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 can I boost the mic level of my Bluetooth headset?

When I make calls with my Bluetooth headset, often the person on the other end of the line complains that I am too quiet and it's difficult to hear me. How can I boost the level of my Bluetooth ...
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How to keep display always off during the call on HTC Sense 4.1 (Android 4.0.1)?

My wife has a problem with HTC Desire X (HTC Sense on Android 4.1) that during the call sometimes (in ~10% cases) the screens goes on for no reason. This cause phone calls to be canceled, loud speaker ...
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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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Accept call then play a pre-recorded voice message to caller

I receive quite a few non-work calls during my working day that often I am unable to take. I am not a big fan of voicemail, and I would much prefer if the caller would send me an SMS message or an ...
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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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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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Android Callpad adds zeros in front of any number

I have no idea how to google this, but I have android 5.0.1 on a Nexus 5 and when I press in the callpad on a contact or on an history entry to call somebody, I see their number and in front of it are ...
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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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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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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 do I forward incoming calls over VOIP to another client?

Is there any way I can take an incoming call and use an app or a system feature to turn my Android phone into a forwarding client so that I can then forward this via VOIP to any other client in the ...
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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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no sound via mobile network call

Last days I have strange behaviour: No incoming/outgoing sound during calls via mobile network. After reboot a couple of calls work find and then sound just vanishes. Viber/skype calls are working ...
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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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How can I make it so my cyanogenmod phone is silent for everything but calls and alarms?

I like to keep my phone on silent at night so I can actually sleep without disturbance. The problem with that is that everything becomes silent. No one can reach me in case of emergency or anything. ...
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Saying “Call xyz” doesn't work

I bought my grandad a cheap Android phone - a Huawei Ascend Y330 - for Christmas. He likes Google Now a lot, but for some reason the command Call <somebody in his phone book> isn't working. ...
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Can a dual SIM Android phone receive voice calls to both SIMs?

Is it possible for a dual SIM phone 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 voice call for SIM ...
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What happens to a call when the reciever is busy

I have a doubt. What happens if i call a person who has an android mobile and the person is speaking to someone else. Will the android mobile store my number in its recent calls or will it not recieve ...
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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 enable international (roaming) data, but disable international calls?`

While android has some settings as far as disabling roaming completely, I would simply like to disable only calls (due to their expensive nature), and allow MMS/data via roaming - is there any way to ...
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sony xperia st25i android 2.3.7 phone app issues

I have a problem with my sony xperia st25i. The OS is android 2.3.7. The phone was slower after one and a half year of using so I did factory reset. After that the phone is faster (not as it was when ...
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How to mute the telephonic communication sound?

I know how to mute the phone, including the media sound, but I don't know how to mute the telephonic communication sound. If I press the volume down button again and again while I am calling, the ...
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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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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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One click calling on the Epic 4G?

I've got an Epic 4G (aka Samsung Galaxy S) and one of the things I'm flummoxed by in my transition from my trusty old HTC Dream/G1 is that there are way too many steps to make a phone call. Power ...
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Voice on calls are too quiet

I got a new phone and sometimes it's hard to hear the person on the other line. Sometimes people say it's hard to hear me. This is a high end phone and I don't think this should be happening. What ...
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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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Why is Call Waiting not available on Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread)?

From my Samsung Galaxy SIII's Phone application (on Android Jelly Bean 4.3), as long as my phone has credit, I can access the application's "Settings" screen via the menu key and then tap on ...
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What network phone feature tells you when other party becomes available (Android support/configuration and privacy issues)?

Not sure if this question is Android specific or not, but I'm not sure where else to ask. On an older Gingerbread 2.3.4 smartphone when I place a call to a newer Jelly Bean 4.3 phone and the newer ...
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Prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice

Is there any way to prevent outgoing international calls except when made through Google voice, and without having to ask the mobile network carrier to block them? I am the way of Is there a way/app ...
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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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Why does the in-call volume change on its own on my Samsung Galaxy S3?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-I535) running Android 4.4.2 and I'm having an extremely annoying issue: Whenever I make or receive a call, if I adjust the in-call volume to the desired level (usually ...
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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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Why are my call settings disabled (and which settings require operator support and which settings are normally included in service plans)?

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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Smart Voice Recorder, Saved conversation 30MB, no sound…

I always used the smart voice recorder app to record phone calls but apparently after the update this became a paid function. I feel quite fcked, because it was VERY important data. ANY possibility ...
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Using the tablet for cell phone calls

My tablet is a SurfTab xiron 7.0 3G. It can take two sim-cards (dual sim-capable). I can receive voice calls over the bluetooth headphones. It does not seem to be able to alert by a ringer or flashing ...
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Screen goes blank after making a call since the Lollipop update

After I make or receive a call, the screen goes blank and becomes unresponsive. I have to restart the phone to use it again. Is there any solution for this?
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Phone app: what does the blue forbidden sign (with optional blue “A” in front) mean in the call log?

I have the following question concerning the Samsung Galaxy SIII: When one taps Phone -> Logs it is possible to see the following icons: Incoming calls which were answered and received text ...
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Call log not displaying missed call when Network Data reenabled?

Sometimes Network Data is off. This could happen because the user intentionally disables it for some purpose (such as to decrease exposure to radiation), or because the user is on a plane and when ...
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How to make cellular phone call from Xperia Z LTE?

How to make phone call over 4G or GSM using Xperia Z LTE (SGP321) tablet with SIM? Messages elsewhere say you can't. If not exactly why not?
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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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How to detect incoming call is a forwarded call?

I want to know if the incoming call is a forwarded call when my Nexus 5 is ringing. Is it possible?
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Answer without unlocking in android 5.0

I recently upgraded my nexus 4 to android 5.0 (Via OTA update). Now, for some reason, when I get a phone call the screen is black and I have to press the power button ress/swipe the lock icon on ...
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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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Loud speaker on my HTC One turns on almost every time I answer an in coming call

My HTC One is about 18 months old. On almost every in-coming call I receive, the loud speaker turns on. Other than the fact you look like an idiot saying 'Hello' only to have your phone on loud ...
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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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ParanoidAndroid can't make bluetooth call

I recently installed ParanoidAndroid onto my Note 2, and since then I can't make bluetooth calls from my car. It worked before with the stock ROM, so I know it's the phone that's the problem. It ...
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Galaxy S4 Mini: How do I get my call log to stop listing my text messages

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 calls?
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Can I make Phone Calls with my Xtouch X709 Tablet?

I am getting an Xtouch X709 in a few days. It is running on Android 4.0. Can I insert a SIM card in this tablet and use it to make phone calls?
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How do I set a default phone number for a favorite contact?

Some of my favorite contacts have more than one phone number... I'd like to make a particular number the default so that every time I dial them I don't have to choose which of their phone numbers to ...