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8x8 Web Dialer: Create a Web Page with Clickable Phone Numbers using Google Sheets


This article will show you how to use a Google Sheets spreadsheet to create an HTML webpage with phone numbers that the 8x8 Web Dialer Chrome extension can make clickable for outbound calling.

  • Use of 8x8 Web Dialer requires that you also use the 8x8 Work for Desktop softphone application.
  • The 8x8 Web Dialer Chrome browser extension must be installed from here.

Applies To

  • Google Sheets
  • Google Chrome
  • 8x8 Web Dialer Chrome extension
  • 8x8 Work for Desktop


In Google Sheets:

  1. Open or create a spreadsheet, and add your contact information.
  • If there is a leading 0 or + in a phone number, you will need to prefix the number with a single quote character ( ) for Sheets to keep the leading 0 or to know the + is not start of a SUM operation.
  • It's always advisable to use the standard E164 format for your phone numbers, which is the + symbol followed by the country code and phone number. Essentially enter the phone number as though you were going to dial it, but with a leading + symbol.


  1. Go to File.
  2. Click Publish to the web.


  1. Choose to publish either the Entire Document or just specific a Sheet.
  2. Choose whether to Link or Embed the sheet.
  3. Click Publish.


  1. You can then copy the Link for a standalone web page, or copy the Embed link to add to your own webpage.


  1. The published sheet will now contain phone numbers that are clickable when using the 8x8 Web Dialer extension.


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