Level 5* gazumped 9,542 Posted December 14, 2012 Level 5* Share Posted December 14, 2012 Apologies if this is old news, but it's the first time I've been able to make calls from my Android from links saved in Evernote. The prompt came via a Busyness blog post by Dr Brad Semp who found that by using the add hyperlink option in Evernote to delete the http:// and show 'tel:<your phone number>' instead (without the quotes), he could then use the link to one-click dial (Edial?) that number from an Enote on his 'phone. It doesn't seem to matter how many characters there are in the number - some UK contacts have 11 digits and they work fine.Don't know how far this will translate to other OS's, but it's certainly possible to use the desktop-only add hyperlink function in Windows to add that to a note, and -when it syncs to my Android- tapping that link onscreen pops up my dialler with the number already selected. Push 'go' and you're calling...Not being able to set this up from the phone is a nuisance, but - after a recent experience when I was running 5 minutes late and wanted to warn a colleague that I'd be along, but could not find a working contact number anywhere (long but frustrating story) so finally wound up 25 minutes adrift after wasting time looking - I'll certainly use the trick to make sure I have an emergency contact link for any future meetings.Will have to look into how using this trick affects PDFs and whether it's easier to set up the links in a spreadsheet and copy across to Evernote - which may be possible from the phone too...If there are any budding app developers out there, utilities to convert contacts from desktop-base systems to Evernote would be nice. Link to comment
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