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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Screen turns off during call due to problem with proximity sensor - Xperia Z3 compact

I'm using Sony Xperia Z3 compact running Lollipop 5.1.1. My proximity sensor is really faulty (Works only when I press hard on the top left corner of the phone). I'm sure it's the proximity sensor ...
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How to turn off voice dialler Huawei Honor 7

I looked over all settings and couldn't find any way to turn off automatic voice dialler. How do I do it? My phone calls people on its own.
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Questions about “Speed Dial” screen on Nexus' Phones app

The "phone" dialer app on my Nexus 6P (the app that launches when you press the "phone" icon from the homescreen's launchpad) is driving me insane. Is there any way to configure it to go straight to ...
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Hangouts: How to make the phone dialer default (instead of the hangouts dialer)?

Following a recent Hangouts update, when using Android 5 on Nexus 5, in an SMS conversation with a contact, touching the "handset" icon automatically launches the Hangouts dialer, while I would like ...
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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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Dialer screen doesn't come up when 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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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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Default dialer issue

I am using samsung S3 and installed Truecaller on this, now when i make a call from truecaller, the options shown in the popup are only the default dialer and Skype, not truecaller. I have cleared all ...
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Android not hanging up when hangup button is pressed

Phone: Galaxy Note 2; I605 (Verizon- Unlocked) Carrier: T-Mobile Rooted: Yes I have this problem with Android Lollipop where when I cancel a call, the hangup button disappears and the phone says "...
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How to recover discarded contacts?

I was trying to save a number using the basic android dialer first I dialed in the number then I gave a name but then I ended up discarding the saving process, now I am unable to recover the number ...
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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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Nexus dialer default number

When using the default dialer on Nexus, you can search contact with the T9 dialpad. However, I can't seem to find a way to set the defaults for the numbers that come up for each contact. It doesn't ...
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How to change default dialer app in Asus Zenfone 5?

How can I change the default dialer app in Asus zenfone 5. I tried Settings → Apps → All, then selecting the phone app. There was a Clear defaults button which was greyed out. Do I have to ...
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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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A contact can not be found by name in dialer but exists in contacts

There is a contact in my contacts which can't be found by name in dialer, but if type her number in the dialer the name appears. All my contacts are stored in my Google account. How can I solve this ...
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Contact synchronization slows down my phone and dialer

I am using Canvas Nitro A311. The problem with the phone is that its contacts and dialer are always slow. Might be because of contact synchronization process of Gmail accounts. I, turn the auto sync ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disable android call dialer/function for public 3G tablet

I'm putting an Android tablet at a public display area and the tablet needs to be powered by a 3G sim card. I don't want anybody to dial out using this tablet. I read somewhere that I can disable ...
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“Call not sent” when adding a call on Samsung Galaxy S6

Sometimes, when I am on a call and try to add a call, I get an error message that reads, "Call not sent". It only happens sometimes, and I can't figure out the pattern. It seems to be related to 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 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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Dialer app doesn't show dial button

When I tap a number in Chrome Mobile my default Dialer app opens and shows the below screen. I struggle finding out how to actually dial the number, there is no button for that at all. I've been ...
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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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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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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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How do I keep dialpad up long enough for me to enter a conf-call passcode?

I'm using an LG Tribute phone with Virgin Mobile service. Frequently, when I call in to a conference call, I'm asked to enter a passcode. The problem is when I enter a couple of numbers on the dial ...
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Is it safe to use this app and will it cause problems in 6.0?

Classic Dialpad for KitKat and Lollipop Just wanted to check if there's any reason not to use this, here's what the permissions looks like. Click image to enlarge I'm assuming its just a ...
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Dialer problem on Infinix X551

I have problem with my infinix x551, once am dialing or receiving call, i can only see a red button to end the call while calling, also the network name has shifted to top with the picture of the ...
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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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Can't change dialer default app

I installed Full Screen Caller ID (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.androminigsm.fscifree&hl=en), but it doesn't work. I searched about it, they say you should clear defaults of ...
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Nexus 5 with cracked screen - Screen is always off when in a call

I cracked the screen of my LG Nexus 5 (running Android Lollipop 5.0.1). This seems to have made the proximity sensor go haywire. Now, whenever I make a call, the screen immediately goes black and ...
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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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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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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 ends....
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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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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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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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Dialer lags when making a call in Yu Yureka running Lollipop

I upgraded my Yu Yureka to Lollipop using the inbuilt update, and ever since I am seeing a lag while making calls. It takes up to 10 secs to show the call screen after I make the call. I tried ...
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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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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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I erased SNS file now I my dialer has lost all my data

I was having problems with the memory on my phone and it asked that i erase or uninstall programs. So i erased a couple of things including the data of the SNS file. Now my dialer has lost my ...
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Can't make or receive voice calls anymore

I have a Moto G 2013 (XT1033) with latest Lollipop. Suddenly I'm unable to make any voice calls. I open the dialer, input the number, press dial and... nothing happens. Either I'm thrown back to ...
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Offline dialer for android (Kitkat)

I just purchased a Moto G. I can't find a voice dialer that works in places where there is no access to wifi/data. The Google app just displays a message that Google can't be reached. The phone ...