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Link in email signature

Currently I show my Skype username in my Outlook email signature but I would like, if possible to make my username into a clickable link that allowed recipients to add me to their Skype contacts.

 

Similar functionality is available with a Facebook link, though this is a web-app.

 

Any ideas?

 

BalhamBoy
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This seems to work, it prompts the user to allow their web browser/client to allow the action to proceed, but it does work: <a href="skype:SKYPENAME?add">SKYPENAME</a>

Just replace SKYPENAME with yours.

If editing in Word, or similar, the link you want to add is just skype:SKYPENAME?add the above is the actual HTML that makes it work.

 

CORRECTION: only works in html, but Gmail strips it out by the looks of it, which is disappointing!

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cimbian
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hmm i also want same.

niceanurag
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This seems to work, it prompts the user to allow their web browser/client to allow the action to proceed, but it does work: <a href="skype:SKYPENAME?add">SKYPENAME</a>

Just replace SKYPENAME with yours.

If editing in Word, or similar, the link you want to add is just skype:SKYPENAME?add the above is the actual HTML that makes it work.

 

CORRECTION: only works in html, but Gmail strips it out by the looks of it, which is disappointing!

BalhamBoy
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Added this to my Outlook signature and seems to work. Thanks, :happy:
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Legendwar
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I cannot make ir work. Already try to place: <a href="skype:SKYPENAME?add">SKYPENAME</a> ; in the outlook signature. I´m using JPG "buttons" to place the link with no sucess. When I place the cursor above the jpg shows the link but it doesn´t open. Can anyone please help.

Thanks =)

 

marco.lourenco
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When I do this in the "Signatures" area of Outlook 2013, it displays the literal text I have entered.

 

Is there a way to copy an image I can paste in to the signature file, with the link embedded?

Dan.Ogden01
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I got the same.. and i also entered in that site. I thought of some invitation and it was like sex cam.. well just ignore it.. i think they are just promoting their website..
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