Gmail makes phone numbers clickable

By Emil
Mar 11, 2011
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  1. Google has made a very small update to Gmail today: phone numbers now appear as links. The search giant launched Gmail calling back in August 2010, so we're a little bit surprised it took the company this long to make this little change.

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  2. example1013

    example1013 TS Enthusiast Posts: 265

    This better not be as bad as the "feature" in android. I hate it there, because if I accidentally hit any random group of numbers, no matter how long the group is, Android says "oh, that's a phone number", and opens up the dialer and sticks the number in. Annoying as hell.
  3. "Calling in Gmail is currently only available to US based Gmail users."

    Not true, I have been using this feature, in Gmail, since it was available in Canada.

  4. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 812   +26

    Yeah, well, nobody cares about Canada :p
  5. Leeky

    Leeky TS Evangelist Posts: 3,797   +116

    What about the tiny Island country in Western Europe... You Americans always get the cool features while us UK people sit here and watch you all get bored of using it before we get too! :haha:

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