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General phone number in email

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by clemsondave, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. clemsondave

    clemsondave Active Member
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    My BB had a cool feature that I have not found in the Eris yet. It would automatically recognize phone numbers in emails. It turned them into a link. When you clicked it, it would dial the number. Saves you from having to remember it or copy/paste into phone app.

    Anyone found a way to do this?
     

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  2. Matlock

    Matlock Well-Known Member
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    The standard software that I am aware of doesn’t support name/number recognize in Emails. Of course you can Long-Press on a Number or Name and it'll Dial and/or Search the Directory.
     
  3. stevethai

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    CopyNDial will help you dial a number from email, website, notes, sms messsages.... check it out. I'm using it. it works on htc desire! In emails, simple copy the whole email in settings.copyText then trim the text
     
  4. doogald

    doogald Well-Known Member
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    Yes. In gmail, if you tap on something that looks like a phone number in a message, though it is not a link, it will highlight and then open the dialer with the phone number entered.

    Try it.
     
  5. nomarsgirl

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    +1. That works for me in the stock email as well.
     

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