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    Telephony.dial()

    Non-standard
    This feature is not on a current W3C standards track, but it is supported on the Firefox OS platform. Although implementations may change in the future and it is not supported widely across browsers, it is suitable for use in code dedicated to Firefox OS apps.

    This API is available on Firefox OS for internal applications only.

    Summary

    This method dials the phone and returns a new TelephonyCall object representing the new call.

    Syntax

    var instanceOfTelephonyCall = instanceOfTelephony.dial(number);
    

    Parameters

    number
    A string indicating the phone number to dial.

    Return value

    A TelephonyCall object for the new call.

    Specifications

    This is a non standard implementation, but it is discussing at W3C as part of the System Application Working Group.

    Specification Status Comment
    Web Telephony API Editor's Draft Editor Draft (WIP).

    Browser compatibility

    For obvious reasons, support is primarily expected on mobile browsers.

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported 12.0 (12.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported

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