Launching apps: RingCentral URI schemes

Last updated: 2022-02-24 Contributors Byrne ReeseNone
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Periodically developers need to launch RingCentral apps in order to place calls, join meetings, or link to a team in Team Messaging. The table below shows the various URI schemes RingCentral supports, and the apps they launch.

Scheme Application Usage
tel:// RingCentral Phone Use this scheme with a phone number to initiate a phone call on the desktop/web. Deprecated
glip:// RingCentral App Launch the RingCentral Classic. Deprecated
rcmobile:// RingCentral Mobile Phone Use this scheme with a phone number to initiate a phone call on a mobile device.
rcapp:// RingCentral App Launch the RingCentral App.

RingCentral App schemes

Scheme Usage
rcapp:// Launch the RingCentral App.
rcapp://r/signin Force a user to sign-in to the RingCentral App.
rcapp://r/call?number=<phone number> Place a phone call with RingCentral App.
rcapp://r/dialer Open the dialpad in the RingCentral App.
rcapp://r/dialer?number=<phone number> Open the dialpad in the RingCentral App, with a number pre-populated.
rcapp://chat/r?groupid=<chat id> Open RingCentral App to a specific chat, e.g. team, group chat or private chat.
rcapp://r/fax/<recipient number> Initiate sending a fax to a phone number.
rcvdt://join/<meeting id>?pw=<meeting password> Open RingCentral Video desktop to join a meeting.

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