Type Function
Library system.*
Return value Boolean
Revision Current Public Release (2014.2511)
Keywords system, openURL, URL


Open a web page in the browser, create an email, or call a phone number.

Executing this function will close the app and switch to the built-in browser, email, or phone app.


system.openURL( url )
url (required)

String. One of the following:

  • Email address"", optionally including URL-encoded subject and body parameters, for example:
  • Phone number"tel:123-456-7890"
  • Web link""


Open Web Page in Device Browser
system.openURL( "" )
Send Email via Device Mail Application
system.openURL( "" )
Dial a Phone Number
system.openURL( "tel:123-456-7890" )