Friday, March 11, 2011

Click to call phone numbers

Click to call phone numbers:


With the ability to call phones built right into Gmail, you no longer have to get out your phone and retype a number anytime someone sends you one in an email or chat message. Starting today, you’ll see that phone numbers appear as links, like this:





Just click the number, and Gmail’s dialpad will pop up, already populated with the number you’re trying to call.





Click “Call” and voilĂ ! Of course, if you don’t already have the voice and video plugin installed, you’ll be prompted to do that first.



You’ll also see a little green phone icon next to numbers in your contacts which you can use to do the same thing.





Posted by Robin Schriebman, Software Engineer