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I'd like to program my phone such that if I call an international number it'd automatically use skype (or ask me to connect to skype if not connected), and if I call within the US it'd just use my phone.

Examples:

+1 -> always use my phone

+56 (or other international codes) -> always use Skype.

Any suggestions? I think tasker could help but I am new to tasker so I am still looking on how to program this kind of flows in tasker... I am open to other software/ideas as well. Maybe it could be even more general, instead of using skype it could use any other VoIP good service (I am mostly familiar with Skype but I am sure there are other great services).

Thanks in advance!

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I have to check that as well, as I never tried such. A good ressource on this is the Tasker UserGuide. Hm, strange: all phone-related events seem to be about incoming calls only. So this might need another plugin -- and here comes the second ressource: mine. Hm, but it looks like there are only plugins for incoming calls, or SIP, or GoogleVoice. Wait: Maybe Call Monitor Locale Plug-in? –  Izzy May 27 '13 at 18:36
    
Great Question... It can really be useful to all calling international number.. –  Sachin Shekhar May 28 '13 at 8:48
    
@Izzy, thanks a lot! i am still trying to figure it out but I think we are in the right direction –  Dnaiel May 28 '13 at 15:00
    
Keep us updated, please, once you've got that working. You know, you can answer your own question :) –  Izzy May 28 '13 at 15:31
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Tasker cannot help. Neither can android. Because android cannot differentiate between international and local numbers. You can however make your own app if you can code ;)

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