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Can the Nexus 7 send and receive GSM texts and calls?

The Nexus 7 3G is out and I'm wondering whether Android 4.2 tablets are still data-only devices. Can I install a custom ROM or apk to this tablet so that I can send and receive GSM calls and text ...
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Galaxy Nexus call freezing

I've bought two Galaxy Nexus phones about a month and a half ago. I'm experiencing phone freezing on calls on both hence I doubt it has anything to do with the phone but rather with software. When ...
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Dialing an extension automatically

How do I add a phone number extension to a contact in a way that it will dial the extension automatically a few seconds after a call is connected? I have seen 4 different ways that appear to work on ...
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Voice announcement of phone calls?

When my phone gets a call it announces either the number or contact of caller. Where can I turn this off or on? I am using Galaxy S3 / Android 4.0.4.
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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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Right swipe on contact defaulting to internet calls

My problem is: right swipe is defaulting to internet calls instead of 'regular' calls. First off, these are my relevant call settings: as you can see I have no accounts and the internet calls are ...
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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 ...
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Using Calendar while calling

Can I access the phone calendar whilst on a call on a Samsung GT i8500. If so, how?
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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 to prepare touchscreen-based Android device for [emergency] calling using only hardware buttons?

If my touchscreen Android phone gets smashed I expect that it can happen that only touchscreen is broken (as it seems to be the most fragile part) while the device itself able to function somehow; and ...
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Nexus S after update to JB doesn't show callers name

I've installed the update to Jelly Bean on my Nexus S and when someone calls, it shows only the phone number of the contact (the contact was saved in the contant list) and not the name of the person. ...
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How to make phonecalls on an Android AVD?

I am new to Android SDK and AVDs and I was wondering if there is anyway I can enable the cellular network on an Android AVD and make for example phone calls.
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Make screen lock after call if it was locked before?

I think that I had this feature in my Galaxy S way back in the 2.1-2.2 era, but now I can't figure it out on my Galaxy Nexus (takju, 4.1.1). What I'm looking for is this: if I have the phone locked ...
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How can I use a custom prefix for international calls?

In my country, we have to use a prefix before dialing an international number, depending on which provider we use. For example, I use an international calling company for which I have to dial 019 ...
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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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Phone doesn't ring or show missed call, later a voicemail appears

I have an AT&T Samsung Galaxy 2 and have had a sporadic problem: A person calls me, my phone doesn't ring, kicks them over to voice mail, doesn't show as a missed call, and then the voice mail ...
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SMS-draft on incoming call

I have a tiny problem with my Android on HTC Wildfire. When I got incoming call and my screen is blocked, I have to move a ring to unblock and answer the phone; but if I move this ring fast enough and ...
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Disable automatic screen turn-off during call

I use Gingerbread. My Android phone has feature, that turns off display during call when I put the phone to my ear. However, the sensor is probably over-sensitive in my device, so it often turns off ...
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Use tablet as a Wi-Fi handsfree device?

My question is: Is there any way to use Tablet as a hands free adapter by Wi-Fi? With Access point created in the Tablet? "No internet" Device-To-Device lan connection. For Example: call ...
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How can I transform/convert my voice while making a call?

Goal: Converting a person's voice to another person's voice when you are talking with somebody with the cell in real-time. For instance the sender is a male but his voice will be converted into a ...
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Phone says it's unable to conference calls

I'd like to do a conference call with my Android phone (running Cyanogenmod 7). I call one number, then call another. Then I press "Merge calls", but the phone gives the message "unable to ...
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Calls with speakerphone input and headphone output on Nexus One

I've searched and found several posts on various sites with this same problem but nobody offering a solution. I use my N1 in a car mount with music playing through my stereo with a 3.5 mm cable. When ...
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Make calls directly from contacts

There are many contacts in which I have more than one phone number listed. I want to call the default number of the contact directly without going to the Infinity view and select the number to call. ...
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Customizing the formatting of phone numbers

Mobile operators in Brazil have added a leading digit, but only for São Paulo numbers. Now, both landline numbers (in São Paulo and otherwise) and mobile numbers from other states have 8 digits, while ...
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Disable 'end call' tone?

I would like to disable the "beep" that is played when I hang up. My Android 2.3.4 phone has no option to do that in the settings. What can I do? Do I need to upgrade my Android version, or what?
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Is there a way to search for a number in Google without interrupting the call?

Is there a way to search for a number in Google while keeping the ongoing call intact? I have noticed that the internet connection is lost when a call is in progress.
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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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Slide to answer is not working on HTC Wildfire S

When trying to answer an incoming call, the slide up to answer never works! It moves, but doesn't actually pick up the call. Is there any way to change this??
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Reply-by-SMS with Google Voice

I've got a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running stock Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1. As you probably know, Jelly Bean has a new feature that allows you to "respond-by-SMS" to incoming phone calls. Unfortunately, ...
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Tablets being able to make calls

I wonder can any of the Android tablets make calls (it's about Cellular calls, not Skype or other)? Yeah, I am okay to have 7' or even 10' tablet near my ear and have a talk (well, or use headsets). ...
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Disable incoming gmail/Talk calls

I occasionally use the gmail on my computer browser to voice chat with friends, however when they call me though their gmail my device picks up the call rather then my computer. more precisely ever ...
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Block unknown callers at work, but let them through if they try again

I have Tasker for Android but I don't know enough about it to be able to implement this. I'd like this to occur when I am connected to a specific wireless network: If someone phones who isn't in my ...
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Samsung Conquer head phones get muted on calls [closed]

I have the Samsung Conquer 4g with Sprint. My head phones work great for music, however when I receive or make a call I am muted... well, the other person cannot hear me, I can hear them fine. When I ...
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How do I disable receiving calls and messages?

I use my HTC Evo 3D (currently Android 2.3, soon Android 4.0) to record cycling workouts (GPS + Endomondo). During workouts, I don't want to receive any calls / messages for the following reasons: I ...
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Why can't I accept calls on my Droid X?

I recently updated my Droid X to version 4.5.621.MB810.Verizon.en.US. I can't accept incoming calls though. The screen that allows you to either accept or decline a call doesn't appear anymore. The ...
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Loud Ringer Volume with Incoming Calls?

When I listen to Spotify, I all the time modify the lound-speaker button on the side but it is irritating when someone calls and the Ringer Volume is low so cannot hear it. Is it possible to set the ...
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Preventing installed apps from making calls or sending SMS

It seems like a growing number of (seemingly legitimate) apps casually claim the "Services that cost you money" permissions (making calls and sending SMS) for non-essential secondary features that ...
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Automatic Lock Screen prevention if the line is engaged

I am an Atrix owner. One thing makes me annoyed. I try to place a call and if the line is somehow engaged, the phone automatically locks the screen. Is there any way that I bypass this automatic ...
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When making calls the screen turns off

I have Karbonn A9, Android 2.3.6. When making calls the screen turns off and comes on pressing the power button. But sometimes it fails to come on, forcing me to restart it by removing the battery. ...
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Screen goes blank during or after the call and does not come back

I have an Android 2.3.6 phone. The problem is the screen goes blank and unresponsive during or after the call. I can't make or receive any call once the screen goes blank. In Android 2.3.6, there is ...
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Call waiting beeps

My phone is the HTC Desire S. I have call waiting enabled. On the original HTC firmware I got bundled with the phone, this meant that when another call was coming through I heard a double-beep twice ...
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Changing the call voicemail timeout period?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7. When I call my Android phone, it rings for 30 seconds before timing out and directing to my voicemail. I want it to only ring for 20 seconds before timing out - how can I ...
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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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Screen goes dark and phone goes unresponsive whenever I make/receive a call

I changed the SIM card on my Samsung Galaxy Ace to another one. Now, whenever I make/receive a call, the screen goes dark and the phone goes unresponsive. Pressing buttons randomly eventually sets ...
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Can I route a call via SIP based on a phone number?

My Android 4.0.4 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 ...
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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 ...
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Can I forward/reply calls/sms to PC?

I wonder if its possible to forward calls or sms to PC where I can then reply or at least get notified of a call/sms? For example, calls might be forwarded to Skype, isit possible?
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Android added a plus sign before the number, making an undesired international call

I cannot repeat this bug, but I can see it in my call log. Last Monday I called a friend with a number beginning with 328 (Wind provider, Italy). According to the log, I called a number starting with ...
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Can I receive calls of cell phone number with a tablet?

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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mobile phone calls on Huawei MediaPad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I receive calls of cell phone number with a tablet? I have Huawei MediaPad tablet. I saw in it specification that it supports GSM network. But I cannot find ...