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Performing Actions

Video: Quick Actions

Cardhop has a variety of actions you can perform on your contacts simply by typing an action and the contact's name. Type in an action followed by a person's name to quickly perform the action.

You can also use Cardhop's Keyboard Action bar to quickly start an action. The Keyboard Action bar can also be customized to put the actions you use most frequently right at your fingertips.

The specific actions and examples of text that you can use to trigger actions are as follows:


"dial Joe", "call Joe", "phone Joe"

Call a contact using your phone.


"copy James"

Copy a contact’s information. You can copy a specific properties by typing something like “copy James address” or “copy James work email”.


"map Wendy", "maps Wendy", "direction Wendy", "directions Wendy", "route Wendy"

Show a map of a contact’s address. You can choose to open maps in Apple Maps or Google Maps.


"email James", "mail James", "mail work", "mail home"

Compose an email to a contact or group.

Facebook Messenger

"facebook Wendy", "messenger Wendy", "fb Wendy", "fbmessenger Wendy"

Send a message in Facebook Messenger to a contact.


"facetime Anne", "ft Anne"

Start a FaceTime video call with a contact.

You can also start a FaceTime audio call:

"facetimeaudio Jon", "audio Jon", "facetime audio Jon", "fta Jon"


Invite a contact or group to a new event in Fantastical.

"fantastical Mark", "invite Sally'


"favorite Alice", "favourite Alice", "fav Alice", "fave Alice", "star Alice"

Add a contact to your favorites.


"imessage James", "message James", "msg James", "text James", "txt James", "im James", "ping James", "sms James", "message work", "message home"

Start an iMessage or text message with a contact or group.

Large type

"large Sam", "banner Sam", "show Sam", "big Sam", "large type Sam"

Show information about a contact in large type so you can read it from far away. You can show phone numbers and addresses in large type.


"relationship Bob"

Show a contact's relationships to other contacts in Cardhop.

RingCentral Message

"rcmessage James"

Send a message to a contact with RingCentral.

RingCentral Call

"ringcentral James"

Call a contact using RingCentral.


"signal Alex", "sgnl Alex"

Message a contact using Signal


"skype Alexia"

Start a Skype call with a contact.

Skype for Business

"skypefb John", "skypeb John", "sfb John"

Start a Skype for Business call with a contact.


"telegram Jerry", "tg Jerry"

Send a Telegram message to a contact.


"threema Mary", "3ma Mary"

Send a Threema message to a contact.


"tweet Pamela", "twitter Pamela"

Send a tweet to a contact.


"website Jill", "webpage Jill", "url Jill", "web Jill"

Open the URL associated with a contact.


"viber Susan"

Send a message to a contact with Viber.


"whatsapp Joe", "wa Joe", "whats Joe"

Send a message to a contact with WhatsApp.

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