How do I hide blue links in iOS emails?

You’ve probably seen dates and times in HTML emails turn into blue links on iOS devices. This is a feature allows users to easily create an event from the dates and times. It’s kind of handy to the subscriber opening the email but if blue links interfere with your branding you may be less inclined to keep those blue links.

 

There’s a quick and easy solution to hiding blue links in your email for iOS platforms. Follow the steps in this support post to adjust your email code appropriately.

 

Hiding blue links in iOS emails

 

1. Open your email in Modern Editor.

 

2. Click on the HTML tab in the lower left corner.

 

3. Add the code below and inside the style tag, above the closing </style>.

In the HTML, use ctrl+F to search for 'Media query resets'. Scroll down to the closing </style> tag in this section. Add a return just above the closing </style> tag. Paste in the code below.

 

a[x-apple-data-detectors] {
color: inherit !important;
text-decoration: none !important;
font-size: inherit !important;
font-family: inherit !important;
font-weight: inherit !important;
line-height: inherit !important;
}

Example…

 

4. Save your Email.

 

5. Send a test email, open the email on your iOS device and confirm the blue links are gone!

 

 

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