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This is likely a combination of two things: a) stuff that the dialer has to load on startup and b) possibly shortage of memory (RAM) created by loading those things. The biggest gains are to be had by resolving (a) however, this will also have the side effect of resolving (b) You might like to try clearing the following: Call log - this is loaded each ...


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Go to your Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications. Select the 'All' tab and scroll to the current dialer app. Scroll down and press the 'Clear defaults' button. Now when you select dial, you should be prompted to select a particular app and also have the opportunity to set a new default.


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I would assume it's because there are still phone numbers that are distributed with convenience letters (e.g. "phonewords") in them, and there are probably still automated call answering programs that use them. The letters on the numpad far predate T9. For the US specifically, Wikipedia also has an article that explains the history of telephone numbers and ...


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If you root the phone, go into Manage Apps and you can disable the dialer, it will remove it from the home page. Contacts can also be disabled. There are also numerous ways to put the phone in Airplane mode so it's persistent after restart. Click image for larger version NOTE: disabling dialer does not disable the emergency dialer, but airplane mode ...


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It seems somewhat buried, but on my HTC Droid Incredible I navigate to Settings > Language & Keyboard > Touch Input > Text Input. Under Other Settings I can set "Vibrate when typing."


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You can just save the numbers in international form. For example, Bob's would be +1-123-555-1234 and Alice's +52-33-33-12-34-56.


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Try this Call Confirm app. This application is going to ask you whether to call or Hangup the contact what you touched on Call History.


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I think Gary's answer is correct for the ordinary keyboard, but on my phone, other haptic feedback is controlled by another setting, equally hidden away at: Settings > Sound > Vibrate feedback (right at the bottom) For me (HTC Desire HD), this enables haptic feedback on the dialler keypad, as well as on the touch-sensitive home, menu, back and search ...


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I had the same issue, not with Cyanogen, but stock android in Nexus 5 phone. I solved the issue temporarily as follows : Go to Settings > Developer Options Change Animator Duration Scale to 0.5x (may be more. At first I set it in None, so it didn't work. Changing to 0.5x solved my problem. I didn't check other options like 1x etc). This method solved ...


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Before you place a call there is a backspace symbol to the right of the numbers that you've entered that you can use to delete any of the numbers that you've already entered. However, once you've actually rung a number and started a call, the backspace disappears and you can't delete numbers (as in your screenshot in the question). The reason for this is ...


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I found that Number Saver is the closest to a solution. It adds an icon to the notification area when on call and will even automatically switch to speakers when run during a call


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I don't think there is any way to prioritize threads/apps in Android. Programatically you'd set thread priority here, but it would be your threads in your app. You shouldn't be able to do this against someone else's app unless you had their developer signature as all applications are sandboxed from each other (unless permission is given). Instead, I would ...


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As you're using a Galaxy S2 which has Samsung's TouchWiz interface layered over the Android OS, some of your questions are specific to Touchwiz, so I'll answer them that way too, in a way that may not be helpful to people with a different interface: Yes, there are a number of Lockscreens built in, if you go into Settings -> Location and Security, then you ...


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I experienced a similar situation with my Samsung Galaxy GT-i5700 (SPICA), and I got up to a very weird solution to this: It seems that the huge number of SMS was causing the mobile to further slow down (apart from the large number of apps in the device). I then deleted many of the messages, and there was a significant improvement in the dialer operating ...


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Slowdowns like this on phones older than 1 year old are most likely a side affect of memory shortages. To check to see if this is the issue, go to the Android settings and look at SD card & Phone Storage. The last item, "Available Space" should be 17 Mb or more. If you are using the Email app (NOT Gmail) then you should check your trash folder. In mail, ...


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You can search your contacts easily by "typing letters". The dialer instantly interprets the input phone number also as text input (just like T9 does) and shows contacts that match below the actual number. For example if you want to dial Smith you should dial 76484. No need to press 4 three times to get "I".


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I just tested my own phone by loading Dylan Reeve's web page and to my surprise the Lookout app I have installed stopped it. I guess Lookout also functions as a dialer. According to this page there is a version that supports 1.5 (although I'm not sure if that version does include protection from USSD attacks). I haven't tried it myself but, according to ...


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Actually this feature does exist, but it is disabled by default, so to enable it in a vanilla Android Jelly Bean 4.3 you must follow the steps below: Open your Phone app, tap the dialer tab (first one at the left). Tap the action overflow icon (at bottom right corner) and tap Settings Scroll down to section Other call settings. You'll see the option Dial ...


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Have you tried Google's Quickoffice? It detects numbers (and underlining them), and lets you click the number to open the dialer with that number.


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The dialer may have hard-coded the API key for the lookup service. The error occurs when too many requests are sent using a single API key in a short interval.


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I found a workaround. By clicking new call button, I am able to type new number and execute service codes.


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After unlocking, when I press the Phone icon (on the TouchWiz interface's dock at the bottom of the home screen) it takes me to the last dialler view I used, whether that's the keypad, Log or Favourites. Doesn't yours do that? If you literally mean the same 3 people, then the quickest way would to put a shortcut for them on your home screen. Just long-press ...


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I've had the same problem. Try this: go to Settings; Call; Use Internet Calling; and select the middle option: Only for Internet calls. I haven't encountered the problem since I did this. Good luck!


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Do you have an app called "Voice Changer" installed? I've read that it can cause this. Also if you have google voice installed, do you have it set to "Never Dial with Google Voice"? If those are not the cause, do you have any other "Phone Linking" apps or "Sip Dialers" etc, remove them and see if your issue stops.


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I was also looking for something like this, but then found out a solution that works for me. While on call, click Home button and go to contacts and add new contact. The active call stays in notifications and you can bring it back up anytime.


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It's possible that your phone does not support the code. If you look at one of the comments in the askvg link you shared in the comment, one user says: LCD TEST Does not work for Galaxy S2. However, another user replied that it is supported, but with a different code.


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On rooted devices, you can disable the following packages to disable all telephony features: Phone Dialer TelephonyProvider Contacts Contacts Storage ContactsProvider Depending on the device manufacturer and OS version, some of these apps might not exist, or be named differently.


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I'm guessing the Dialer froze. Try holding the Home button, going into Task Manager, and killing the dialier process. As Matt mentions in the comments, You can do the same thing from the home screen by pressing menu then going to settings > Applications > Manage Application then choose the "phone" or "dialer" app and click "stop"


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Sure can. Assuming you have already copied the phone number you're looking to dial, just long press on the area of the dialer where the number appears and choose "Paste". (Tested on a stock Motorola Droid with Android 2.2.1)


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A solution is to use Number Saver which automatically suggests to call a number if the clipboard contains it.



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