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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)? [closed]

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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Ringing volume is reduced after after updating Moto G2 to Android Lollipop

After updating my Moto G2 to Lollipop 5.0, the ringing volume of my phone is reduced. Can anyone help me with a fix?
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Is It Possible to Know the Location of the Caller?

If I'm using an Android, is it possible to know the physical location of the person who call me/ I call to?
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Answering Machine on Android

Playing audio to telephony uplink is possible, but the microphone input data is also transmitted. How to switch off microphone on Android devices? Is there a possibility to play audio to telephony ...
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Calls and texts in tablet with mini USB SIM adaptor

I was hoping to find out if I can use my 10.1 inch Android tablet running Android 4.1 for calls and texts using a SIM card attached through mini USB (or if not, how?) Surely there must be 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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Nexus 6 screen goes black during call (w/ Lollipop 5.1)

After updating to Lollipop 5.1, any phone calls made turns the screen off. I cannot get the phone to bring up the screen to end the call, dial another person, or interact with the screen in any way.
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Change sim preference to call particular person in Dual sim

I recently changed the second sim and I want that second sim to call for the particular person by default, previously I have set the first sim to do that action, Now I want to set those settings to ...
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Display Shuts Off During Calls

Hate to post this - however, I searched all other posts related to this and have not found a solution or the exact same problem so here it goes. Phone: Samsung Galaxy SII X Android: 4.0.4 This is ...
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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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Why is screen sometimes unresponsive when receiving calls

On occasion, my Droid Bionic (4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich) does not react to screen touches when the phone is ringing. The swipe to answer icon appears, but does not respond. After the call goes to ...
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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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Caller or Receiver can't hear my voice in Moto G 2nd Gen 2014 running Lollipop

The Caller or Receiver can't hear my voice but I can hear them. It seems to be a kind of software bug because when I do some recording the mic works perfectly. The only problem that I noticed is my ...
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Deleted Stock Dialer App, Not Receiving Call Notifications

So, I have the BLU STUDIO 6.0 LTE and am rooted. I deleted the Stock Phone app, replaced it with Reactiv Dialer. I can make calls just fine. But I hear the ring when someone calls but no screen pops ...
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Phone automatically hangup when the call is picked up by receiver

I am having problems when I call people. Every time I try to make a call to someone I can hear the ringback tone, but as soon as someone picks up the phone or their voice mail activates my phone will ...
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How to disable touch during a call

When I call with the smartphone (HTC one M7) I often click the screen with the cheek. I have notice that on Samsung Galaxy tab 8.0 when I call is there an option that disable the touch. Is it ...
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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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How to disable calls but still receive texts

Is it possible through a setting or an app to receive only text messages and not phone calls? Specifically I have an Samsung galaxy s3
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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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Phone not receiving calls on deep sleep

I have a Samsung Captivate Glide running android 4.2.2 (an unofficial version of Vanilla RootBox with a kernel called Litekernel). This phone is originally for AT&T but it's unlocked and I'm using ...
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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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No Service Error

I am having trouble with my device (galaxy s4 ,model number SPH-L710, running android 4.4.2). In particular I cannot send or receive text messages or send or receive calls. I noticed that if I dial in ...
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How to disable the reading voice on incoming calls in LG G2 Mini running Android 4.4.2?

I have LG G2 Mini running Android 4.4.2 with Kernel 3.4.0. If you need Build number or Software Version or Baseband version , let me know. I tried to search but couldn't find anything useful for how ...
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Can I make and receive phone calls using a tablet with a SIM card slot in it?

I have an Android tablet without telephony capabilities. I can put in a SIM card. When somebody calls my SIM card number (mobile number), can I receive this call? What application do I need?
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Problem answering calls on with Moto G (2nd generation) with Lollipop

When I receive a call I am not able to answer the call. When I try to move answer option to right it moves but call is not getting received. After that it just shows there is missed call and on other ...
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Can't hear caller after updated from 4.3 to KitKat 4.4.2 on Moto G

I have a retail Motorola Moto G 16 GB with 4.3. After updating to KitKat 4.4.2 (using the official Motorola process), I can't hear the caller's voice. But when activating the speakers or using a ...
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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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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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How to increase the call volume in xolo q700

I have xolo q700, not sure if the problem is unique to my piece. During the incoming/outgoing call, voice is not audible (very feeble), however speaker option and headphone provide good volume. Is ...
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Use my Land Line with Android?

Is it possible using a computer and WiFi, hardware plugin box or something to allow me to make (and receive) telephone calls using my Android phone through the existing land line? It would be more ...
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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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Can devices be incapable of conference calls?

I recently got a ZTE 919D having Android v4.1 Jelly Bean, from eBay.in - http://www.ebay.in/itm/ZTE-N919D-P865G04-CDMA-GSM-Dual-SIM-5-Inch-Quad-Core-Smartphone-8MP-Camera-/271766961121 On a CDMA ...
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Dialer screen doesn't come up when making or receiving calls

When I receive an incoming call the phone doesn't show the dialer/answer screen. If the screen is off already the phone rings but the screen does not come on. If the screen is already on and already ...
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randomly trying to call will not ring once, beep and hang up

I've been experiencing this problem quite randomly. I've asked some friends around who have Android phones as well and this happens to them as well, so my first thought was that this is an issue with ...
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Dual SIM: Disable telephony features on second SIM

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 (GT-S7582) with two SIMs. I'd like to use one of those SIMs for everything telephony related, the other SIM for everything data related. I managed to set the first ...
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What does the voice privacy setting do?

In perusing the settings on my EVO today, I noticed that there is an option under call settings named "Voice Privacy". The description beneath the checkbox merely states "Enable enhanced privacy ...
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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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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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Dial number with camera/picture

Is there a way so I can quickly take a picture, highlights the number and I click it so it calls the number? Or I click take picture, and call. So it just takes the photo, process it, extract number, ...
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Unable to pick the calls after upgrading to Lollipop 5.0.2

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to CyanogenMod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop 5.0.2. And since then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets ...
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Mute (not pending) a caller during a call

I want to use conference mode for calls in a webradio. But i need to control who can speak, i can't find a way to mute a participant who should be cut to let others speak. So, there is no way to mute ...
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Reduce in call volume

I'm using Jelly Bean on my Samsung Galaxy Note. Plus I'm running Ultimate Rom v5.1 as mu ROM. The problem is minimum In-Call Volume is too high even though I have reduced it. How can I reduce that in ...
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Can I override the HTC Sense “slide down to answer / slide up to decline” screen locker?

I can't be the only one who has this problem: my touchscreen reacts to the cotton of my jeans. I carry my DHD upside down in my pocket, and on an incoming call, when I drag it out of my pocket, it ...
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Unable to use Network: “Not Registered On Network”

I am using Samsung Galaxy Chat B5330 (officially upgraded from 4.0.4 to 4.1.2). It used to work fine, but since a few days I am not able to call or send sms or use any network related services. It ...
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Answering a phone call

When someone calls me I can't see the call screen but I can feel the vibration and I hear my ringtone. But the screen is total black. I have to push the lock button to wake up the screen. How can I ...
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How do I get my call log to stop listing my text messages

I have a Galaxy S4 Mini. The call log on my Galaxy S4 Mini includes my text messages. I have to sort through dozens of text messages for every call that it lists. How can I set it to display only the ...
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Hotspot connectivity stops while on phone

I have an HTC One M9 (Verizon). I regularly use the hotspot to give my laptop internet while commuting. However, I have noticed that while using hotspot, if I make or receive a phone call, internet ...