Chrome 78 beta on desktop lets users send phone numbers to their phone

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Google is testing a new feature in Chrome beta v78 that lets users right click on a number and call it from their phone. As reported by the folks over at Android Police, the company is now working on another similar feature that will make it possible for users to click a hyperlinked phone number or highlight it on desktop and call it from their smartphone. You don’t need to have the latest Chrome beta installed on your phone to be able to use the ‘Click to Call’ feature. In addition to Android 10, the feature works with devices running Android 9 Pie as well. Google rolled out Chrome 77 for all supported platforms last month, adding the ability to share a webpage across multiple devices. When clicking on a hyperlinked phone number, users will be able to choose which device they want to call the number from. The feature, which is currently available in Chrome beta 78, opens a prompt whenever users click on a hyperlinked phone number, asking them which device th…