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Windows Phone and PhoneGap: Make a Phone Call – Part 1

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In this blog post , I will show you a simple trick to make a phone call to a number using PhoneGap.

If you are developing this app using silverlight in Windows Phone SDK , we can make use of the PhoneCallTask to make a call in Windows Phone.

In PhoneGap, all that you have to do is just place the phone number to be called in the hyper link prefixed with with the keyword “tel:”.

<a href="tel:+00-000"> Make a Phone Call </a> 

When the user tries to click on the hyperlink, a form will be shown where the user can edit the phone number(if required) and click on the call button to make a call .

Windows Phone and PhoneGap - Article #11 - Make a Phone Call - Part 1


Simple isn’t it ?


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