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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Clickable phone number with pauses and bridge/extension in calendar event

What's the proper way (if any) to format a phone number when entering it as the "Location" of a calendar event under ICS (4.0.4, Samsung Galaxy S3, AT&T) so it can be clicked and auto-entered into ...
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Prepend phone numbers with a calling card dial in number

I use a calling card to call my home country and usually it's these steps: Call the dial in number for the calling card company (e.g. 1 800 123 1234) Enter the card PIN code (e.g. 1234 1234 1234) ...
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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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Dialling with favorites

With My old phone as soon as I hit my favorites button, the phone would automatically dial the number that I set as a default. With this phone, when I hit an entry on my favorites list, it brings me ...
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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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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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Did ICS stop supporting clicking a number in text to dial?

I used to be able to click a number inside text (email or web page) to dial it. After upgrading to ics this feature seems to have been removed. Is that so? Any way to get it back? UPDATE: it seems ...
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Long delay for Google Voice prompt if dialed from “Contact” home screen shortcut

I have Google Voice set up to prompt me (whether to dial using GV) every time I make a call (in GV app Settings -> Making calls -> Ask every time I make a call.) When I dial via the Phone app, ...
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Any way to dial international calling codes automatically based on my location?

I do a fair amount of international traveling (currently mostly between the U.S. and Mexico, but will be visiting Europe, Africa, and South America soon, too), and am looking for a dialing app that ...
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Why does the ICS dialer have letters next to the numbers?

It would make sense if it had T9 built in, but it doesn't. So why? They should really implement that btw. I know it exists in custom roms.
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How to set the default dialer?

Where are the configurations to set the default dialer? I installed a new one and want to know where I set the default.
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Calendar Event Location: Diallable Conference call number with host/participant code

In attending/hosting conference calls, I'd like to be able to dial the conference call provider and enter the required PIN code directly from the entry in my calendar. The process I currently use is: ...
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Dialer app becoming too slow and less responsive

It takes almost more than 5-10 seconds to open the dialer application in my phone. This has been happening for a while now and is especially critical since during incoming calls, when my phone snaps ...
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How to increase call log archive to longer than 30 days?

Is it possible to increase the time length covered by call history records? I think it's currently fixed to 1 month, older entries will be deleted by the log rotator. Is this hard-coded? I know there ...
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CM7 Dialer Problems

I am currently running CM7 on an HTC Desire HD. When I make a call, CM7's dialer for some reason has the hold button right where the side of my face touches the phone. I have tried to use tasker to ...
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How can I hide some contacts from dialer?

I am playing around with my brand new Motorola Defy and trying to find a way to manage my contacts. Of course it synced every contact in my Google account... I want to hide some of them, you know, ...
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iPhone-to-Android convert: how do I change the lock screen, set up 2-click speed dialing, etc.

I just left my iPhone 3G for a Samsung Galaxy S II Android phone. I am trying to recreate certain iPhone behaviors and am wondering if it's possible, and how. Android 2.3's default lock screen is ...
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Is it somehow possible to change MANUALLY the format of a telephone number?

In this question Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? @Edelcom asked to change the format of telephone numbers, but he could get his wanted format just ...
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Is it possible to prevent unintentional re-dialling from Call History?

I often unintentionally tap an item in the Call History list and that starts to re-dial the caller. I usually intended to tap the icon to view the duration of the call, but it is all too easy to tap ...
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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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Is it possible to display nicknames in the contact list?

Is it possible to use nicknames, instead of first+last names, as the contact's display name in the contact list and/or the incoming/outgoing call view? Device is Samsung Galaxy S 2. Edit: to be ...
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Could not dial on my galaxy tab

How to get Dialer application on my T-Mobile Galaxy tab?
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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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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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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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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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How do I prevent “No Internet calling account” error?

I'm running 2.3-Gingerbread. Calling was working fine over the telephone network. I set up the internet calling feature by adding an account to test the featuire out. Then I removed the account. Every ...
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Save a number during a phone call

How can I save a number during a phone call? The scenario is that I'm calling someone to get the phone number of someone else. If I just type the number in the dialer, it disappears when the call ...
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Paste number into Dialer

Is it possible to paste a number into the dialer? (or get another dialer that has this feature). I have Android 2.2 (HTC Desire HD)
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Dial 7 digits in an area requiring 10 digits

My area code(402) is going to be requiring everyone to dial 10 digits soon because we're getting an area code overlay(your next door neighbor could have a 531 area code). However, at first everyone ...
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How can I enable haptic feedback on my keypad?

How can I enable haptic feedback on my keypad? By keypad I mean the dial pad thing where you input numbers. I can find an option to turn sound on or off for it but not haptic feedback. I have the ...
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Unable to hang up phone call

I'm using a relatively new G2, and when dialing today, the call did not complete. It stayed in dialing forever. The hangup button did not work. I tried to force a connection failure with airplane ...
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Can I set it so the “Phone” on my phone takes priority over all other apps?

Every once in a while my phone gets very sluggish when I'm multitasking, which is annoying but fine. Is there any way for me to set it so that the Dialer app takes priority over everything else, ...