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IQUALIF is a data scraping software that is used to extract large amounts of public data including addresses, phone numbers and email information from yellow and white page directories. IQUALIF has separate downloadable software versions that can let you perform scraping on yellow and white page directories separately. IQUALIF is available in 16 international languages for software users to easily launch application in their native languages.

Purpose

IQUALIF is intended to provide authentic Persons and Businesses contact data for research, e-commerce, sales and other commercial purposes. It is an effective way to expand business prospects on B2B and B2C levels.

Download

To download a free trial version of IQUALIF, click on https://www.iqualif.com/en/yellow-pages-extractor-white-extract-people-business-download-scrapper. Search for your country and choose IQUALIF version (persons or businesses). Click on Download button to get the executable file.

You can download licensed version directly by clicking on https://www.iqualif.com/en/buy. Select your region and country. Choose your preferred version and click Download.


Install

Windows

After you have downloaded the software from website, click .exe installer to run the setup. Complete the installation steps and check your desktop for a newly created IQUALIF icon. Double-click the icon to launch application

  1. Install the software from downloaded .exe as ordinary windows app.
  2. You can run software from your desktop.

MAC

Double-click the .pkg file that you have downloaded to your mac operating system. Complete the installation and open Finder app. Locate application folder and drag you IQUALIF to the application folder. Double-click application to start IQUALIF.

  1. Install the software from downloaded .pkg as ordinary mac app (if a warning appears, right click and click on open).
  2. You can run software from your Application folder.

Linux

unzip the .zip that you have downloaded to your Linux. Navigate to extracted folder. Install the package through command line using command

apt-get install ${packagename}

Or

unzip ${packagename}.zip
sudo java -jar ${packagename}/l.jar

See also Troubleshooting


Start the search

IQUALIF let you search contacts through its main application interface. You can select source directory from the dropdown to collect data for persons or businesses and then apply search of your choice There are five modes of data extraction searches; List Search, Semi-Auto Search, Manual Search, Browser Search and Search with Imported file

List Mode

List mode search is effective in gathering large amounts of contacts with minimal clicks. To start a search in list mode

  1. Select list mode
  2. Select province from left most window
  3. Select your desired City from middle window
  4. After the selection of province and city select the street(s) from right window
  5. Click Start button from top to start data extraction. Whenever a new search is started, application throw a pop message “Add to Last Search?”. Click Yes if you want to append data to previously queried results or click No if you want to keep new search results in a separate file. You can check the search progress in lower pane of the screen.
  6. When search is 100% complete, export your data by clicking on Export Results button. Export results can be saved in .csv, .xls and .xlsx formats. You can pause the search anytime by clicking on Pause button and resume it later

Browser Mode

Browser mode helps to search contacts directly from yellow/white page websites.

  1. Select Browser mode
  2. Type your query in the website search bar and press Enter
  3. Once the records are loaded by website, click on button to import results in IQUALIF
  4. Once the import is complete, click on button to export contacts to your device

Semi-Auto Mode

Semi auto searches search contact data of a specific street only. To start a semi auto search

  1. Select Semi-Auto mode
  2. Select province from left window
  3. Select your desired City from middle window
  4. Type street name in right window
  5. Start the search
  6. Export data to your device in desired format

Manual Mode

Manual mode search allows to access contacts by manually entering your desired criteria and location

  1. Select Manual mode from list
  2. To extract persons data enter Postcode, City and Street in the screen with pre-selected white page option from directory. For businesses data, enter Department and Street name in the screen.
  3. Click on button to start the search.
  4. Click on export data option once the search is complete.

From Imported File

To search the directory with imported file you need to have a .csv file with required columns names in following format Press CTRL+I from keyboard or Go to File tab and select Import File from the list to open import file screen Click on Browse button on import screen to choose your csv file from device. Select your file and click Open Import file utility will populate your columns in the grid as shown below Match file columns with table columns and click Start. On successful import, a pop-up message will appear “Import is done” Click on button from top menu. A pop-up message will appear asking if you want to start a new search Click New search from file option. Application will start the search with imported columns. Wait till the search is 100% complete and export your data in desired format


License

License screen provide details about current activation status of your product

To open, at the top of the screen, click on menu ?>License. Click on buy button to get access to an online form, which will allow you to select your product features and enter the necessary billing information.

Activate a Free Trial

After installation of trial version, go to license tab in ? menu and click on Activate 3-day Trial for free. Click OK. A pop-up message will appear showing “Product has been activated”

Activate a License

You can get the license activation key by buying the software from application or visiting website https://www.IQUALIF.com/en. Click on button to buy product directly from application

To activate the license open license screen from ? menu License. Select Activate a license option and enter your license Key. To go faster, we advise to copy paste the license, copy the license including -, click in the first rectangle and paste by pressing CTRL+V Click OK to complete activation. A pop-up message will appear on successful activation

Get a License

You can get IQUALIF license by buying the software from website or by clicking on from application

Select the product and add it to your shopping cart. Proceed to checkout to provide your general information and card details. You will receive your license activation key via email within one hour of order confirmation. Payment can be done online through website, Debit/Credit Card, Bitcoin and PayPal. For Bank Transfer payments, contact our sales department through online contact form to get further details.


Progress

This is a progress bar that indicates the status of current search

  1. Pages left : shows the number of main search in queue (e.g. restaurant in Ontario)
  2. Next pages left : shows how many next pages are in a queue (e.g. restaurant in Ontario is displayed on 7 pages)
  3. Detail pages left : shows how many pages with contact details with full info are there (e.g. profile page)


Settings

To open, at the top of the screen, click on menu File>Settings

Language

This setting allows you to translate IQUALIF into one of the available languages from the dropdown. IQUALIF can be translated to 14 languages including French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Portuguese, Turkish, Hindi, Korean and Japanese.

Extract more detail

This setting allows you to get more informations, from the details page of the company. When disabled, search is quicker

Extract more mail data

This setting1) allows to select if you wish to search for emails too. When disabled, search is quicker

Delete Duplicate

This setting will check for duplicate records with same phone numbers and delete repeated data from exported results

Hide Professionals

You can enable Hide2) checkbox to eliminate professional records from every search. This setting will be applicable to both yellow and white page searches

Advanced

Update settings

You can set the frequency for automatic database updates in this section. Select 1 day, 2 day, 7 day or 30 days from the list or click on Check for Updates to update whenever it is convenient

Export to Server Settings

You can export your search data to a server by adding server credentials in this section. Enter MySQL database connection details

  1. Host IP
  2. Database
  3. User
  4. Password

Click on Test button to check if connection is established. You will receive following error message if connection is not established

Server Mode (Master/Slave)

You can run your application in server mode and establish a master slave connection with any other machine for carrying out search functions. To create one such connection, enter Password and Port of slave machine. The setting requires restart on every ON and OFF

Enable IP obfuscation

You may desire to obfuscate your IP address due to global privacy regulations or blocking. To apply the setting click on Browse button to import a .csv proxy list. Proxy list should be in following format

10.0.0.1:3126 or socks;10.0.0.1:3126;user;pass

Click Tick to Enable checkbox to obfuscate IP


Dashboard

To open, at the top of the screen, click on menu File>Dashboard

Dashboard screen help to start parallel remote searches on multiple machines concurrently. You can monitor the progress of your searches from one machine. To add a new Machine, enter IP address, Port address, Password and click Add. You can select multiple machines to delete or refresh data simultaneously.


About

To open, at the top of the screen, click on menu ?>About

About screen provide information about IQUALIF version name, release number system, your system OS details and IQUALIF specs (Speed/Page per hour/Contacts per hour)

IQUALIF Canada 41 White v 1.098.99.151
Windows 8.1 (x86,32)(1/155/178)

Uninstall

Windows

Go to Control panel and Click on Uninstall a Program or Feature. Find IQUALIF and right click to uninstall the application

MAC

  1. Drag the application from your Applications folder to the trash folder and remove the app
  2. Delete the app system files :
    1. Open Finder
    2. At top of the screen, click on menu Go
    3. Click on 'Home' icon
    4. Open 'Application Data' folder
    5. Move the IQUALIF folders to the trash

Linux

Through Software Manager

  1. Open Ubuntu Software manager.
  2. Click Installed Tab and search for your installed application
  3. Click the Remove button next to your application. A pop-up message will appear “Are you sure you want to remove IQUALIF”. Click Remove.

Through Command Line

To uninstall IQUALIF, write the “apt-get” command in command line

sudo apt-get --purge remove IQUALIF

Troubleshooting

If you encounter this issue while starting the application, follow the steps and try to re-start the application

Troubleshooting Install

Possible issue :

  • I can't install
  • Computer reboot during install, solution is to install again
  • Software doesn't open after install

Windows

  1. Double click .exe on the downloaded IQUALIF executable after you have downloaded the software from website. The installer opens and Welcome screen appears.
  2. Click Next to continue.
  3. License Agreement screen appears. Accept and Click Next to continue.
  4. Installation Folder screen appears. Click Next to continue.
  5. The software installs, and installation successful screen appears.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. On your Desktop, double-click the icon to launch application

MAC

  1. Right click the .pkg file that you have downloaded to your mac operating system and click on open. The installer opens and Welcome screen appears.
  2. Click Next to continue.
  3. License Agreement screen appears. Accept and Click Next to continue.
  4. Installation Folder screen appears. Click Next to continue.
  5. The software installs, and installation successful screen appears.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. Locate application folder and drag you IQUALIF to the application folder. Double-click application to start IQUALIF.
  8. You can run software from your Application folder.

Linux

  • Check this link. Works on java 8 with modified paths accordinately.
    • Run like this (check your java version) before run software (or make changes to environment file of your distribution):
      export JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/jre1.8.0_221-amd64/
      export PATH=$PATH:/usr/java/jre1.8.0_221-amd64/bin
  • Unpack via gui or command line
    • Command line (installing “IQUALIF Canada 41 White” as example):
      1. Make new directory:
        mkdir -p "$HOME/Application Data/IQUALIF Canada 41 White" && cd "$_"
        • You MUST create this directory inside “$HOME/Application Data”, or you will get errors and software won't run.
      2. Copy downloaded archive to it:
        cp "/path/to/IQUALIF Canada 41 White.zip" .
      3. Unpack it:
        unzip "IQUALIF Canada 41 White.zip"
      4. Remove archive:
        rm "IQUALIF Canada 41 White.zip"

Troubleshooting Open

Windows

  1. Right click IQUALIF shortcut located on desktop
  2. Select Open with and search for installed Java
  3. Select Java and Tick always use this app to open .jar files
  4. Click Ok
  5. Re-start application to check if problem is fixed

If you could not find java in the list of installed programs, it is probably due to reason that the Java was not installed with your application installation. Try to install it by

  1. Go to C drive and open Program Files (x86)
  2. Select IQUALIF folder
  3. Search for jre-8u31-windows-i586.exe setup file and double-click to install it
  4. Complete the installation steps
  5. Re-start IQUALIF application to check if problem is resolved

MAC

  1. Open Finder App
  2. Click on Go menu at the top of the screen and select Home
  3. Open the Application data and then IQUALIF folder
  4. Open l.jar file to start application

Error Message

Error Description
Invalid server response, please try again or contact us for further detail Invalid Server Response occur occasionally at program start-up, activation of trial version/license or refreshing a list of contacts. Possible Fixes for the error are: Try to reinstall the program, Check for software updates, Wait for the server to become available again
No data received, Invalid server response, please try again or contact us for further detail
Empty response, Invalid server response, please contact us for further detail
Internal Server Error, Invalid server response, please refresh list or contact us for further detail
No data warning, Invalid server response, please refresh list or contact us for further detail
Error, please try again or restart IQUALIF, contact us for more details The error occurs when application is unable to start normally. Restart application to check if issue is resolved
Error on program launch, Please restart IQUALIF or contact us for more details The error occurs when system is unable to start normally. Restart application to check if issue is resolved
Error, cannot save setting, please contact us for more details The error occurs when system is unable to automatically save user settings. Restart application to check if issue is resolved
License already activated, please contact us to reactivate or get one at www.iqualif.comThe error occurs when you try to re-activate application which is already activated
3 day Trial has expired. Please get a license at www.iqualif.com or contact us to keep using IQUALIF The error occurs when you try to use the application after your 3-day trial has expired
License expired, please contact us to reactivate or get one at www.iqualif.com The error occurs when you try to use the application after your IQUALIF license has expired
Cannot load language module, loading default language, please restart IQUALIF or contact us to fix it The error occurs when application fails to load language. Restart application to check if issue is resolved
Cannot load settings, loading default settings, please restart IQUALIF or contact us to fix it The error occurs when application fails to load settings screen. Restart application to check if issue is resolved
Cannot display browser, notify us at www.iqualif.com or contact us for more details The error occurs when application fails to load browser in Browser Mode search
email not sent, please check configuration or contact us for more details The error occurs when application fails to send email through Contact Us screen. Check email configurations of your system and try again
Version limited to 50 contacts, activate the free trial version or get a license on www.iqualif.com to use the full version of IQUALIF The error occurs when you try to search contacts after your trial version has expired. The application let you retrieve results of 50 contacts only. Purchase the software to fix the problem
Import failed, please consult help or contact us for more details Unsupported format, please contact support at contact@iqualif.com The error occurs when you try to upload a file format that is not supported by the application. File format for search with imported file is postcode;cities;streets. File format for IP obfuscation is 10.0.0.1:3126 or socks;10.0.0.1:3126;user;pass

Shortcut

  1. CTRL+0 : Use default behavior
  2. CTRL+1 : Try to use server 1
  3. CTRL+2 : Try to use server 2
  4. CTRL+3 : Try to use server 3
  5. CTRL+F : Fast search
  6. CTRL+I : Import a list of locations or categories from a file
  7. CTRL+P : Counter mode
  8. CTRL+Q : Quit software
  9. CTRL+R : Reset search
  10. CTRL+S : Save result to excel or csv
  11. CTRL+V : Reset software speed

Excel tutorial

Filter records

To delete records based on specific values in the excel sheet, open worksheet and follow the linear steps illustrated below

Step 1

Select the header row and click on ‘Filters’ option in Filters and Data Tab. You can use short keys Ctrl+Shift+L keys to apply or remove the filter directly.

A dropdown will appear as downward-pointing triangle icon at the top-right of the cell. This will enable you to find and select records based on your search criteria. You can perform various operations like conditional formatting, deletion or formulated calculations on filtered data.

Step 2

Click the filter icon on target column. A pop up will appear. Select relevant value from the list (in this case, it is ‘ILLE ROUSSE’) and Click ‘Ok’. For large datasets, it is recommended to uncheck ‘Select All’ and type the value in Search bar to eliminate need of manual search from the list.

To filter through the search bar, type the text in search field and click ‘OK’

All relevant records will be extracted from data, as shown below

Step 3

Select rows by clicking first record and dragging it towards the end of sheet. The selected records will be highlighted in grey as shown below. Right click on selection and click Delete Rows from pop up. Alternate keys to delete rows is Ctrl- . All selected rows of will be deleted successfully from data.

After Deletion, use Ctrl+shift+L to remove filters.

1)
Yellow version only
2)
White version only
en/public.txt · Last modified: 2020/10/15 13:02 by admin