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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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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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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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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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1answer
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Disable notification for declined calls

I have a HTC WildFire (android 2.1) phone. I want to disable the notifications for the calls I knowingly decline. I still want to get the notification for the calls I miss. Does anyone know any ...
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1answer
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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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Phone calls - the other person can't hear me

My phone has just started having a problem where on phone calls, the other person can't hear me. They just hear some static. I can hear them just fine. It's the same whether I call them or they call ...
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Blocks all calls not going through Google Voice?

Not sure if this is the correct place to ask, but is there a way to prevent anyone from calling my Android phone directly, so they all incoming (and perhaps outgoing, but incoming is most important) ...
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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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1answer
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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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Answer my phone on my Tablet?

I have an Android phone (HTC Desire Z), I also have a Android tablet (Acer Iconia Tab A501). I would like to link up my phone to my tablet so I can answer my phone on my tablet. Is this possible ...
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1answer
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Nexus S 4.0.3 (OTA) missing icon in the phone app

How can I solve missing icon issue? Restarted couple of times doesn't help. Note: It was fine for a couple of months back. When it start happening, I just need to reboot, but now it's permanent. The ...
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1answer
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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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My HTC Desire HD crashes when picking up a call. Any ideas how to resolve the problem?

This is extremely annoying. After the last update to Android 2.3.5, whenever I get a call from certain contacts, picking up crashes the whole phone application and resets the SIM. Rejecting the call ...
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1answer
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Determining the cause of a strange “the other side can't hear me” issue

Recently I started to notice that a lot of people who call me, can't hear my voice during the call. The phone is an almost 2 years old Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro, so I guess the microphone ...
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1answer
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Android 2.3 set call volume

i tried quite all the options but i can't find the solution. I already have the volume at maximum when i press the + button during a call. The phone hadn't this behaviour when i first used it (it is a ...
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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 ...
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2answers
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Missing call summary in Samsung Galaxy Apollo (i5801)

In my Samsung Galaxy i5801 after I disconnect the call I used to get a call summary from my carrier. This hasn't worked for some time. I contacted customer care and they say some settings in the ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to fix the call answer delay?

This is a known Android issue which has been widely reported (example). I saw a suggestion to use Call Delay Patch from the Android Market, but some report that this helps while others report that it ...
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1answer
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Epic 4g Touch: Choose to route calls through Google Talk or Sprint

A friend of mine just got the Epic 4g Touch (a.k.a. the Sprint version of the Samsung Galaxy s2). He has installed the Google Voice app on all of his previous Android devices and there has always ...
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1answer
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Recovering a Missed Call

I just received a call today, but my phone locked up during the call, and when I went to the missed call list, the number didn't show up. Is there any way to somehow recover the number that was ...
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How can I collect repeated contact entries under one call log entry?

I'm running Cyanogen 5.0.8 and previously had stock 1.2 before this. On both releases I'd like is to be able to able to collect repeated call log entries in only one single entry reflecting last ...
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1answer
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How can I get a busy tone when dialing a number which is actually busy

I usually dial a number and then put the phone in my pocket (using a headset). That doesn't work very well when the destination is busy since I never get a busy tone. I just get a "number is busy" ...
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Samsung Galaxy 3 incoming call problem

Most of the time I receive incoming calls for few seconds, then it shows as missed call while my caller listens full ring, leading them to thinking that I didn't pickup the call. I checked all the ...
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1answer
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How can I make the phone automatically disable mobile connection when calling?

I recently moved from 2G network to 3G. On 2G when I call somebody - the phone automatically suspends the mobile Internet (since it cannot send data and voice at the same time) and activates back ...
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Is there a way to have my device say the callers name when the call is coming in?

I have a HTC Desire Z with Froyo . I am trying to find a way to have my device speak the caller name. I have tried SayMyName but it only works if you are connected to the internet. I want a similar ...
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2answers
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Can I configure my Android Phone to block certain numbers calls? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis? I'm receiving calls from call-center companies that wan't to offer me services that I don't want. ...
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Any way to retrieve phone number dialed while in airplane mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Android - Call log/ history : Retrieve a dialed number when there was no network coverage I dialed a new phone number while in airplane mode, and the number was not ...
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Switch between ringer and vibrate based on schedule?

Certain times of the week I would like the phone to be on vibrate and other times of the week I want it to be on ringer. I would like to setup a schedule for these changes to happen automatically. Can ...
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1answer
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How do I do the equivalent of removing the SIM card in Gingerbread?

I currently have a Nexus S with Gingerbread. I'm planning to travel oversea and I want to disconnect my phone from my cell phone provider but still be able to use the Nexus for wireless access at ...
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1answer
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How do I make my phone play a ringtone over my headphones despite being on “silent”?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7.1RC1 on my Desire. When my phone is not on silent, I can hear the ringtone on my headphones when someone calls me, which is great. However, when my phone is on silent and my ...
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Unable to access my keypad when receiving a call (HTC Wildfire S) [closed]

I can access my keypad when making a call, however when receiving a call i can't. Our home gate phones in on my cell and i need to press 9 to open the gate. how can i access my keypad on incoming ...
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Can I hang up using a button?

When I'm on a phone call nothing is more important than the ability to hang up. If, for whatever reason, I suddenly find myself in an embarrassing situation or interrupted by something important, I ...
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Is it possible to only silence certain notifications?

I'm running Android 2.2 FroYo on an HTC Droid Incredible. When I go to bed, I want to turn off all notifications except for incoming phone calls, which I still want to receive. Is this possible, ...
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1answer
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App for calling a list of contacts, one after another

My daily commute is rather long, and I make lots of phone calls while driving. Dialing while driving is illegal, so I have to stop by, dial, and drive again, which is inefficient, time consuming and ...
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Disconnecting a call

Can anybody tell me how to disconnect the call in between. The screen on my Samsung Galaxy 3 becomes disabled during the call , it becomes very difficult to get the screen back during the call to ...
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Why does Android disable HSDPA/EDGE communication while calling?

My ISP currently has a severe outage, which is why I'm tethering my Android phone and a MacBook over WiFi. The Android phone is a HTC Desire GSM running Cyanogen 7. I have a stable HSDPA/EDGE ...
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1answer
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Check if call is coming from a fixed or mobile phone with tasker

I'm setting up a profile in tasker that sends a text message to everyone who calls me during a meeting. However, I don't want to waste my my credit by sending messages to fixed phones. How can I check ...
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1answer
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How do I silence a call with my Samsung Fascinate?

I want to be able to silence the ringer/vibration of a call without hitting the "ignore" button. The reason is that if someone gets sent to voice mail after one or two rings they will likely know ...
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2answers
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Touchscreen triggered by cheek while on the phone?

When I'm on the phone, my cheek will often push buttons on the screen, causing either the call to end, or unintended navigation. This is really annoying - I try my best to keep my face away from the ...
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1answer
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When phoning, is there some way to 'say' the digits to a menu system in stead of having to enter them on the keyboard

On my Samsung Galaxy S (running Froyo) I was phoning my voice mail system, where I have to press 1 to hear the message, 2 to erase the message ... you know what I mean. When choosing a number I ...
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1answer
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Show dial/call duration

In Android 2.1 there was the possibility to drag the notifications bar during dialing a number and to be able to see when the phone started ringing (it was starting counting when connecting, then ...
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Reduce minimum in call volume

I find that the minimum in-call volume on my HTC Desire is still far to loud on some calls. Since I got the phone, I have flashed several different custom ROMs, radio updates, etc, and have had the ...
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2answers
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Stop audio player from restarting music after a phone call

Whenever I receive a phone while listening music (with earplugs), I disconnect the earplugs and take the phone through the normal speakers. The music is paused during the phone call, no problem ...
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Any answering machine app (or widget) out there?

Is there any app which can function as an answering machine, with multiple recorded messages, like "gone to take a shower", or "in a meeting" and easily switch between those?
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1answer
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My HTC Hero Upgrade to Android 2.1 has slowed it down!

I went ahead and let my phone update itself and since then it's been realllly SLOW. Phone calls take 5-45 seconds to connect, which is beyond aggravating. Apps don't run as fast as they use to. And I ...