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How to get exact call time?

How can I get the exact time that a specific call took place? If I go to "recents" in the phone app, I see entries with times that read like Mobile, Yesterday. I need the exact time, down to 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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Get the first time Android device launched or used

I am about to buy a new nexus 4, the seller claims its never been used. Is there any guaranteed way to check the mobile first time use? Thanks
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Is there a way to see call log with duration?

I need to log how long I spend on the phone. In lollipop this send impossible. First, the dialer only shows the start time. Second, if I make multiple calls to one number the logs become ...
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Delete individual call log

In Gingerbread and before, long-click on an individual call log gave you also the option to delete it. Now, in ICS, while in the Call log tab, on long-press: on contact image(red): it opens the ...
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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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Phone app: what does the blue forbidden sign (with optional blue “A” in front) mean in the call log?

I have the following question concerning the Samsung Galaxy SIII: When one taps Phone -> Logs it is possible to see the following icons: Incoming calls which were answered and received text ...
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Recovering a Missed Call

I just received a call today, but my phone locked up during the call, and when I went to the missed call list, the number didn't show up. Is there any way to somehow recover the number that was ...
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Phone log shows numbers not Contact Names after installing Samsung S3 Security Update

My Galaxy S3 was working great until I installed a security update yesterday (26/11/12). Immediately after, the names dropped off the calls list and it is now showing phone numbers only.
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Synchronizing Call log with Gmail

I have noticed a label in my Gmail with name Call Log. And it contains the some Call Logs of my Phone. I haven't created that Label. I thought it was because of the Mails synchronization. But the same ...
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Share a number from call history to calendar

On my s3, I would like to make a calendar entry after some one called me and put the number in the description field on the calendar. I'm thinking this would be easy, just share the number from call ...
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How to view all calls logs for a contact?

I am using Galaxy S 3 phone with Android 4.1.2 Is there a way to view all call logs for a specific contact?
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Call Recorder not using microphone to record the other side

Any Call Recorders that are digital - not using my microphone to listen to what is said in the other end? What about recording calls over Bluetooth? (It seems most most of these applications record ...
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View Android phone's call log from PC

My Android phone's screen suddenly stopped working - gone totally blank. I am getting lots of incoming calls, but am unable to view who is calling or pick the call. Also just before it stopped working,...
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Edit SMS and call log history

I have a bunch of friends who have changed their phone numbers. I have already updated their numbers in the contact list, but the call log and the SMS conversations still have the old number, and thus ...
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Convert number in call log to Gmail Contact

When I get a call from some number I know I want to convert it into a contact. I expected to be able to do something like long press, then type the contact name, but when I long press and select add ...
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Does Android 2.2 log digits dialed during a call, and if so, how can I clear this log?

Some voice jails that I call require me to enter a password. Are the digits I type while a call is active logged (as call dialing is), and if so, how can I remove them from the log? As you might guess,...
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How to manually restore Call Log from adb backup on OnePlus One? (SMS already restored)

I ran adb backup with all the backup flags on my OnePlus One (which I had gradually upgraded from 44S to 05Q). Then I wiped it, reimaged it with a fresh image of 05Q, and tried to restore my SMS and ...
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Are calls made by third-party apps logged?

For the first time I installed app that can make calls automatically (sms/call screener). What worries me is this level of permissions -- however I have to no choice really because stock screener (...
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Android - Call log/ history : Retrieve a dialed number when there was no network coverage

I dialed a number when I had no network support but it does not appear in the call history of my android phone. Is there any way to get it ? (system logs or whatever) THanks a lot in advance, Jack
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last digits invisible from call history

I have recently bought Sony Xperia and recently have been facing this weird problem. The last 2 digits of the phone number in call history are invisible. And this is not the case for whole history, ...
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Is there a common Android option that keeps call logs as long as there is space on the phone?

I think the question says it all. I was wondering if I can make my android phone never delete call logs. That's it.
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Call log always shows '13' missed calls

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III. My call log always shows '13' missed calls. I tried with restarting the phone etc., But no change. Is there any way to fix the issue without resetting the phone?
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Hide call logs across user profiles

I've created two user profiles on my android phone. One Main and the other one(let's call it Child) is a separate user(NOT the default Guest). But whenever I switch between users, the call logs can be ...
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Distinguishing between placed received and non-received calls

On my Android phone, under the list of all phone calls, there are several distinct icons to distinguish between: outgoing calls (a green arrow pointing away from the phone) missed calls (a red arrow ...
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Is it possible to show “all calls” on my Samsung Galaxy S?

Under phone -> logs -> menu key -> view by there are options for all logs, dialled calls, missed calls, received calls, sent messages and received messages. Is it possible to show "all calls" instead?...
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Access the call-log to complement what has been banned by policy

I used to use Appliqato's Call Recorder. A few days ago Google Play's policy changed so no call-recording application could access the call-log information. This means now the calls are like "...
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Same phone number with multiple extensions always get registered in the call log with one single user

I'm using the default factory Dialer, Call Log, Contacts app (all those options are running under the same app) on LG L90 running Lollipop 5.0.2. I created multiple users with the same phone number ...
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How to edit number before calling on Android, it was a standard feature in basic phones Nothing shows up on any android forum regarding this

I want to edit a contact before calling. Lets say I dialed a number by mistake I don't add 0 for a out of state number. In earlier basic non-smart phones you had an option in the call history where ...
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Read information from old Kies3 call log backup files

I have discovered that my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone has a limit in the number of items retained in the call log, after which the oldest calls are deleted. Having previously suspected that this could be ...
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“Share” a phone call

I would like to "share" meta data from a phone call with any app, using Android's standard sharing feature. The idea is to create a note in e.g. Podio or Evernote after receiving or placing an ...
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Cant see call log on Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

This is all I get when I follow the instructions for viewing your call log. When I get a missed call, the notification shows at the top and when I click it then I get this screen. I can't find ...
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Where are WhatsApp call logs stored?

I know about the .db files and files that are used to store messages or so, but I need to know where are the call logs stored too. Thank you very much.
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“Unknown” vs “Private number” on the Samsung Galaxy S3's stock call log

I've recently got two calls on my Samsung Galaxy S3 with stock (TouchWiz) firmware. One was marked as coming from a "Private number", while the sender of the second one was apparently "Unknown". ...
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Call Log or now called Recent Calls

Where did the ability to sort and see your calls either by missed calls (those that you did not answer), received calls (those that you answered) and Dialed calls (those that you dialed.) There is no ...
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How can I keep track of all types of contact interactions in one place?

I'd like to record the interactions with different companies (e.g., the cable company) and document my interaction with them by recording the phone calls, uploading photos/pdfs of paperwork and set ...
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Changing default behaviour of the Phone app in Oreo

Each time when I open the Phone app, I see Favourites tab (first one) as default. This is completely useless for me, because Google uses its weird logic to tell me which contacts are my so called ...
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Phone/Text/Contact History?

Does Android keep a log of numbers contacted similar to the Phone Call Log/History but for texts? My mother accidentally deleted a bunch of texts. The actually messages themselves are unimportant, ...
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How can I see what calls were automatically rejected with the “only receive calls from contacts” option?

I've been expecting a call back about a job and I just realized I've had my phone on only receive calls from contacts. Is there any way to recover those past calls or see if someone else has called me?...
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Blocked History not working after Marshmallow upgrade in Lenovo K3 note

I recently upgraded my Android system in 'Lenovo K3 Note' to Marshmallow. Now, I can't see Blocked History in the Contacts. I could see the notification that some calls are blocked, but I can't see ...
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Micromax Canvas 2 Restarting Problem. Show modem log on the way?

I got sick of this. Whenever i restart my phone it shows "Modem log on the way". I don't know what type of log they are but it creates a folder in my internal storage named "mtklog" which contains ...
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my phone stopped showing contacts or logs.

First there was just a lag. Then it showed nothing but was able to use the search function to find the right contact in the list. Finally nothing works. Have to go to Google Contacts to find my ...
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Disappearing call logs later automatically it can be viewed…!

Am using Samsung note 3 neo from few day I am facing a problem in call logs whenever this is a missed call, dialed call or rejected call that will not show in call log for certain period later it will ...
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My phone dials #3282 (#DATA) by itself. Which app did it?

For about the last month, I occasionally find my Cricket Samsung Amp Prime (Android 7.1.1) dialing #3282 (#DATA) without me initiating it. According to my call log, it started on October 1, 2018. It ...
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Contacts Call Log

I have several hundred calls to one of my employees over the last 2 years. Every time I try to call up his contact information, the entire call history loads and it takes minutes. How can I prevent ...
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How to keep the extension code of outbound dialing?

We can dial (555)555-5555,2000 so as to reach the extension code 2000 on Lollipop and later. However, the call log shows only (555)555-5555. I tried a couple of call log apps and dialer apps, but it ...
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Any way to view or download Google Hangouts Call History?

The Android Google Hangouts Dialer app is very limited when it comes to VoIP call history. It only shows the last 100 (approx) calls, even though Google keeps a complete history. For calls made more ...
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Why does a contact show up in call log, but not in contact application?

I have a friend with a Sony Xperia Z3 compact experiencing a problem where a contact is accessible from the call log, but not from the contacts application. Contact does not show up in contacts ...
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Change the date format of the default Phone app in Micromax canvas 4

In the Phone app (which came as as a preinstalled on my Micromax canvas 4 Device, running Android 4.2), the date format used (in the call logs for example to show history of calls placed/received) is ...
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Split phone calls by day

Is there any Android app that allows me to see my phone calls (number, total time) split by each day? Or do I have to dig it out manually from my call log (quite unhandy)?