Generic tag for questions regarding mobile network telephone calls using your Android device. Please check first if a more specific tag exists for your issue (e.g. 'voip' or 'callerid'; the full tag wiki lists more examples).

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How to use phone calls without code?

My friends and family need to use my cellphone regulary, it doesnt bother me, because some of them cant have a cell but still need one just in case...the problem is that i dont want them to have ...
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Can I DISABLE the lock screen bypass for incoming calls?

I use a pattern lock on my phone to prevent bumdialing. Recently I got a call when the phone was in my pocket, which I was only aware of when I later on took out my phone to look at it. I had ...
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forcing all calls to be dialed by hangouts

How do we configure the phone so that tapping on a contact number triggers the hangouts app to place to call? ( instead of the local carrier kicking in such as at&t. ) If I'm not mistaking, ...
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Set Home button to reject calls

I had an android where i could reject calls with the home button. Default behavior in lock mode with unanswered call. With my new phone that doesnt work anymore. I can see the option to set Answering ...
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Any way to disable Slide to Call/Message?

Is there a way to disable the Slide function to call/Message contacts in Phone on Lollipop 5.1.1? My phone specs: SM-G925F Android Lollipop 5.1.1 Thanks in advance!
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How to check if a model can make phone calls?

So I'm looking to buy a new android tablet, but I can not for the life of me find out for any given tablet whether or not it can make and receive phone calls like a regular android phone would. Am I ...
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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call ...
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

What can I do to make my phone ringer switch from vibrate to loud when a particular contact calls? I tried using Tasker and created a profile for a Phone state, when a contact calls > set ringer ...
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Nexus 5x - No one can hear me on the phone

I've had this phone since November and it's still in great condition. From the start though call quality hasn't been amazing, friends often tell me that I'm very quite (I'm not actually speaking ...
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In-call speaker volume fixed too “low” while smartwatch connected via Bluetooth

When my smartwatch (a cheap noname MTK 6260A device probably running Nucleus (most likely a clone of the ZGPax S29), and controlled by the BTNotification app on my Android device) is connected to my ...
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Where is the settings option to Divert or block incoming calls

Where can I find the option to divert and block incoming calls on my mobile. I was unable to find it. It is available on all mobiles. Where is it in Android? Android version: 5.0 Lollipop Mobile ...
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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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Call a number on a website

Instead of having to highlight a number, copy, switch to call app, paste the number, and dial, is there a way to dial a number found on a website directly? I heard something about copyright issue with ...
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How to use phone mic when audio plug is connected? (Galaxy S5 problem)

When I connect a cable to the audio plug in my Galaxy S5, the phone mic is disabled during calls. This happens even when the cable doesn't have a microphone. I connect my to my car using a P2 to P2 ...
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Mic doesn't work during calls!

I have Honor 3C. My phone records sounds, in sound recorder app or capturing video with camera. But when I call someone (or someone calls me) mic doesn't work unless I enable speaker. When it's on ...
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How can a shell script get the number of an incoming/outgoing call?

new user here from Montréal, Canada! So i have a shell script that runs when a call comes in, and another one that runs when i make a call. How can this script get the phone number of the caller / of ...
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How do I troubleshoot inconsistent call quality?

I have a OnePlus One phone that has worked great for a long time, but for the past few months, my call quality has been inconsistent. I am on the newest stock rom - Cyanogen12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1, build ...
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How do I mute notification on the Samsung Galaxy S6 during calls?

While talking on the phone my text notification will go off loud enough for the caller to hear. How do I mute this while on a call? The S6 does not have a mute during call setting as the previous ...
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Direct Music Player audio to Caller

Assume you have a call. I would like to play a piece of one song to the caller at one point of discussion, while keeping your voice too in the discussion. I am using Android 6.0 CyanogenMod with ...
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How to enable Caller ID?

In my phone(Lenovo a369i) the Caller ID option is greyed out(disabled). Settings > Call settings > Additional settings > Caller ID How to enable it?
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Infinix Hot 2 (X510) on Android 6.0 doesn't show names when receiving a call

My boss in the office asked me to help him upgrade his Infinix Hot 2 (X510) OS to Android 6.0 Marshmallow which I did. But after upgrading the phone, I discovered that when calls come in, it would ...
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While on call, typing a digit on dial pad doesn't make any sound

Since my Samsung Duos phone was upgraded to Android 5.0.2, during a call, when I dial some digits on the numeric pad, there is no keypad tone heard. As a consequence, when an answering machine asks my ...
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Turning on Wi-Fi calling turns off 3G

Normally, my mobile data mode is CDMA/LTE, and I can have Wi-Fi and mobile data on concurrently. But when I turn on Wi-Fi calls, only CDMA mode is allowed - I can't switch to CDMA/LTE. Then mobile ...
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lenovo S8-50 problem with audio calls

I have problem with audio calls on lenovo S8-50 tablet, when i try to call someone i get "audio calls are not supported" message. Is there a way to fix this? Thanks.
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How can I send incoming calls from unknown numbers directly to voicemail?

I have received incoming calls from an unknown number (no caller ID provided). When I answer, I get a recording which is clearly spam. Is there a way to send calls from an unknown number directly to ...
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Is there a way to set number forwarding on a schedule?

We have a rotating on-call schedule. When an on-call person takes over, they forward the on-call phone number to their own cell-phone. This is a process which must be done manually each week, as the ...
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Turn off call forwarding warning popups

I recently downloaded an app for automatically forwarding calls to my office phone when I'm connected to the office WiFi. However, whenever the forwarding is activated/deactivated, I get a popup ...
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Sony Xperia Z1 - problems with voice sound after update to Android 5.0.2

After update Android to 5.0.2 there is a problem in my Sony Xperia Z1 compact. When I make or receive phone calls the caller does not hear me (or hears, but poorly, with noise). After restart these ...
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It is possible to call without sim by adding a number as emergency number…? [duplicate]

It is possible to call anyone without sim card...I mean adding anyones number as emergency call number and call anyone as emergency call?
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bad calls on custom rom on I9500

For quite some time of trying out various roms on my I9500, I've found out that on all of them I had a call issue, where the other person kept hearing himself twice (echo). I've tried today to flash a ...
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Can an application use the microphone for two different tasks at the same time?

I'm currently exploring the PortSIP app( link is here) to make calls. I want to be able to record what I speak. I am successfully able to record using the microphone, when there is no call in ...
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How do I keep dialpad up long enough for me to enter a conf-call passcode?

I'm using an LG Tribute phone with Virgin Mobile service. Frequently, when I call in to a conference call, I'm asked to enter a passcode. The problem is when I enter a couple of numbers on the dial ...
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Phone calls dropped after approximately 5minutes into call

I have the Android Hello Love, 4G/ LG VOLT. Lately when I make phone calls, I put put it on speaker phone and sit it down when I'm on a call. My calls keep getting dropped. Should I turn the sensor ...
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Note 5 my voice muffles other's on the phone

I noticed today that when I'm in the phone, on my Note 5, if I speak over the other person, their voice gets muffled or cuts in and out. For anyone else noticing this issue, I fixed it by going into ...
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Cannot call cellular number from SMS “hangout”

This morning I phoned somebody I received a text from from Google Hangouts by pressing the phone icon top right in the Hangout" or text thread. I sent a text to somebody else, then in the afternoon I ...
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Android phone calls routing to a pc so that we can listen them on pc speakers and answer via pc mic [duplicate]

How can I make and receive calls from my pc using my mobile, I have been searching extensively on internet but no clue so far, pls note that it means any mobile for that matter
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Outgoing call is not working after lollipop 5.0.1 update in Samsung Galaxy A5

I have updated my mobile from kitkat to lollipop. After I updated Outgoing call is not working on 2nd Sim. On First Sim am using IDEA(sim card) and on Second Sim am using AIRCEL(sim card). So from ...
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Automatic Call Recorder Pro won't play recorded sound files

I have installed Automatic Call Recorder Pro along with [Automatic Call Recorder Free] play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.four.fox.automaticcallrecorderfree. The problem is that when I open any ...
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Using TTY on Android without requiring additional hardware

Is there any solution to use full TTY (text to text communication over regular telephone communication) from Android? Despite the fact that Android's default Phone app has an option for full TTY ...
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How to stop Skype Calls from notifying me continuously like a Phone Call?

When I receive a Skype Call, Android notifies me continuously in a fashion similar to that of a Phone Call. This is undesirable. I would like Skype Calls to notify me at most once, in a way similar to ...
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Disable VoIP entirely on the system

How to completely disable any kind of VoIP on the android phone ? I have facebook messenger and whatsapp. Both have call features. And I hate them. I dont think there is a number on our ...
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D8 android smart watch

If above device is paired with a smartphone I can answer calls only with use of speaker. Is there any method to use also in this times my phone as normally?
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Moto E 1st Gen. network issue after Lollipop update

After updating my Moto E 1st Gen. to Lollipop by OTA, my phone indicates that the mobile network is available, but any callers receive a message stating the phone has been switched off. Calling any ...
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Incoming call record not visible

I received a call from a company and somehow my phone got discharged. When it restarted, the call record was not visible. I really need that number. Any help
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Incoming call notifications not working - Phone state

In my Android phone, Incoming calls notification is not working.Out going is working fine. Actually Whenever I am calling my mobile from my friend's mobile, Its saying "line is busy". If I visit call ...
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Display screen doesn't show incoming calls in Moto G2

I am using Moto G2. I can't see incoming call on screen or after the end of call notification display. Please give me suggestions to solve this problem.
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Forwarding Calls From Certain Callers

Is there a way to configure (with or without an app) an Android phone to forward calls from only certain numbers/callers to another number? I'm not interested in call screening; I'm looking for a way ...
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How do I prevent my phone from cancelling calls in my pocket?

I have a Z3 compact, currently running 5.1.1 and usually I have it in my trouser pockets. When I get a call, it often, especially while walking, will immediately mute the ringtone because it ...
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Why does my S4 prefix a + to all incoming calls?

I am in the US. I have a Galaxy S4 Mini that I got via Amazon that was from Germany, but that is generally working great. However, when calls come in from the US, they appear with a prefixed +, but ...
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“Slide to answer” alternative on Lollipop

I'm using ZTE Maven running Android 5.1 Lollipop, and while there are 3 physical buttons on the front of the phone beneath the display, by default to answer a call you have to touch a green virtual ...