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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Nexus 4 auto dialing extension does not work

I used to own a T-Mobile Mytouch 4g before, which had the pause character before extension otherwise 'p' on that handset and it was working fine. Now, I own and use a Nexus 4 and I understood that ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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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Call app needs long time to start

The call app on my Samsung Galaxy Ace takes a really long time to start (about 20 seconds). When it finally starts and I cancel the call and call again, the app launches normally. When I turn off the ...
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How to remove other apps icons (like Skype or WhatsApp) from contact and phone app?

I would like to keep Skype Mobile installed but get rid of its icons from contacts AND/OR from being asked whether I want to make a call to the contact through Skype or other similarly annoying ...
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When I send or receive a call, the person on the other side can't hear me

When I make a phone call, people on the other tell me that my sound is like I am speaking in a huge water pot or something like a pot. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3.
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Callers cannot hear me unless I turn on speaker phone!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 (SGH-S959G) and it is a Straight Talk phone (don't know if that makes a difference or not). Anyway, I have only had this phone for about 6 or 7 months. Around August 16, ...
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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 ...
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How to disable “reject call with an SMS”?

ICS introduced an option to reject incoming calls with an SMS. Is there a way to disable this function. If yes, how? Sony Xperia S handset running JB
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Losing network operator on Samsung Galaxy SIII mini

For some time now (I think it's from the latest Android update) I have this problem, that time to time (on daily basis) people can not reach me, like I would lose connection to the Network. I get an ...
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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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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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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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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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Make phone calls using a computer through an Android phone, both connected by WiFi

I have a computer and Android phone connected by WiFi. I want to use my computer to make calls through the phone. Is there any way to do this?
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How to change a WebEx button on Note 3 found on the phone call screen

I just got a Note 3 and use WebEx app for work. When I went to use the phone I saw that my "Add Call" button that used to be on the top left side of my options on the phone call connected screen is ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830 can't receive incoming calls

After updating to version 2.3.7 of Android the device can't receive calls. Although it can call. The caller to my device is said to line was busy always, it happens from any kind of callers. Need to ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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When calling my screen goes black on LG P880

After updating in Android 4.1.2 my screen goes black. Screen works again only when the call is finished. I know about the feature when you put the phone on ear it goes black and the second you remove ...
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Screen turns off during call with Tecno F7

Why does my screen go off during a call? It doesn't turn on even when I press the power button. It only comes back after the call.
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Xperia Z2 Tablet - Is it capable of making phone calls?

In some promo or hands-on videos I see there's a Phone app on announced Xperia Z2 Tablet but nothing about it from the official sources. So is it capable of making ordinary phone calls (GSM cellular ...
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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 ...
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Can't hear people unless switched to speaker phone

I cannot hear callers unless my speaker phone is on...how can I fix this? I have gone to all the settings but it does not change anything. The caller can hear me ok but there is only a very faint ...
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Can't hear caller after updated 4.3 to KitKat 4.4.2 on Moto G

I have a retail Motorola Moto G 16GB with 4.3. After updating to KitKat 4.4.3 (using the official Motorola process) I can't hear the caller/called person. But when activating the speakers or using a ...
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Unable to turn on screen during calls

Both of my Galaxy S3s have a problem with their proximity sensors. I make a call, put the phone to my ear, but then if I want to hang up the screen is dead and won't wake up. I cannot disconnect the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...