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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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, ...
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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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Send selected text to dialer

Is there an App that registers itself as a Share Command and lets me send a selected text in a webpage or email to the default dialer? I would like to avoid copy and pasting a number from a webpage or ...
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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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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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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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Android 1.5 Dialer App - Exploit Block

I just read about the remote USSD attack. My hoary old Samsung i7500g phone is vulnerable (confirmed via this site). The solution is to install a (free) secondary dialer, like Dialer One. ...
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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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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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Changing the numbers format when entering phone numbers in the dialer possible?

I'm using a Sony Live With Walkman. The Android 2.3 is in English, and I rather leave that way... But, I find kind awkward the mask input of numbers when I am typing. Is there any way I can change ...
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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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Android 4.3: How to get the dial pad autocomplete

One of the most exciting features announced for the release of Android Jelly Bean 4.3 was the ability to get autocomplete when dialing a phone number in a similar fashion to text keyboard autocomplete ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Make screen lock after call if it was locked before?

I think that I had this feature in my Galaxy S way back in the 2.1-2.2 era, but now I can't figure it out on my Galaxy Nexus (takju, 4.1.1). What I'm looking for is this: if I have the phone locked ...
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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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Cannot receive calls but can make calls on my tablet HCL ME Y2

I recently bought a HCL ME Y2 tablet with Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) installed. It has a SIM slot and when I use the Phone dialer (the blue phone icon app), I can make calls over GSM but when ...
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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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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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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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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 search contacts with T9 dialer on Nexus 4

I had a myTouch Slide 4g rooted and running Android 4.0. I was using the default dialer that came with CyanogenMod's Google Apps ROM. I recently picked up the Nexus 4 (not rooted and the bootloader is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sony Xperia P, Jellybean: Phone dialer application is not working

I have a Sony Xperia P (Sony LT22i), Jellybean. the phone dialer application, I call someone, it takes like for the app to respond and call him or sometimes it doesn't call and I have to restart the ...
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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 ...