1. Navigate to the Developer Hub.
  2. Select the option to create a new private app.Intercom Developer Hub

Step 2: Set Permissions

  1. Access the Authentication menu in your app settings.
  2. Configure the necessary permissions as shown below.

    Intercom Permissions

Step 3: Configure Webhooks

  1. Go to the Webhooks menu in your app settings.
  2. Ensure you set up the following required topics:
    • conversation.user.created
    • conversation.user.replied
  3. Set the Endpoint URL to: Note that your_organization_id can be found in the URL of the home page of your Intercom account as shown below:

    Intercom Webhooks

Step 4: Note Your ClientSecret and ClientID

  1. Find these credentials under the Basic information menu.
  2. The ClientSecret is vital for validating webhook requests from Intercom.Intercom basic information

Step 5: Notify IrisAgent

Share the following information with the IrisAgent team by email:

  1. ClientSecret and ClientID from step 4 above.
  2. User id that should be used as the author of IrisAgent AI comments. Your Intercom admin can get the user id for a given user from the Intercom dashboard by following the steps below:
    1. Navigate to Settings -> Teammates.
    2. Click on the name of the user whose id you want to get
    3. The URL of the page would look like Share the user_id at the end of the URL.

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