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 pick the desired contact/contact image when dialing a number shared by two (or more) contacts

This is something that's bugged me about Android for a while and I can't figure out how to change it. Basically, it seems like when I add a contact entry to some app, in particular a launcher app that ...
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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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Contacts app: Groups: ICE - emergency contacts: What is the purpose of this stock integrated group?

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, when I go to Contacts -> Groups there is a special stock group called ICE - emergency contacts. I have looked for the meaning of ICE on Wikipedia but was not able to find ...
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Unlocking screen brings up Phone app on Lollipop

I just updated my Nexus 4 to Lollipop. Now, every time I unlock my phone, the Phone app opens. Surely this is a bug and not a feature. It doesn't matter if I received a notification; and I'm not ...
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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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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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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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ICE Emergency Contacts on Emergency Dialer Screen

On my Samsung Galaxy S 4, I can add contacts to the "ICE - emergency contacts" group. When I initiate the emergency dialer, there are four gray buttons with plus signs. Pressing any one of them brings ...
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How do I change Emergency dialer settings?

I have a Nexus 4. In Israel, we have 3 different numbers for emergency cases: 100 - police 101 - ambulances 102 - fire dept I work on ambulances, and use that emergency number frequently. After ...
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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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Can the native dialer/ringer be preempted?

When my Android phone is ringing (2.3, but also tested on newer versions), I can't do anything else besides answering, rejecting, volume. The problem is, if I have another VOIP application ringing ...
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Why does dialler sometimes fail to dial?

I recently bought a Moto G2, with Android 4.4.4. I'm very happy with it, other than the fact that sometimes when I dial a number, the phone just drops the call immediately, and doesn't even save it ...
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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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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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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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Setting Skype as The Default Dialer on Nexus 5

These two posts, Setting Default Dialer and Setting Nexus Custom Dialer, make it seem straight forward, but it is not. I am not prompted to choose which dialer to use, it only uses Google Dialer ...
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Use new hangouts dialer from google search

The new hangouts app let's me call out from it and uses VoIP... Nice! When I google a business in chrome I often get the business card with a button to call... Nice! But... It opens the regular ...
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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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Voice Dialling opening on lock screen

I've got a Moto G running KitKat and am having an issue where the Voice Dialler (I think that's what it's called) opens up when the phone is in my pocket, locked. I have no idea how it is happening.. ...
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Replacing stock dialer app

I've a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 device, and I don't like the stock dialer app; can I replace (i.e. remove it totally) it with another dailer without breaking the phone functionality?
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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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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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Need to force close the “Phone” (Dialer) app manually

I have LG E612 (Jelly bean 4.1.2). My problem is, my phone (dialer) app will not close automatically when I press "Back" from dialer to Home screen. Phone app is still running in background, and I ...
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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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Is there a way to completely disable the dialer including emergency calls to make an old phone a “tablet”?

I have a Galaxy Nexus (running 4.2.2 if it matters but I'd presume the rules would apply to most Android OS' in general, it isn't currently rooted but I can root it if necessary) that I've recently ...
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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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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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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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Stock dialer app on Andorid Kit Kat does not like to bring up the num pad

Device: Note 2 (Verizon i605) Rom: CyanogenMod 11 (Kit Kat 4.4.2) App; ASOP dialer Whenever I fire up my phone app to call someone, and click on the keyboard, a white box (1/5 of the ...
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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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Android Touch Tone Keypad not working

I have a Galaxy SIII, with the latest version of CyanogenMod. It's getting a little worn out now, so I have a suspicion that the problem may just be age. Anyway, when I call someone, my screen ...
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Diagnostic Codes Disabled In Dialer?

I have a Huawei Ascend Y300 running on Jelly Bean and I can't get any diagnostic code to work on the dialer... The only thing that works is the code for displaying the IMEI: *#06# Every time I enter ...
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how to enable 3g video calling on my s3

Recently I flashed my galaxy s3 with cm10. However, before that I had a videocalling option (android native video call over 3g network) in the dialer and i was on the tw base rom 4.2jb. I wonder, ...
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How to delete the entered number during call

I found no backspace button to edit the number once inserted in keypad during call. I found this when I called my mobile operator customer care service which uses DMT, and suddenly the customer ...
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What does it mean when I see “Throttle limit exceeded” in Dialer?

I made a call to a local pizza place by dialing their number on my Nexus 5, running ParanoidAndroid 4.2 Beta 4. The normal behavior that I would expect is the following: Dial, then do all those ...
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Name dialing doesn't always work on Galaxy Note 3

The problem I have started at my previous phone – Galaxy Note and persists on my new Galaxy Note 3. I like to use name dialing entering first or last name partially on the dialer screen. After ...
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Can't awnser phone with espier dialer pro

how do i get espier dialer pro to ring in stead of stock dialer? Every time I get a call they both ring and I have to hang up and call whoever it was back.
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Software recognizing phone numbers in documents?

On an iphone I've seen a docx file with some phone numbers in it which you could call by just touching them. Is there any android software doing this? There is a question here which seemingly implies ...
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Where can I find the option to set the limits for the call log?

I'm using Cyanogenmod 10.2 and I vividly recall that there was an option to set the limit for the number of entries in the call-log. I can't seem to find that option even though i've been clicking ...
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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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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 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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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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Change the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 white dial pad to another color

I just got a black Galaxy Note 3 from an att store with my upgrade. I saw that the phone dial pad was white when I got it, but I thought I could change it later. WRONG! I have been on lots of ...
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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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My dialer's in-call experience is sideways

Okay... something really weird that just started happening. Before getting into the details, my phone is an AT&T Galaxy S3. I'm running AOKP build aokp_d2att_jb-mr2_milestone-1. The in-call ...
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Wrong aspect ratio of contact images in AOSP dialer app

My phone has Jelly Bean version 4.2.2. The issue is that the AOSP dialer in the phone stretches the contact images vertically on the incoming/outgoing/on-call screen, like so: Even the custom set ...
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Notification bar turns green when I'm having a phone call (Galaxy S4 Plus)?

Whenever I talk to someone and the Phone app and the phone call in progress is not in the foreground, the entire Notification bar turns all green on me. See the screenshots below. When I return to the ...
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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 ...