Questions tagged [caller-id]

Caller ID (or CLI, CND, CLIP), is a service that transmits a caller's number to the called party's telephone equipment during the ringing signal, or when the call is being set up but before the call is answered.

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Display Landline Caller ID On my android POS device?

I run a takeaway and have just moved to an Android POS. My old windows device allowed me to see the numbers calling on the screen and I could then Identify the customer. Does anyone know of any ...
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Is it possible to allow Private Number or Hidden Number calls past DND?

Background: My wife and I are foster parents, and our sponsoring agency uses its on-call phone system to call foster parents for emergency placements. The system has a single inbound number that ...
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How can I tell which number my contact used to call me?

I've got a contact with several different (mobile) numbers. When they call me, I see their name, but not the specific number they're currently using. Also when looking at the call history after the ...
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Any way to control the volume/mute for Caller ID announcement?

I really like the "Caller ID announcement" feature, where it announces the number calling you. However, I've noticed it announces it regardless of my volume or mute settings. I do not want ...
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SMS sender ID does not identify inbound SMS numbers with (9)

I live in Argentina. Whenever I receive a phone call from +54 11 xxxx-xxxx and I have that number associated with Roger in my contacts, Roger is identified. But if I don't pick up for whatever reason, ...
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Display a user-entered note when a contact calls

In android is there a way to display a user entered note specific to a contact whenever that respective contact calls? Something like this... For context, it has to be similar to how Truecaller app ...
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How does a incoming call show my location?

I got a spam call on my mobile recently and while the phone was ringing, on the screen I can see my location displayed along with incoming person's name. Why my phone was showing my own location for ...
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Android ePos caller ID app help!

Hi basically I have a new ePos system at my shop, they have a feature where it automatically inputs the callers number into the system to bring up their ‘profile’ from previous orders they’ve made. ...
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How does Photo Caller ID work?

Sometimes someone will call me and their photo will show as the phone rings. In the cases I'm referring to I've never added a photo to the contact---somehow the phone picks up their image over the ...
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Display details stored in address book while receiving a call

Let's consider a situation where I have lot of people in my contact list named Kumar. Is there a way to display all or some of the details stored in address of a contact while receiving a call? like ...
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ID a caller regardless of custom number prefix and/or suffix

Where I'm living right now people can call you with reverse charges by adding 99 prefix to the call. The problem if that the received call ID appears with 99 as prefix and suffix, and unless you know ...
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Call with another caller ID

Dear Android enthusiasts, I have a landline telephone with expensive calling rates, while the contract in my android smartphone is quite cheap. In order to save money I would like to call with my ...
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How prevent my phone from hiding the country code?

My Samsung s8+ called id only shows the local phone number without country code. (023455678 instead of +123455678) How can I fix it?
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Is it possible to modify the Caller ID shown on my phone?

I live in South Korea and receive a lot of calls from overseas. One thing that bothers me is that because of the local regulations international caller ID always contain an international prefix as ...
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Redirect calls from hidden numbers before I pick up

I'm getting calls from a hidden number. Since the first call I've set up a blocking rule for hidden numbers, but they haven't stopped. I want to get a little more creative. The next time they call, ...
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Where can I find the Caller ID settings on BQ version of Android N?

I have a BQ Aquaris U, which I have upgraded to Android 7.1.1, but now when I call somebody, my number is private. I cannot find where the related setting is moved. Thanks for the help!
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When calling from my phone - how do I hide my caller id when calling people that are not in my contacts?

I have switched phone brands (my last phone ― a Lumia 1020 ― had this option) and now I have a One Plus 3 now (with root and fully updated). How can I make sure that when calling someone, my number ...
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Advanced call diverting to know from which number this call is diverted

I have diverted several numbers to my primary number , I want to know from which number this call be diverted Is there any app showing like this call is diverted from this number ....???, Please ...
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Dark caller ID picture for incoming call

Why does incoming caller ID picture is dark while outcoming call picture is full brightness? Is it some reason for it? Can I fix it? I find it annoying especially outdoors where the screen is pretty ...
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Custom ring tone for callers who block their caller ID?

How can I set a custom ringtone for callers who block their caller ID? I don't want the same ringtone for callers who don't block caller ID but are also not one of my contacts (otherwise, I could set ...
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How can I send incoming calls from unknown numbers directly to voicemail?

I have received incoming calls from an unknown number (no caller ID provided). When I answer, I get a recording which is clearly spam. Is there a way to send calls from an unknown number directly to ...
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Regex Caller ID (match suffix)

I get calls from a queue from my phone provider. The phone provider distinguishes these calls by adding a suffix. 12345678 becomes 1234567801 I would like to make a contact with a phone number ...
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How can I get rid of "Caller Name ID" from notification panel?

"Caller Name ID" appears on the notification panel constantly even though I clear all the notifications. How can get rid of this? (I'm not asking how to uninstall this app.)
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Looking for a way to forward SMS messages from a spesific numbers

I'm looking for a way to forward SMS messages received on my phone from a specific number. The problem is that the number is a "service", meaning I don't see a number, I see a name like "AMEX", "...
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Caller ID for forwarded calls

Let's say I have a fixed line phone, say 2xxxxxxx1. I have set this phone to forward all calls to my Moto G, say 9xxxxxxxx2. Now whenever I receive a call that was forwarded, I see two numbers in the ...
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How to get Full Screen Caller id?

In my Nexus 4 i have successfully synced the contacts with their google plus and assigned them with their profile picture. The issue is when i call them (outgoing calls) i am able to get their pic in ...
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Any way to change my caller id?

Is there any way to change my own caller ID so the person I'm calling sees my Google Voice number instead of the number associated with my SIM card? My Google Voice number is my primary number and I ...
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How to make an HTTP request for incoming/outgoing calls?

I am looking for a way which will allow me to make HTTP requests to my web server when there is an incoming call (or outgoing/missed called etc if possible). This is so that I can log the ...
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Hide contacts from Contacts, but still have them appear when the contact calls

There are some contacts I almost never dial, and never wanna dial, but I still don't want them to show up as unknown when they call me. Otherwise I could just put them in a group and hide them. Would ...
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Incoming calls: no caller info when device is locked

When my phone is locked, if somebody calls, I am not able to view the caller details on the screen. I can only find the receive and decline options. How can I change this?
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Samsung Galaxy S not displaying contacts, only unknown is shown [closed]

My Galaxy S Duos only shows unknown on the display when I have saved phone book contacts calling me? How and what do I do to get numbers to be displayed?
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Not able to see who is calling in HTC Desire C when connected to computer

When HTC desire C is connected to the laptop, the screen gets locked and if a call comes, the phone is not showing the caller details. Also there is no option to unlock the phone when it is connected ...
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Having Strangers' Names in Caller ID Display

Tired of not being able to tell who's calling me at all, I ended up putting out the additional monthly cost and getting caller ID display in my phone plan. And since I took it, I... still cannot tell ...
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How can I redirect a call, incall

I want to get a call from somebody and after talking with him redirect that person to another number, on my charge, like call-centers do. Is that possible and if that's so, there is any application ...
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My CallerId is not revealed when using Internet Calling (VoIP) on ICS

I configured my VoIP account with ICS Internet Calls, so I can call over WiFi using a VoIP account. However call receivers don't get my Caller ID, instead it comes up as withheld/unknown number. ...
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Voice announcement of phone calls?

When my phone gets a call it announces either the number or contact of caller. Where can I turn this off or on? I am using Galaxy S3 / Android 4.0.4.
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Display additional information on the incoming call screen

I have a HTC wildfire running cyanogenmod and I really want to display the Organization for contacts along side their name and picture on the incoming-call screen. Does anyone know of any settings/...
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Nexus S after update to JB doesn't show callers name

I've installed the update to Jelly Bean on my Nexus S and when someone calls, it shows only the phone number of the contact (the contact was saved in the contant list) and not the name of the person. ...
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Why is Caller ID not working since 4.0.4 update on Droid 4?

I have a Samsung Droid 4. I keep all information about my contacts in Google Voice. In the past, this has always worked seamlessly. However, since my phone updated it's operating system to version 4....
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Phone number shown as unknown. Always says sender is invalid [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S SHW-M1105 and it displays my phone number as unknown. Is there a way to change it? And one more when I try to reply a message it says the sender is invalid. Someone please ...
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Sim contacts on call screen?

Is it possible to see contacts from SIM on the incoming call screen and in SMS messages? I did only find apps for managing them. I am using Cyanogen 7.2 (that’s Android 2.3.7) if that matters. NOTE: ...
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An FB Contact name not displaying while calling, Only number shows up

I have a couple of contacts in my Samsung Galaxy S i9003 which runs Android 2.3.6, which are retrieved from my FB contact list. That means, those names and contact numbers are not saved in my SIM/...
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How can I show someone's name instead of their number when someone calls?

I want to hide the number when some calls me and just display their name. How can I do that?
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How can I make anonymous calls for everyone but contact list?

I want to show my caller id to everyone in my contact list but be anonymous for new numbers... do you know a method/app?
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Can I still get caller ID in Gingerbread without having it as a service from my provider?

In Gingerbread, Settings > Call settings > Additional settings > Caller ID, there are 3 options available: Network default Hide number Show number I'm currently paying $5 a month to get caller id. ...
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Caller ID for SMS doesn't recognize contacts unless I add the country code to all

If I have a contact with the number 099123456, the caller ID doesn't recognize it, I need to change it to +59899123456. My phone is a Galaxy S2. I have friends with other android phones (Galaxy S1, ...
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Withheld, unknown or new number filtering - by asking caller to state their name

How can I make my phone do the following if the number is unknown: Answer the phone Play a message that says "As you are calling from an unknown number, please State your name" Record their reply Put ...
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Say caller name feature

I am missing that feature from Nokia devices, Is there a chance to make my Xperia X10 say callers name when I have incoming call
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How do I get a full screen caller photo id?

What do I need to install/change so that when I get a call the picture of the caller is in fullscreen mode instead of the regular small image.
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