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I am a disabled guy in a wheelchair with an HTC EVO shift. I need help answering my phone without using my hands. My Motorola phones always had auto answering options but I need that for this super duper fancy expensive phone I just received. There must be more people out there that need the same thing!

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I thought this was totally possible but for the life of me can't find anything that says it is. I was sure I had seen that option somewhere but going through the settings on my EVO 4G (similar to the Shift) I can't find anything that says auto answer. Same thing when I searching around online.

So it appears that there is no built-in way to set Auto-Answer

However, there are a few apps in the market which claim to provide this functionality (this is by no means all of them, just three from the first page of results):

If you don't want to go the app route I also found these Blue Ant Bluethooth Headsets which supposedly allow you to answer the call by actually saying the word "answer". This may be a better option than to always answering a call instead you can tell the headset when to answer or not.

Hope this helps

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This phone runs an operating system called Android, and many features can be added by using external applications.

There´s one app calld AutoAnswer, that is very complete and free.

Here is the info about it: http://www.androlib.com/android.application.com-everysoft-autoanswer-ApiA.aspx

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