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How do I troubleshoot inconsistent call quality?

I have a OnePlus One phone that has worked great for a long time, but for the past few months, my call quality has been inconsistent. I am on the newest stock rom - Cyanogen12.1.1-YOG7DAS2K1, build ...
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Go Locker and ICE

I am looking at Go locker and cannot fathom how to access your ICE (In Case of Emergency) contacts from the lock screen. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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What is an “Emergency Call,” and can I set number for it?

On the default lock screen, whether using pattern or pin, there is a button at the bottom which says "Emergency Call". But if I try to call my home number or anything it tells me "That is not an ...
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It is possible to call without sim by adding a number as emergency number…?

It is possible to call anyone without sim card...I mean adding anyones number as emergency call number and call anyone as emergency call?
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Android application for emergency text message

My brother was diagnosed with ALS and is struggling with breathing. He can still move his hands and use his Android phone. There are times when he is home alone and no one is watching him, and it ...
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How to perform emergency call while “Android is starting…”

Sometimes when I start my phone I get this "Optimizing app" thing that takes about 10 - 20 minutes for it to finish. During this operation phone is unusable and reset doesn't help as the operation is ...
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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 there a way to send an emergency text and/or email by holding down either of the volume buttons?

A friend of mine recently developed a medical condition that causes sudden shortness of breath, and in one instance, caused her to pass out. In that instance, she said she lost her vision first, so ...
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ICE (Emergency) contacts from lock screen - how to access when SIP is configured?

Using Android version 4.4.2 (on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini). I have added one of my contacts to the OS built-in ICE contact group and assigned to one of the four emergency contact buttons that are shown ...
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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 prepare touchscreen-based Android device for [emergency] calling using only hardware buttons?

If my touchscreen Android phone gets smashed I expect that it can happen that only touchscreen is broken (as it seems to be the most fragile part) while the device itself able to function somehow; and ...
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How do I make “Emergency Call” harder to hit? I keep pocket calling 911!

I have a Samsung Captivate Glide phone running 4.0.4 on the AT&T network. Unfortunately, I have pocket called 911 at least four times. To call 911 on my phone you have to: Activate the lock ...
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Remove In Case Of Emergency association

I was setting up the contacts on my Xperia Z3 (Kit Kat) and entered in my wife as the In Case Emergency contact. However now if I dial her number normally (e.g. from the phone app) it comes up as "In ...
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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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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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Phone going into Emergency calls only after USB tethering for 30 minutes

Since the time I started using USB tethering, my phone has been going into Emergency calls only after 30 minutes of little to no use. I find it a bother to always have to restart my hone to use calls ...
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Changing “Emergency Call” numbers in Samsung phones? [duplicate]

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. It has an "Emergency Call" / "Emergency Dialler" feature. By default it comes with "911" and other American emergency numbers loaded in it, how do I ...
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What's the purpose of “Emergency Call” button on SIM unlock screen?

When SIM is locked with PIN1 or PIN2 and I boot my Android phone, SIM unlock screen appears which contains num key pad and "Emergency Call" button. I have seen this in all Android phones including ...
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Is there a way to allow certain numbers to be called from a locked phone?

When I got my first cell phone I was told to put a "In case of an emergency call XXX" at the top of my list of phone numbers. While I haven't ever benefited directly from that, I have benefited from ...
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What do I need to know about the “weird” Galaxy S Vibrant emergency call handling?

Vibrant support was dropped from CyanogenMod after 7.1 (Gingerbread) due to issues with failed 911 calls. I flashed 7.1 a bit before this was made known, and have since reverted to my stock-based ...