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How can you make an email address active on a modern SharePoint page?

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I would like to make an email active - meaning the user can click on it and open it up in Outlook.  Is my only option to create a PowerApp of is there any easier way to set this up?

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@ChristyRoach add a text web part to your page and just type in the link. Or add text and then select the link icon to enter the url. This will open a new email in the browser edition of Office 365 Outlook, not the desktop version.

 

Rob
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Microsoft Power Automate Community Super User 

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Best Response confirmed by ChristyRoach (New Contributor)
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@ChristyRoachI've used both the Button and the Call to Action web parts to add an email link. 

In the link, put "mailto:emailaddress"

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I was trying to do the same thing and the field will not allow me to add an email address, I have https:// and it won't allow me type mailto:emailaddress over it.

Do you have any suggestions? @ChristyRoach 

@Rob Elliott 

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thanks @ChristyRoach @Rob Elliott maybe a possible sharepoint upgrade? to allow links to email addresses

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@martricedenson in case it helps, the attached video shows 3 ways of adding a link to an email address on a SharePoint page.

 

Rob
Los Gallardos
Microsoft Power Automate Community Super Use

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Thank you, the first method works. @Rob Elliott