An application on Android that serves the purpose of dialing numbers and searching for contacts. A built-in dialer comes with every device. Usually the user is able to install alternative dialers which may offer more functionality.

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How to have my stock GS3 dialer initial screen be Recent instead of Keypad

Is it possible to have the stock dialer on my GS3 start on the Recent tab instead of the Keypad tab?
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Is there a solution to get the stock ICS Dialer and People apps with Touchwiz devices?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Note with the stock Touchwiz UI ROM. I was wondering if there's a standalone ICS Dialer and People app available? I've managed to find a standalone messaging and calendar ...
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Dial-by-name in Froyo?

I recently installed 2.2.2 (official update from my provider) on my Virgin Mobile Samsung Intercept. Among other changes, this ROM uses the stock UI instead of the Touch Wiz interface from Samsung. ...
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Same phone number with multiple extensions always get registered in the call log with one single user

I'm using the default factory Dialer, Call Log, Contacts app (all those options are running under the same app) on LG L90 running Lollipop 5.0.2. I created multiple users with the same phone number ...
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How to automatically use SIP/VOIP for international calls

I have a cell phone plan that includes 9 hours of national calls, however, international calls are billed at extreme minute-rates. For this reason I use VOIP/SIP for international calls thorugh the ...
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Is it possible to prevent numbers in text from being dialled

If ever I enter a number into an app within Android (4.4.2, Sony Xperia M2), the system seems to interpret it as a phone number. Therefore, if I try to edit that number, the system tries to dial it. ...
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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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How can I specify a radius for Kitkat Dialer business search?

I like the business search in the Kitkat dialer, but it seems to have an odd concept of "nearby". It will often give me results in different regions of the country, and if it can't find any, it will ...
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In call Mute button sound. Can it be STOPPED?

Is there a way to set the MUTE button (the one on the in-call phone menu) to NOT make a sound when pressed. For instance, when I'm in conference calls on my GalaxyS4, and want to mute my microphone, I ...
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Dialer problem with Galaxy Y after rooting

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy Y. I also used Link2SD to move some of the apps to the SD card partition to free up some space. Since then I notice this weird behavior. When I go to Logs or ...
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Dialling a SIP number

So I have a very, very shiny new Nexus 4. This supports SIP, and I have added a SIP account to the telephony accounts settings page. Unfortunately I cannot figure out how to actually dial a SIP ...
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CM7 default dialer - how do I set international prefix?

I installed vanilla CM7 (7.2.0), and ther is one thing that drives me crazy that I don't know how to fix. According to this, the default dialer that comes with CM7 has "011" international prefix ...
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Lost Native Dialer and Contacts App after upgrading to 4.0.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GTN7000 Android Phone with Vodafone Connection in Mumbai. I upgraded to 4.0.3 last Saturday after which the Phone and Contacts Icon at the Bottom disappeared. I can't ...
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Why does bluetooth headset auto dial a number when I press the button

After I have paired a bluetooth headset, if I press the call button on the headset it automatically calls one particular number? Why does this happen? I would have thought it should bring up the ...
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Why Dialer shows contact name and image, when contact is not in my address book?

Very often, when some unknown company is calling me, in couple of seconds I see its name and logo on standard Dialer's screen. Where does it take them, if I don't have this contact in my address book, ...
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Android 4.4.3 update, dialer add 2 second pause - what is it?

THe new dialer for android 4.4.3 has an option for "add 2 second pause" and "add wait". What do these options do? I'll add a screenshot soon.
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How do I make wi-fi calls from a cell phone with no number now associated with it?

I recently got tired of paying $65+ a month for cell service when I get mostly email. So I dropped my Sprint service in favor of $20 a month, no-contract phone and a Nexus 7, because WiFi is seemingly ...
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Cyanogen dialer not working after flashing C-apps bundle

Recently I installed CyanogenMod on my phone. I also decided to flash Cyanogen's new C-apps bundle. After I did that, the new Cyanogen dialer keeps crashing whenever I try to make or receive calls. ...
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Where are dialer's “All Contacts” coming from?

Stock Moto G running 4.4.2, initially set up using Motorola Migrate to transfer my data from an HTC Desire S. I have Google, Skype, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts on my phone, and all the correct ...
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Set native Jelly Bean dialer and contacts for Samsung Galaxy S3

The stock Samsung dialer and contacts (developed by Samsung) is waaay too laggy for me to use it. Actually it takes seconds to navigate through the tabs of logs, favorites or the contact list. (Got ...
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How to use alphabets on keypad in Phone App? - Samsung Galaxy 3 I5801

When I select Phone app and go to keypad tab, on keys I see alphabets besides each number key. How to use them? I suppose it should find a contact already in my contacts. When I type key 7 twice it ...
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Is it possible to change how Froyo hyphenates phone numbers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? In Brazil, phone numbers have two digits for the area code and eight for the phone ...
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Call using hangouts from contacts

I can select Hangouts to replace SMS from the contacts app, but I don't see the option to use Hangouts instead of the default dialer. Is this option available without root?
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How to filter the contacts by phone number on Android 5.1

I am running Cyanogenmod 12.1 and it appears that there is no option to filter my contacts only with phone numbers: PS: Local phone account is only for locally stored phone numbers which I have ...
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Unable to make an outgoing call after calling to *31# in my moto g

Hi I have Moto g First Generation mobile bought in India, When I tried to make my Caller ID hidden from Here, I called to *31# and after that I couldnt make a call to anyone. Then I tried tried and ...
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ICE-Emergency contacts

Need Help - How to remove contacts from Emergency list I have S5 , I have added couple of numbers under “ICE-Emergency contacts “ groups. Its was displaying under Emergency Contacts. Now I want to ...
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How to set custom dialer as default on Nexus 5?

I have a Nexus 5 with root permissions. Google Dialer annoys me. I installed ExDialer & Contacts. How to set this Dialer as my default dialer? I will welcome any advice.
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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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Generating DTMF tones, when dialling a mobile number

Where could I turn on an option, which, when I dial a number, generates DTMF tones? I have full volume, so that is not the problem. Is there an option in settings somewhere? I have a Samsung Galaxy S3....
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Cyanogen's new c-apps dialer not working [duplicate]

I recently installed a CyanogenMod bases rom called AICP one my phone and everything was working fine. Then a couple months later I found CyanogenMod's new c-apps. I decided to flash that. Now ...
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Can't view contacts while call in progress

While a phone call is in progress, the phone is always on the "call in progress" screen (with options to access the keypad, just in case I need to key in something, but that's about it), without any ...
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I.C.E problem. dial list. s4

I recently found the emergency call list, which can dial a number even when the screen is locked. I added a number from my contact list to test out how it works. After I figured out how it worked, I ...
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Android 6.0 shows up contacts from all accounts

My Nexus 5 with Android 6.0 shows up all contacts from all my accounts in dialer (including Exchange). I only want to see contacts from my gmail. I already went to contact application and selected ...
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Replace phone/dialer app - Lenovo phone

I'm using Lenovo A850 and I have a problem with a default dialer. It cannot recognize numbers with or without country code (depending on how it's saved in contacts list). I installed exDialer and ...
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Dialer only displays certain contacts even when all accounts selected

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 with Lollipop 5.0.1. It seems that only gmail contacts will display while searching via Dialer. If it is linked or solely on my Microsoft Exchange account they do not ...
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Replacing the dialer

I have recently replaced the stock samsung system on my note 2 with paranoidandroid, but I don't like the dialer. I have tried a few alternatives and found some I like, but none of them replace the ...
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Multilingual smart dial in HTC One X

I have HTC One X with default firmware and the latest updates installed. I'm totally fine with the default dialer, but the only feature missing is Russian (Cyrillic) symbols in Smart Dialer. It's ...
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Laggy dialer app

I have an Xperia P with latest update (Build No. 6.2.A.1.100, Android 4.1.2). It's phone app becomes horribly slow as the size of call log increases. Also, whenever there's an incoming call, it ...
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How can I recover lost Contacts on Galaxy GT-NT7000. Contacts and Dialer App became very slow and battery runs down fast,

This is a RAM issue and lost contacts issue (contacts not saved under Google). The log of text messages with all contacts, since start, is all, still there. My Android version is 4.2.1. I have had 3.5 ...
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Android app for decorating destination numbers [duplicate]

I have set up a IP-PBX with a GSM gateway. This lets me call into my PBX. At this point I reach a IVR. One option lets me forward a call over VOIP by sending a destination. To automate this I ...
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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Skyrocket running jellybean update, Voice Dialer issues with BlueAnt

I upgraded my phone using KIES through a USB connection and now when ever I try to use my BlueAnt Q2 bluetooth headset it starts the new Voice Dialler that just doesn't work at all. Can't recognize a ...
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How can I use 2G voice calls in Nexus 7 [duplicate]

I have bought a Google Nexus 7 3G Tablet. But, My country and area doesn't allow me to use 3G sims/Wi-Fi. We have only 2G sims. When I insert the sim, I can connect to the Internet. I can send and ...
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Droid RAZR - Is there any way to clear the numbers from the screen when using the dialer?

When I need to check my voicemail, I have to enter my password, of course. However, when I do, it displays it in big, clearly visible characters across the top of the screen for the duration of the ...
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Is there any way to determine the UMTS RRC state my device is in

I want to determine the RRC state of my device which is HTC Explorer. By RRC, I mean states like FACH,DCH IDLE etc.. I have already tried the following secret codes: *#*#197328640#*#* *#*#7378423#*#* ...
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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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How to make Android phone as my wireless dialer, so that i can dial the phone and send / receive SSH, FTP etc?

How can i make the Android mobile phone number +3900000 as incoming dialing number from computer running Linux (ArchLinux, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu) using modem. Once the connection is made. How is it ...
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Issue with Touchpal Contacts

I just downloaded the Touchpal Contacts app to my Galaxy Nexus (ICS). Under Settings->Contacts and Lists, I have 'Contacts without phone' unchecked, and, indeed, the contacts displayed are only ...
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How to create shortcut in the homescreen for 'Favourites' tab in Dialer?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-I5801). The ones listed as Dialer.favourites and contacts.starred in the 'Choose custom activity' are not working. This happens in both TouchWiz and ADWLauncher
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Dialer is very slow between dialing the number and getting into the call: spinning wheel for 5-10 seconds

I have a Nexus 4 with CM (latest version). For the last few months whenever I dial a number it takes anywhere from 5-10 seconds for the actual call to start. I checked Android SE and didn't find ...
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How to make an HTTP request for incoming/outgoing calls?

I am looking for a way which will allow me to make HTTP requests to my web server when there is an incoming call (or outgoing/missed called etc if possible). This is so that I can log the ...