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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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 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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Samsung Galaxy SIII: Not allowed by SIM

Every now and then I get 'Not allowed by SIM' message when I try to make a call I tried: restarting airplane mode on/off playing with different settings. closing all apps. Sometimes, it helps ...
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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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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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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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Samsung galaxy duos dialer is disappeared

I have restore the phone (Samsung galaxy duos) to factory settings so that my phone dialer and its contact option is disappeared. Can you please confirm the solutions regarding this issue. As my ...
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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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Default dialer on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S3 running ICS (4.0.4). I would like to use the Go Dialer as my default dialer. The stock Phone app does not claim to be the default dialer, and in fact I've downloaded ...
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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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Dialer from lockscreen

What is needed to access a phone dialer from the lock screen, without unlocking? Resultant dialer app wouldn't show Contacts, just be able to dial phone numbers directly. I love being able to sync ...
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Where is stored dialpad touch sounds on CM based roms?

As a title says... I runing Carbon 4.4.4 on Xiaomi Redmi 1S, and I want to change dialpad touch sounds to my own custom, but I can't figure where is stored original touch sounds. Any help will be ...
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make lollipop dialer always show “full call history”

I want to set the dialer on my nexus 6 to always "show full call history". I never want to have to select that again.
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Where is the “frequently called numbers”-list on 4.4.4 (Sony Xperia Z1 compact)

I'm using a Sony Xperia Z1 compact. With an unmodified Sony 4.4.4 android. On my dialer I see: 'contacts' 'call log' 'favorites' and 'groups'. Under favorite there are none (I didn't mark any). I ...
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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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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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Dialling a conference number from the location field in the calendar application?

Background: Our company has recently replaced all of the BB devices with new Samsung Galaxy S4 phones. They are brilliant in terms of the functions available to them compared to that of the BB. ...
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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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How to get Dialler Call Option “Viber, Skype” on Android 4.4.2 with Samsung Galaxy S5

At the dialer screen I do not receive the option to call using regular number, Skype or Viber. How can I fix this so that I'm prompted when I want to make a call? Any suggestion would help me a ...
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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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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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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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How to replace GoogleDialer.apk in Lollipop with an AOSP Dialer.apk

I've made a modified version of Lollipop's AOSP's Dialer.apk and when I run it on an AOSP phone it all works as expected (I've modified the format and content of the notification when there is an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...