Tel:[phone number] in IE


Just wondering, how people are getting around the issue of IE displaying a 404 error page when the link has a href=tel:[phone number]?

Chrome works beautifully, as expected!

Hi Lou, I was playing around with tel links and in IE 11 (Windows 10) it triggers the dialog for confirming which app to use??

This matches an article I found from 2016 -

Not sure why it’s giving you a 404 (sorry I’m not a web dev, just playing around when I have the opportunity) but happy to help test if you want to drop the URL!

Thanks for the post Kat.
I’ve decided to not link the phone numbers with tel: and just reply on the mobile device built in detection, for now.

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