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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

6
votes
9answers
3k views

Cant answer the phone

Often when someone phones me, the phone just locks up. I can't slide the ring up to answer. Sometimes the ring moves a little.. sometimes not at all. I just can't do anything until the caller stops ...
2
votes
0answers
65 views

Number not display while incoming call

I have a Htc Desire SV Dual SIM mobile. Today when I got call then I surprised that it is not showing name or number on display. I tried changing settings, changed the wallpaper but still this ...
11
votes
3answers
5k views

How can I play audio over an open phone conversation?

I would like to be able to play an audio recording over an open phone conversation. I.e., while the phone is connected (an outgoing call) a prerecorded audio file is played over the open phone ...
4
votes
1answer
8k views

Can a dual SIM Android phone receive voice calls to both SIMs?

I am looking for a dual SIM phone, that will allow me to receive calls (not simultaneously of course) to both SIMs without any manual switching. From what I have seen Android 4.0 seems to support ...
3
votes
2answers
524 views

Why did my phone start ringing when there is no SIM card installed

My old samsung jet phone just started ringing from inside the cupboard, & unknown caller was displayed, although the children use it as a play phone sometimes there is no SIM card installed, how ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
550 views

How to delete the entered number during call

I found no backspace button to edit the number once inserted in keypad during call. I found this when I called my mobile operator customer care service which uses DMT, and suddenly the customer ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

Voicemail app that doesn't require carrier voicemail

I'm looking for a voicemail app that will answer my phone after a configurable number of rings and route the caller to voicemail stored on the Android device. I don't have voicemail with my carrier. ...
3
votes
3answers
10k views

How to block all phone calls, but only allow SMS and networking?

It's kinda disturbing when people keep calling me during work or meetings, but to me it's okay if I receive short messages or Whatsapp message because I can reply them few minutes later in a short ...
0
votes
1answer
743 views

I can't answer phone calls in some situations

I have a Motorola Citrus running android. I know this is a lame question, but I am a newbie to android and smart phones. Sometimes I will get a phone call I can't answer. The incoming call screen ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

How to disable calls and sms and use only Internet connection?

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 packed with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I'm interested if it's possible to setup my phone to not receive any phone calls or SMS. I would like to use my Internet connection only, ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How to make screen 'unsensitive' on incoming calls?

Here's the scenario: what I often find happening is that I receive a call on my Android phone (HTC Desire S), and as I'm rushing to get it out of my pocket I'm accidentally managing to swipe the ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Favourite contacts widget - call default number

I'm using the Favourite contacts widget that is preinstalled on Samsung Glaxy S3. When clicking on a contact that has a default number selected the widget asks me which number to call. I would like ...
1
vote
1answer
117 views

Can I route a call via SIP based on a phone number using native SIP android?

My Android 4.x phone supports SIP. However, the options when to use the "Internet calling" are very limited: "For all calls", "Only for Internet calls", "Ask for each call". I would like to use ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

Can't make or receive calls in GSM mode on samsung ACE PLUS

A month ago my Samsung ACE Plus started behaving little bit differently in that I can't make calls or receive calls when on 2G (GSM) network. First I thought it was a network problem, but it is not. ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

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
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to make incoming SIP calls work on Android 4.x?

I have a SIP account which I entered into the "Internet Call Settings" of the native android phone app. I am able to place outgoing SIP calls, but no luck with the incoming ones. I am new to the SIP ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Making Phone Calls from a Different Device [closed]

Let's assume that I know my device will fall in the ocean in 6 months, I'm not allowed to buy insurance, and my contract expires in 18 months. I'm also a terrible swimmer, and Michael Phelps won't get ...
4
votes
1answer
81 views

Software recognizing phone numbers in documents?

On an iphone I've seen a docx file with some phone numbers in it which you could call by just touching them. Is there any android software doing this? There is a question here which seemingly implies ...
6
votes
3answers
12k views

Samsung Galaxy S: phone won't send or receive calls and text messages

I own a rooted Samsung Galaxy S, running 2.2 Froyo. My service provider is AT&T. Every so often, around about once a week to once a month, my phone will unexpectedly, without warning, enter a ...
0
votes
0answers
99 views

Can I play an audio file when I answer the phone? ( On my phone, not across the call to the caller )

Is there any way for me to have my phone ( Samsung S3 ) to play an audio file after I answer a call? It'll be a short one, so if I can somehow delay the call answering so it actually picks up after ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
351 views

Enabling headset button automatically during calls

I have a Samsung Tab 2, and a mono bluetooth headset. The phone shows a bluetooth-connected icon at the top. When I dial any phone number, the headset button is not showing as connected. I have to ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Wrong caller ID for home number

I recently had to wipe my Nexus 4 in order to root it. Prior to that when I received a call from my home telephone it would display my wife's contact from the caller ID. Since rooting it now ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Disable phone calls while in certain apps

I have lots of games on my phones, and they tend to have to restart when an incoming call comes in, even while hitting the Ignore button. Is there a way, on a rooted stock Android phone to set certain ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

samsung s4 has suddenly started calling through Skype instead of the local network

My samsung s4 has suddenly started calling through Skype instead of the local network. I have not set any defaults. I have also uninstalled skype, it still goes through skype, then stops then I have ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

How to avoid mute when adding new call

I'm on Android 4.2.1. During a call, tapping 'Add call', automatically mutes the current call. I find it very annoying, mostly because usually when I want to add a call it's because I want to make a ...
3
votes
1answer
310 views

Incoming calls Moto X ; press 1 to accept call

For some reason my Moto X is requiring me to press the number 1 in order to accept incoming calls. I thought this may be a Motorola assist glitch, but the problem was not fixed when I disabled the ...
4
votes
2answers
253 views

Does Gingerbread use extra battery power to make calls when the phone has poor signal?

Since I got this phone (Galaxy S, originally on Eclair, then Froyo) and switched network provider, I've had major problems with the signal at home, and call quality as a result. Following the upgrade ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

Disable Carrier Phone Number for Google Voice Number

This seems similar to this question, but that one doesn't have a clear answer, and this is a bit different. Is there a way in Android to block all incoming calls that target the carrier number, but ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Restricted Access for SIM when use internet (3G, 2G and wi-fi)

I am using THL W3+ and i have some problems when I switch on the internet (3G,2G, wi-fi) - it is working in normal mode for not more than 5 minutes and then the SIM and voice calls are in restricted ...
2
votes
1answer
345 views

Nexus 4 does not ring for calls on google talk or viper when screen is locked

Nexus 4 does not ring for calls on google talk or viper when screen is locked. Directly when the screen is unlocked, I see the caller calling, even if he already long time ago stopped ringing! The ...
5
votes
1answer
992 views

Say caller name feature

I am missing that feature from Nokia devices, Is there a chance to make my Xperia X10 say callers name when I have incoming call
1
vote
0answers
104 views

What is the system APK that handles the calls in ICS?

I'm trying to figure out what system apk handles the calls in Android ICS? I've found that Messaging is the one for SMS, but what is for phone calls? The reason I'm asking is because I'm adding them ...
0
votes
0answers
89 views

How to introduce IMEI in UMI X2 phone

I bought a Chinese Android phone and is not recognising the card. Cannot make calls. I'm in Spain. It seems that I have to introduce IMEI in the phone. It's a UMI X2 android phone. Thanks for your ...
3
votes
1answer
936 views

Can an app make phone calls in the background [duplicate]

I saw a number of apps that require "Services that cost you money" permissions, my question is if I install such an app and that app will make a phone call, is that call visible to the user or the app ...
2
votes
0answers
491 views

Issues making or receiving calls and texts with a LG P500 (Software Version V20e)?

I just got a LG P-500 device and I want to deploy with it. Everything is working fine, except that I cant make phone calls, receive phone calls, send SMS or receive SMS. The phone is on its stock ROM ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I use 2G voice calls in Nexus 7 [duplicate]

I have bought a Google Nexus 7 3G Tablet. But, My country and area doesn't allow me to use 3G sims/Wi-Fi. We have only 2G sims. When I insert the sim, I can connect to the Internet. I can send and ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Is GSM telephony feasible on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9?

I'm looking to buy a small tablet to use as a "table phone" for use with a headset, and for video telephony. GSM telephony is a must - I don't want to rely entirely on Skype, or Internet connectivity ...
2
votes
1answer
610 views

Why is my phone vibrating incessantly during calls?

Yesterday, my phone started vibrating once every 15 seconds or so during phone calls. I'm running cyanogenmd 7 on HTC thunderbolt. I looked in settings and there is only option to vibrate every 45 ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

receive/make calls on my pc via my android phone

is it possible to receive / make calls on my pc via my android phone. if so how? i have been searching the internet for a while now to find a solution for this. I have a rooted HTC Desire and i live ...
-1
votes
1answer
284 views

Which Android handsets support in-line call recording? [duplicate]

In-line call recording feature is not something that can be found in the specifications listed by the manufactures or on the websites aggregating such data such as GSM Arena. It is also a source of ...
7
votes
5answers
6k views

How do I choose a wired headset whose buttons work?

I'm switching from iPhone to the Nexus 4 (yay!) and I know that the Nexus 4 doesn't come with a headset. I also know that for simple audio playback, any stereo headset can be used -- but I also want ...
0
votes
1answer
496 views

Possible to turn on Airplane mode with WiFi on only? [duplicate]

I know the definition of Airplane mode is all communications and radio signals are blocked. But is it possible to turn off the "calling/receiving" part of the phone so your phone is not connecting to ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
724 views

Shortcut of end the call

This might seem a foolish question but I'm facing this basic issue on my Samsung Galaxy Y Duos (android 2.3.6). This is my first Androide device and using it only since a week and a basic issue is ...
0
votes
0answers
355 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
105 views

Clickable Phone Numbers on a Wifi Only Tablet?

I have an Android tablet running KitKat. It is a basic tablet that only connects over WiFi. Apps like GrooveIP and Talkatone do allow me to make calls with it, but I have to copy and paste, or ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
206 views

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 ...