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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Calling causes freeze

I own a Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100, currently running Android 4.0.3 XWLP7, rooted. My problems however started even before rooting the phone. The problem is that whenever I try to call someone, there is ...
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find total incoming and outgoing time

I am using HTC WildFire, and what to find how long I have been talking on the phone since purchase? i.e., I want to find out, my total incoming and outgoing call duration
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Answer without unlocking in android 5.0

I recently upgraded my nexus 4 to android 5.0 (Via OTA update). Now, for some reason, when I get a phone call the screen is black and I have to press the power button ress/swipe the lock icon on ...
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How to keep display always off during the call on HTC Sense 4.1 (Android 4.0.1)?

My wife has a problem with HTC Desire X (HTC Sense on Android 4.1) that during the call sometimes (in ~10% cases) the screens goes on for no reason. This cause phone calls to be canceled, loud speaker ...
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Answer phone calls directly from computer (linux)?

When I'm on my work computer, I'd like to connect my phone via USB and have the possibility to answer calls or initiate calls directly from my computer, using a microphone handset directly connected ...
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Cannot receive calls but can make calls on my tablet HCL ME Y2

I recently bought a HCL ME Y2 tablet with Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) installed. It has a SIM slot and when I use the Phone dialer (the blue phone icon app), I can make calls over GSM but when ...
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How to use my mac as a bluetooth headset?

My phone and the mac is already paired. What do i need to do next? I can't seem to find anything on the internet. I think the correct term would be to tether the phone call. Pretty similar to this ...
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How to enable audible alarms while making phone calls?

I often need to use a timer while making phone calls. No matter what timer I use they never play the alarm sound while you are on the phone, they simply emit a brief "beep" and vibrates (if the timer ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 (Jelly Bean 4.1.2) In the stock “Phone” app, on the “Keypad” tab, how can you enter a “space” character?

I was wondering if there is a way to enter a "space" character on the keypad in the keypad tab in the Phone app. For example, I have 3 different "Mike" contacts: Mike Smith Mike Jones Mike Rothe ...
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How can I answer a call using the HOME button in CyanogenMod 9?

Just flashed CyanogenMod 9 RC2 on my Galaxy S2. While I appreciate the enhanced customization and loads of options as well as the removal of some bundled Samsung bloatware apps, I do miss certain ...
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How to use Tasker to answer a private number, play an audio file to the caller and hang up?

I would like Tasker to answer any private number (without the audio playing through my phone's speaker) and play an audio file (an MP3 that says, "this phone does not accept calls from private ...
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Not receiving any calls on my Moto G 2 (recently upgraded to Lolllipop 5.0.2)

Usually I use use this phone only for surfing internet. One day I thought of calling my number from a friend's cell, it rang once and then sent a busy ringtone. I am not able to figure out what the ...
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Unable to make an outgoing call after calling to *31# in my moto g

Hi I have Moto g First Generation mobile bought in India, When I tried to make my Caller ID hidden from Here, I called to *31# and after that I couldnt make a call to anyone. Then I tried tried and ...
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Reject carrier calls, accept SIP calls

I've gone the route of a data only plan (tablet plan) on my smart phone and am using the services of a VOIP provider. Things are going nicely, just trying to iron out a few details. When you order a ...
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Loud speaker on my HTC One turns on almost every time I answer an in coming call

My HTC One is about 18 months old. On almost every in-coming call I receive, the loud speaker turns on. Other than the fact you look like an idiot saying 'Hello' only to have your phone on loud ...
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cell phone make screechy noises while on call

I'm using Sony Xperia J , Why does my cell phone make screechy noises while on call? sounds like a dial up modem also , my cellphone is not rooted
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Moto G Lollipop: too many cross talks

I am often getting cross talks, call forwarding automatically to another unknown number while on call & call disconnection after I updated my Moto G to Lollipop. Is it a OS issue? can I resolve ...
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Noise in Calls on LG L40 Dual

I've just bought a LG L40 Dual cellphone, and I notice at first that I hear some noise on calls. Like that moment when a phone is about to ring and it's close to some speakers, you hear an ...
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Retrieve Number that couldn't be dialed

I have a problem I dialed a number but I had no network connection, so there was an error message. Later when I got a connection again I couldn't find the number in my list of recent calls or ...
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Phone call speakerphone/earpiece equalizer

Is there an application or tweak that will allow me to equalize Phone call audio coming out of the speaker/earpiece? Similar to how AudioFX equalizes for media audio?
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Handing off calls between devices

Is there any way to get a call which started on one device to be handed off to another device? Usage scenario: a secretary calls from her phone and after reaching the requested person hands off the ...
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Selecting Options in a Call

When calling a number and receiving a menu option, I press the number for the option I want and then the call button. Rather than getting the the number I call, I get the message that my service does ...
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Phone goes straight to voicemail - sometimes

I got a Net10 LG Optimus Fuel recently. It will sometimes stop responding to incoming calls, and send messages straight to voicemail. Once we make an outgoing call, it will again allow calls to come ...
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Mute/Unmute call from notification bar

I be on meeting calls for long hours. I usually mute/unmute call by pressing home and then use call app to mute. I want some app which can provide me functionality to mute /unmute using ...
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Phone call/text/mms/sms routing through tracfone?

I have a tracfone (galaxy centura), and my nexus 5. I hate the centura, and will do almost anything to avoid having to look at it's ugly design or flash the thing in public for fear of getting a ...
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Android Callpad adds zeros in front of any number

I have no idea how to google this, but I have android 5.0.1 on a Nexus 5 and when I press in the callpad on a contact or on an history entry to call somebody, I see their number and in front of it are ...
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How to mute the telephonic communication sound?

I know how to mute the phone, including the media sound, but I don't know how to mute the telephonic communication sound. If I press the volume down button again and again while I am calling, the ...
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Galaxy S5 answers calls automatically

I'm not sure if there is a setting or if this is a bug, but my Verizon Galaxy S5 has auto answered incoming calls on at least three occasions. The phone is usually on my desk when it happens and no ...
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Prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice

Is there any way to prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice, and without having to ask the mobile network carrier to block them? I am the way of Is there a way/app ...
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Conference Call on local network connection in android

I have implemented peer to peer call using csipsimple where I am able to call any device which is connected to local network. It works fine for me. Now i want to make a conference call where more than ...
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Smart Voice Recorder, Saved conversation 30MB, no sound…

I always used the smart voice recorder app to record phone calls but apparently after the update this became a paid function. I feel quite fcked, because it was VERY important data. ANY possibility ...
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Using the tablet for cell phone calls

My tablet is a SurfTab xiron 7.0 3G. It can take two sim-cards (dual sim-capable). I can receive voice calls over the bluetooth headphones. It does not seem to be able to alert by a ringer or flashing ...
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Why are my call settings disabled (and which settings require operator support and which settings are normally included in service plans)?

As shown in the screenshot below, on my Samsung Galaxy SIII, when I go to Phone -> Call Settings, almost everything is disabled/grayed out. I have a SIM card inside my phone but have not topped up ...
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Call log not displaying missed call when Network Data reenabled?

Sometimes Network Data is off. This could happen because the user intentionally disables it for some purpose (such as to decrease exposure to radiation), or because the user is on a plane and when ...
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How do I set a default phone number for a favorite contact?

Some of my favorite contacts have more than one phone number... I'd like to make a particular number the default so that every time I dial them I don't have to choose which of their phone numbers to ...
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Samsung Galaxy ace GT S5830i incoming call button inoperative

The incoming call button is inoperative on my Samsung Galaxy ace GT S5830i (Android 2.3.6) I can make calls no problem, but cannot answer them, they just time out and go as unanswered. Anyone any ...
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Can't hear the caller on Moto E

I have a Moto E with kitkat 4.4.4. I can not hear the caller's voice unless I put my phone on speaker. noticed this problem yesterday only.. earlier it was working fine. Will appreciate any help ...
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Make calls remotely?

Is there any way to make calls remotely from, example, my PC? There is something similar I found on Google play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=justPhone.remotePhone , but this ...
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Call ended problem on my Android 4.2.1 phone

When I call somenumbers, it's closed and says call ended without hearing dial or busy tone. I asked to the GSM operator but they found nothing about the network. If there is a problem in my phone ...
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Disable auto-reply SMS on rejected calls

I have a Sony Xperia C device. And I have one problem with it: whenever I reject a call, it automatically sends an SMS to the caller. Unfortunately, I've got no "SMS flatrate", so I'm charged for ...
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Lost ringtones sound

I have an LG P700. A few days ago I tried to use LG PC Suite to back it up. PC Suite got stuck at some point of the process and asked me to disconnect the phone and restart it, in spite that the ...
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One-touch call answering on Samsung Android 4 phones

Is it possible to bypass the 'swipe' gesture and answer calls by just pressing the 'green button' like in old school mobile phones on phones with Android 4 (Samsung in particular but other brands ...
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Is it possible in Android 4.x to set volume button and lock button to pick up/reject call?

Is it possible in Android 4.x to set volume button and lock button to pick up/reject call? Without ANY additional application.
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Process com.android.phone stops unexspectedly

This morning I wanted to call someone and since then my Samsung S3 shows me the error as written above. Android version is 4.3, carrier is T-Mobile. Anyone knows a common fix for the issue?
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Cannot send or receive SMS on Galaxy Young Duos, someone help?

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Young Duos S6102. The problem is I cannot receive nor send SMS. Sometimes, I cannot receive calls, nor call someone. I have tried rebooting my phone, changing the sim card ...
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Tasker: Voice response to phone calls

I was wondering whether it would be possible to use Tasker to answer a phone call and then say something to the caller (either through TTS or sound file) and then hang up? Would something like that be ...
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Telephone App doesn't start

The telephone app does not start when I get a call. It rings but nothing else happens. so it is impossible to answer the call. I'm running Android 4.1.1 AOSP. Maybe I can I reinstall the telephone ...
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Improve mic sensitivity; phone partner can't hear me

Whenever I use my phone to actually call someone, I often hear the complaint that I'm speaking too low, even when I'm using a loud enough voice. Is there a way to increase the sensitivity of the mic, ...
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Why does my phone disconnect when I answer a call from an “unknown number”?

My Samsung S5830 disconnects whenever I try to pick up a call from my doctor's surgery, as the number comes up Unknown. What could be the reason for this? And how can I change it?
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Redirecting incoming calls to different numbers depending on WiFi connectivity

Can we have an android application which will direct any incoming call to: The cell number in case WiFi is disabled Office extension number through Jabber client in case WiFi is connected (when I ...