How to execute a URL on inbound calls

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There are two ways to do this. The easy out-of-the-box way to do this is to use our softphone app which can open a URL upon incoming call. This is documented in our RC for Desktop User Guide (search for "external app"):
 
http://netstorage.ringcentral.com/guides/rc_for_desktop_user_guide.pdf

If you don't want to use the softphone approach, you can write an app (will need to define it in the Developer Portal first) that listens for incoming calls and opens a URL in the browser. This can be either Browser-Based app, a widget (the RingCentral Salesforce app does this) or a standalone app.
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Hi Benjamin,

Is it possible to accomplish the reverse on iOS? For example, will the RingCentral app on iOS accept a URL?

Also, is there no other method (other than writing an app) to execute URLs on inbound calls from your iOS app?
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Is there a way to alter this to only search when the call is answered?
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Zach,

At the moment due to a limitation, we have the feature available only on call ringing. However, you can create a case with our RC Softphone Team using the support portal and they would be able to provide some updates on it:
https://success.ringcentral.com/RCContactSupp?src=