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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Why is built-in call recording such a rare feature on Android devices?

As the title says. I find it really weird to see it this way, as I know the OS itself do support it. Even Nexus devices don't have it built in. On some Android devices, you would even need to root ...
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Conditional Call actions

I am looking for a more intelligent call blocker. I want to set rules against specific contacts, namely annoying managers with no social life, to automatically divert to voice mail, or my office phone,...
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Call a phone number from app (or text)?

Is there way to call a number displayed on the phone (as part of text, although support for images would be nice too) that takes less steps than: long press to switch into text selection mode adjust ...
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Add obsolete phone to contact

I have old messages from contact sent using temporary phone number he had on vacation. I want those messages grouped under his name in conversations, so I added it as another number to contact details....
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How to block number that ends with specific digits? [duplicate]

I am receiving quite a few unwanted calls (6 yesterday), although I am blocking the numbers and reporting all of them to Ofcom, I would rather simply not get them. All of the phone numbers that are ...
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How do I disable SMS alerts while in a call?

Something happened since the last update, it was so loud my ear hurt and it still feels weird after 15 minutes. I don't want to risk any permanent damage to my ears, my phone is an HTC One M9.
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How to change incoming call notification size in Nexus 5X

I use a Nexus 5X Android phone and it is quite good. The only problem I'm experiencing is that when I get an incoming call, it shows only a tiny notification at the top of the screen so I can't ...
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Android wear - can I choose where to take the call? phone or watch?

I think as of February 2016, an update was pushed to support voice calls right from the watch for watches having speakers. When answering a call from a watch with a speaker, can I choose the device I ...
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Blocking outgoing calls with open source software

CyanogenMod has a built-in call blocker, but only blocks incoming calls. What is the most effective way to block outgoing calls on Android 6 (CM 13)? - a native solution is preferred if possible, and ...
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Can't make a phone call after calling once

I have a Panasonic Eluga Turbo phone which I recently purchased. I am facing this unique problem wherein after I make a call, I am unable to call again though my phone shows the necessary network. ...
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Dial between two emulators does not work

Today, I had installed the latest Android SDK and created two emulators (Nexus 6), I then tried to dial from one emulator to another. Based on Make incoming call in Android emulator without command ...
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how to change call answer screen android 6.0.1

I have CyanogenMod 13.0 with Android 6.0.1 x86 installed on an Asus Zenfone 2 Z00A. When I get an incoming call there is a small round call button when I touch it it wants me to slide it 1 of 4 ...
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How to disable only telephone network?

Is it possible to disable only the telephone network and not internet network, so as to use the smartphone as a tablet with a only SIM data? I use Android 6.0 and I have no possibility to use wi-fi, ...
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How can I stop losing calls as galaxy grand is sensitive scren\

I wandered if there is a way I can stop losing calls as my Grand galaxy is so sensitive is there a way to lock it while on a call. Thank You
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How to Restore Phone App in CM13?

I disabled Phone application and set force stop in CyanogenMod 13. Now, I cannot find the phone application anymore. The phone crashes if I try to call. How can you restore Phone Application in ...
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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 progress....
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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 ...