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Skype click to call links not supported in most web and mobile email clients

Skype click to call links are not supported in all email clients (like Gmail). 

 

<a href="skype:((Skype))?call">((Skype))</a> 



WORKAROUND


To overcome this, you can build a simple "http://" link that leads to your Skype link instead. 

This http:// link will work great in any email software, even Gmail. 

  1. Go to http://is.gd/ and shorten links skype:employeeskypename?call for all employees.
  2. Add the short http:// link to your employees Skype field.
  3. Reference the Skype click to call links like this:

    

<a href="((Skype))">Skype me</a> 

    

Note: This will not work with other URL shortener services like Bit.ly. Only use the one provided above.


Which email clients do not support the Skype click to call link? 


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