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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Display screen doesn't show incoming calls in Moto G2 [on hold]

I am using Moto G2. I can't see incoming call on screen or after the end of call notification display. Please give me suggestions to solve this problem.
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How to prevent the screen from turning on on incoming calls?

I carry the phone in my pocket and when I take it out it often accidentally accepts or rejects the call because the screen automatically unlocks on incoming calls? How can I prevent this, preferably ...
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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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How to avoid the Hotspot getting disabled during an incoming/outgoing call?

I have turned on Hotspot and the data is being used on other Android device but when there is an incoming call the Hotspot gets disabled automatically and gets enabled after the call ,During which I ...
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Moto X 1st gen. microphone does not work in calls but does elsewhere

Bought a Moto X 1st gen. and had to send it back within 28 days. I then got a different one back from Motorola Customer Support 4 days ago through an advance exchange. The very first time I was on a ...
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Microphone stopped working after making a WhatsApp call?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE with a Cyanogenmod custom ROM. After WhatsApp inroduced the calling feature I updated the app and asked a friend to call me. I answered the call and disconnected it. ...
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Stop music via DLNA on incoming call

I'm searching for a way to pause music playing on my DLNA sound system when a call comes in on my Android phone. Ideally, the music would continue as soon as I hang up my call. Is there a way to ...
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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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Project Fi - Calling Through Hangouts Compared to Calling Through Phone

I use Project Fi for my Nexus 6P running Android version 6.0.1. I noticed that calling through the Hangouts app leads to much clearer audio than calling through the Phone App. I have been using ...
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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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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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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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Controlling call volume

How do I set the volume of a call (ideally while being on the call)? I can find volume settings for media, alarm and ring but none of those appears to impress the voice volume on a call. Calls are ...
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How can I send incoming calls from unknown numbers directly to voicemail?

I have received incoming calls from an unknown number (no caller ID provided). When I answer, I get a recording which is clearly spam. Is there a way to send calls from an unknown number directly to ...
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Can't hear the caller on Moto E

I have a Moto E with kitkat 4.4.4. I can not hear the caller's voice unless I put my phone on speaker. noticed this problem yesterday only.. earlier it was working fine. Will appreciate any help ...
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Does data have priority over voice when making calls on 3G?

I'm not quite sure if this is the correct place to ask this, recently my phone service provider sent me a message saying that they had now begun compensating subscribers whose calls were dropped mid-...
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how to make calls from my cell number, while using my laptop as the “headset”?

I want to be able to dial out from my laptop (a macbook pro), using my laptop headset to communicate and my laptop to initiate the call, however I want the number to be the same as my cell phone's (...
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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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How do I troubleshoot inconsistent call quality?

I have a OnePlus One phone that has worked great for a long time, but for the past few months, my call quality has been inconsistent. I am on the newest stock rom - Cyanogen12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1, build ...
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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 do I use international roaming

I'm at an international airport and because of that, my phone is giving me no service. I want to use international roaming to make a call but I don't know how(I don't care about the extra costs) my ...
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How to synchronize calls/sms read-status between devices with same number (twin SIM)?

I have two devices (A and B) with SIM cards that use the very same mobile number (twins SIMs). This works fabulously, except for one nuisance, that when someone calls me and I take the call on device ...
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Sound too low when making calls on Moto G smartphone

Everything is perfect, except that the call volume is way too low. I can barely hear it when it is completely silent, and if I'm at a coffee shop or something, no chance. Now, this would seem to be ...
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Why is built-in call recording such a rare feature on Android devices?

As the title says. I find it really weird to see it this way, as I know the OS itself do support it. Even Nexus devices don't have it built in. On some Android devices, you would even need to root ...
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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 ...
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“Slide to answer” alternative on Lollipop

I'm using ZTE Maven running Android 5.1 Lollipop, and while there are 3 physical buttons on the front of the phone beneath the display, by default to answer a call you have to touch a green virtual ...
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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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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 set Google dialer as the default dialer in Sony Xperia Z3+?

I hope you are well. I have recently switched from a Google Nexus 5 to a Sony Xperia Z3+. However, I'm slightly annoyed at all of the default apps that Sony bundle with it. I have already replaced the ...
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Conditional Call actions

I am looking for a more intelligent call blocker. I want to set rules against specific contacts, namely annoying managers with no social life, to automatically divert to voice mail, or my office phone,...
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Call a phone number from app (or text)?

Is there way to call a number displayed on the phone (as part of text, although support for images would be nice too) that takes less steps than: long press to switch into text selection mode adjust ...
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Add obsolete phone to contact

I have old messages from contact sent using temporary phone number he had on vacation. I want those messages grouped under his name in conversations, so I added it as another number to contact details....
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Automatic Call Recorder Pro won't play recorded sound files

I have installed Automatic Call Recorder Pro along with [Automatic Call Recorder Free] play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.four.fox.automaticcallrecorderfree. The problem is that when I open any ...
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How to block number that ends with specific digits? [duplicate]

I am receiving quite a few unwanted calls (6 yesterday), although I am blocking the numbers and reporting all of them to Ofcom, I would rather simply not get them. All of the phone numbers that are ...
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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 mode":...
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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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How to change incoming call notification size in Nexus 5X

I use a Nexus 5X Android phone and it is quite good. The only problem I'm experiencing is that when I get an incoming call, it shows only a tiny notification at the top of the screen so I can't ...
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How do I disable SMS alerts while in a call?

Something happened since the last update, it was so loud my ear hurt and it still feels weird after 15 minutes. I don't want to risk any permanent damage to my ears, my phone is an HTC One M9.
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Android wear - can I choose where to take the call? phone or watch?

I think as of February 2016, an update was pushed to support voice calls right from the watch for watches having speakers. When answering a call from a watch with a speaker, can I choose the device I ...
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Nexus 5x - No one can hear me on the phone

I've had this phone since November and it's still in great condition. From the start though call quality hasn't been amazing, friends often tell me that I'm very quite (I'm not actually speaking ...
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Blocking outgoing calls with open source software

CyanogenMod has a built-in call blocker, but only blocks incoming calls. What is the most effective way to block outgoing calls on Android 6 (CM 13)? - a native solution is preferred if possible, and ...
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Can't make a phone call after calling once

I have a Panasonic Eluga Turbo phone which I recently purchased. I am facing this unique problem wherein after I make a call, I am unable to call again though my phone shows the necessary network. ...
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Block calls for everyone except for contacts

Is there a way to block (or mute) all calls except for those on my contact list? Im using android 4.1.2 o samsung galaxy s3 mini, thanks in advance
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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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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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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 ...
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Dial between two emulators does not work

Today, I had installed the latest Android SDK and created two emulators (Nexus 6), I then tried to dial from one emulator to another. Based on Make incoming call in Android emulator without command ...
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Phone connected via bluetooth to car audio system: media audio works, calls don't

I have been successfully using my Motorola Moto G3, 2015, with Android Marshmallow 6.0, to connect the phone to the audio car (Toyota) system for months. A few days ago, I received a whatsapp call (...
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how to change call answer screen android 6.0.1

I have CyanogenMod 13.0 with Android 6.0.1 x86 installed on an Asus Zenfone 2 Z00A. When I get an incoming call there is a small round call button when I touch it it wants me to slide it 1 of 4 ...
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How to disable only telephone network?

Is it possible to disable only the telephone network and not internet network, so as to use the smartphone as a tablet with a only SIM data? I use Android 6.0 and I have no possibility to use wi-fi, ...