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When someone calls me and I don't want to pick up nor reject (sending to voicemail), I silence the ringing and have to wait until the ringing is over before I can use my phone again (the screen is stuck on showing me that I'm getting a phone call).

I want to be able to both silence the call and get back to what I was doing immediately, even if the other side is still ringing. Is this possible?

I'm on a Samsung S7 Edge with Android 6.0.1.

  • Just an idea - try to press Home button. – Άνδρας Sep 27 '16 at 8:50
  • @Alex.S I did (along with every physical button on the device) and it doesn't work. – MasterMastic Sep 27 '16 at 9:07
  • Try "Call Control- Call Blocker". It is on the play store and my friend say's it works like a charm. – Ryan Noles Sep 27 '16 at 14:32
  • Did the Macrodroid solution not help? – beeshyams Sep 30 '16 at 6:17
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    @beeshyams Not sure yet :P I'm waiting to see if there's any native solution, which would of course be more preferable. I don't think one is going to come though, unfortunately. I'm a bit wary of Macrodroid being an overkill but I'll try it as soon as I have the time. Thanks a lot for your help by the way. It's very much appreciated. – MasterMastic Sep 30 '16 at 6:25
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Macrodroid , easy to learn automation app can help you

You can create a macro as below to

  • Reject calls

  • Create customisable SMS to let the callers know reason for rejection

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To activate the macro you have two choices :

  • In Constraints add the condition you want the macro to run, like day of the week or time of day

  • From the app widget . Select the widget, drop it on to your home screen and assign this macro to the widget. You would then be able to manually enable / disable the macro if the earlier option is not suitable

To understand how MacroDroid works and required settings, my answer here

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