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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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Not able make conference call in Motoroal MOTO E

When i tried to make a conference call in Motorola MOTO E it is not allowing. While giving the merge call option it says "Conference call is not allowed". please clear my doubt whether MOTO E ...
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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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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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Moto G3 screen not lighting up when a call or text received [duplicate]

See caller info without unlocking on Moto G 2nd gen Saw this page on your site but it doesnt work for me. Any ideas please as the screen just stays black when someone calls or messages me
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Saying “Call Joe Bloggs” doesn't work on Huawei Y330

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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Is there a way/app to block outgoing international calls, without activating the network provider's International Call Barring?

I 'accidentally' dial international numbers a lot - don't ask why, long story :). Is there an app that would restrict me from calling international numbers, or warn me before connecting the call? I ...
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Stream phone call from phone to Ubuntu

I want to stream a conversation to my Ubuntu laptop in real time, and also stream on livestream or Ustream. So, the call will be shared in the stream, and livestream visitors can listen to the call. ...
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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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Two phone numbers (one USA, one Qatari) same phone, calls and text over cell data. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?

I need your advice and ideas. I am moving to Qatar in a couple days for work and I am trying to figure out the best cellphone situation. Currently I have a Google Nexus 5 which is fabulous, on ...
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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 ...
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Possible to turn on Airplane mode with WiFi on only?

I know the definition of Airplane mode is all communications and radio signals are blocked. But is it possible to turn off the "calling/receiving" part of the phone so your phone is not connecting 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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Choppy call quality on my SGS III

I bought a phone from a dishonest person and the calling app doesn't quite work. When I use the talkatone app, everything is clear, but when I use the original call app, it's very choppy 75% of the ...
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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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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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Incoming call screen is not displaying on Moto G 2nd gen

I have Moto G 2nd gen. I can't see incoming call display screen on phone. Before 1 day, the phone used to work properly. How to fix it?
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How to disable SMS notification during phone call?

I call somebody, or somebody calls me, we are talking. Now, during the call I got SMS and I cannot hear anything because the SMS notification is playing. So how to disable this notification when call ...
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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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Issue with Lollipop upgrade on Micromax Yureka: Unable to pick calls

Yesterday I got an update to upgrade my Micromax Yureka mobile to CyanogenMod 12 which upgrades the Android version to Lollipop. And from then I am unable to pick calls, as nothing gets displayed/or ...
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Can devices be incapable of conference calls?

I recently got a ZTE 919D having Android v4.1 Jelly Bean, from eBay.in - http://www.ebay.in/itm/ZTE-N919D-P865G04-CDMA-GSM-Dual-SIM-5-Inch-Quad-Core-Smartphone-8MP-Camera-/271766961121 On a CDMA ...
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Block all incoming calls [duplicate]

I need to use internet, but without being able to be called. So basically just block all incoming calls. I used to enable flight mode, but doing so, I'm not able to connect to the internet. Is there ...
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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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Is It Possible to Know the Location of the Caller?

If I'm using an Android, is it possible to know the physical location of the person who call me/ I call to?
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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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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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Call forwarding from device 1 mobile network to device 2 data network

My brother's new job is underground with no cell reception or 3G. He wants to leave his phone upstairs so it can receive calls and SMS, and somehow forward them to him downstairs to Android / PC / Mac ...
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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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Nexus 6 screen goes black during call (w/ Lollipop 5.1)

After updating to Lollipop 5.1, any phone calls made turns the screen off. I cannot get the phone to bring up the screen to end the call, dial another person, or interact with the screen in any 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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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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Cannot get calls on screen

I have updated my Moto G2 to Lollipop. When the phone is idle I am not getting calls on the screen. I need to open the lock and only then am I able to view and receive the call.
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How can I increase the volume of the other party of my recorded call?

My own voice is very clear, but the other party is barely audible. Is there a way to reclaim that part of the call? I have tried the in-call volume but that seems to only affect my own voice.
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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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My phone doesn't recognize any of my contacts anymore when they call

Since a week or so every incoming call comes in as 'Unknown' but I can't find a setting on my Samsung Galaxy S that will allow me to change that. My phone does still recognize my contacts when they ...
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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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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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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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What is the “Attempting HD” icon when placing calls?

I have an HTC One with Sprint, and I recently updated to Android 5.0.2. After the update, my calls now say "Attempting HD" in the corner. I tried googling for "attempting hd android", "attempting hd ...
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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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LG G2's native camera app does not want to record anything

Here is my problem : If I try to record a video using my LG G2's native camera app, the recording does not start and tells me that I cannot record a video while calling someone. However, I am not ...
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How to use Tasker to answer a private number, play an audio file to the caller and hang up?

I would like Tasker to answer any private number (without the audio playing through my phone's speaker) and play an audio file (an MP3 that says, "this phone does not accept calls from private ...
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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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Not receiving any calls on my Moto G 2 (recently upgraded to Lolllipop 5.0.2)

Usually I use use this phone only for surfing internet. One day I thought of calling my number from a friend's cell, it rang once and then sent a busy ringtone. I am not able to figure out what the ...
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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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Why won't my THL android allow my number to connect?

I bought a THL phone on eBay. I purchased a 4G pay-as-you-go SIM to go with it. The problem I'm having is that voice and text messages cannot be sent or received. I set up the SIM card on an iPhone ...
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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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Voice Notification can't be turned off?

I just got the Lg G3, Android 4.4.2, and I can't seem to cancel the voice notification off, it works just fine with my friend's phone, which is the same model and has the same OS version. I go to ...
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hands-free dialling does not initiate call

When I use voice dialling (spoken command 'call [name]') on my bluetooth headset or my android wear watch, the name is recognised but instead of calling the number, the stock phone app only shows the ...
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How do I get my call log to stop listing my text messages

I have a Galaxy S4 Mini. 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 ...