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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 use external modem for voice calls on Android tablet?

My tablet doesn't support calling/messaging function by default and also it doesn't have an app for that by default. Is it possible? In my case I use Micromax Infinity P275 tablet and Huawei E1732 ...
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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 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 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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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 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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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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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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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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How voice dialing during call (for voice answering machine options)?

I have to daily call a service that takes in data as answering machine. From dial keystrokes during the call. I remember to call in my car and although I can voice dial the I can not open dialer or ...
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Mute button doesn't switch off when calling someone

I recently rooted and installed CyanogenMod9 on my Galaxy Ace (Model GT-S5830). It's working normally, except for the mute button when I make a call. It stays turned on, and it doesn't switch off. ...
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Why does my phone silence the caller when there is loud noise at my end?

When I'm on the phone and there's loud traffic noise for example, the other end goes silent. Why? I still want to hear the other person, and the silencing is inconvenient. I would guess it's based on ...
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making call have to go bluetooth to handset to bluetooth

motorola droid turbo. I make a call it says it is using the bluetooth headset, but the call is being handled by the handset speaker/mic. if I select bluetooth from the drop down, no change. I have ...
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No output audio if phone application loose focus

I noticed some behavior on stock android. It was on my two devices including Android 4.4, 5.0, 5.1 If you receive a phone call and answer it - you and your caller hear both way. But if you ...
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Signal lost about 1 minute after starting a call

I own a Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (9105P). I did no system updated in the last year. In the last few months, I started noticing that during most of my phone calls, the signal starts to 'weaken' ...
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Disable photo on call

Lenovo A789, 4.1 (rooted), no further firmware updates available for that model. When I make calls, there is a contact photo with ugly full-screen scaling. I don't need this feature and prefer to ...
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Can't make or receive voice calls anymore

I have a Moto G 2013 (XT1033) with latest Lollipop. Suddenly I'm unable to make any voice calls. I open the dialer, input the number, press dial and... nothing happens. Either I'm thrown back to ...
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How can I stop sending auto-reply messages when somebody calls me in Sony Xperia M Dual?

I'm using a Sony Xperia M Dual. How can I stop sending auto-reply messages when somebody calls me and I fail to answer in time? This problem has been bugging me for a quite a long time.
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Please help. … optimus zone 2

out of the complete blue my sound stopped working .. its weird because my phone wont even place calls and when people call i doesn't come through if i press the call button the screen goes black for a ...
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Choppy call quality on my SGS III

I bought a phone from a dishonest person and the calling app doesn't quite work. When I use the talkatone app, everything is clear, but when I use the original call app, it's very choppy 75% of the ...
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How can I increase the volume of the other party of my recorded call?

My own voice is very clear, but the other party is barely audible. Is there a way to reclaim that part of the call? I have tried the in-call volume but that seems to only affect my own voice.
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Why won't my THL android allow my number to connect?

I bought a THL phone on eBay. I purchased a 4G pay-as-you-go SIM to go with it. The problem I'm having is that voice and text messages cannot be sent or received. I set up the SIM card on an iPhone ...
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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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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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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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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 ...