dataDetectorTypes The types of data converted to clickable URLs in the text view. @property(nonatomic) UIDataDetectorTypes dataDetectorTypes Discussion You can use this property to specify the types of data (phone numbers, http links, and so on) that should be automatically converted to clickable URLs in the text view. When clicked, the text view opens the application responsible for handling the URL type and passes it the URL. This is in the apples documentation. Can I open the URL in a webview instead of the default application (safari).