E other ways to run x-lite, E.1 from a hyperlink – CounterPath X-Lite 4.6 for Windows User Guide User Manual

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E Other Ways to Run X-Lite

E.1 From a Hyperlink

You can attach a hyperlink to a phone number or softphone address that, when clicked, starts X-Lite and dials
the number. Attach a hyperlink with this format:

<a href="sip:address_or_number">dial address_or_number</a>

For example:

<a href="sip:kperera@domainA.com">dial kperera@domainA.com</a>

X-Lite supports three protocols: sip, tel, and callto. For X-Lite to start dialing when a user clicks such links, the
user must configure X-Lite as their default phone via X-Lite’s Preferences, and then associate the protocols to


Select the
protocols and
click Save.