How to create a link on a phone number Follow

Do you have a phone number in your email? Perhaps you want to make it a link, so people with smart phones can just click on it to call you. The below code will allow people with smart phones to call you using either their phone service or Skype. It will also allow people with desktop computers or tablets to call you using Skype. Here is how:

Inserting a call to link on text:

  1. Log into your email marketing account.
  2. Click on 'Messages' from the left navigation bar.
  3. Select a message and choose to 'Edit' the message (edit is in the 'Actions' menu at the bottom of the page).
  4. Type the phone number into the email - e.g. 123 123.
  5. Now click the small blue 'HTML' icon from the tool bar.



  6. Hit Ctrl+F on your keyboard and search for the phone number you just inserted (e.g. 123 123).



  7. Type the following just before the number:

    <a href="tel:123 123">

  8. Type the following just after the number:

    </a>

  9. So altogether, the number part in your code will now look like this:



  10. Click the green 'Update' button at the bottom left corner of the source window.
  11. You should see that the number now looks like a link in your email.
  12. Click the green 'Save' button to save the changes you have made.

Inserting a call to link on an image:

  1. Log into your email marketing account.
  2. Click on 'Messages' from the left navigation bar.
  3. Select a message and choose to 'Edit' the message (edit is in the 'Actions' menu at the bottom of the page).
  4. Using the image button on the toolbar, insert the button into your message which you would like to place the call to link on
  5. Now click the small blue 'HTML' icon from the tool bar.



  6. Find the image in your code by searching for img (as per step 6 above)
  7. Type the call to code in front of the image code:

    eg: <a href="tel:555-555-5555"><img src="path/to/phone/icon.jpg"></a>



  8. Click the green 'Update' button at the bottom left corner of the source window.
  9. Click the green 'Save' button to save the changes you have made.

To test, simply send a message through to your smart phone and click onto the links and these should ask you if you wish to call those numbers once clicked.

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