Questions tagged [calls]

Generic tag for questions regarding mobile network telephone calls using your Android device. Please check first if a more specific tag exists for your issue (e.g. 'voip' or 'callerid'; the full tag wiki lists more examples).

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Is 3G network always available when 4G network is? [closed]

I'm going to buy an Android phone which has unfortunately blocked 4G calls by the operator. Only 3G calling will be possible. I think it's enough for voice, but: Since I travel a lot, is the 3G ...
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Family Link Always Allow Phone

Been looking into this and reading articles for the last hour or so and haven't come up with anything. The simple version of what I'm trying to do, is when my kids are grounded or at school that I'd ...
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Make a phone call in one SIM and simultaneously browse with the other

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10e SM-G970F that I'd like to use for phone calls and simultaneously as an hotspot (WiFi tethering) to browse from my laptop. The phone has 2 sim cards. I'm unable to make a ...
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Will a Zoom meeting be automatically muted during a voice call?

The meeting was being attended from the same android phone on which I received the voice call. This is Android 11. I was using a Bluetooth earpiece for the meeting, which I also used for the voice ...
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How to have text reminder popup when receiving calls from specific contacts?

Use case: I would like to be able to add a note that is displayed the next time a certain person calls. For example when "Joe" calls it shows me a note such as "Joe has peanut allergies&...
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Why do my calls hang up?

Several times a week, the call suddenly ends and says "called ended." That's it. That's all the information my Pixel 2 gives me. "Call ended." Is it a cell network issue? Did the ...
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Call declined on Android 11

I got a very strange situation when on Android 11 I got call declined. The caller is in favorites, did not set any filtering. This happen after 23:30h (11:30 PM). The problem is not in lost of mobile ...
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Disable automatic screen turn-off even if I am not near the phone during call

I have a non-rooted Samsung Galaxy S9 running on Android 10. If I am placing my phone on a table during a call (using an external headset), it will turn off the screen after a couple of seconds. How ...
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How to add the "this call is being recorded to all phonecalls"?

In many countries it's illegal to record a phonecall without prior consent of the other party. How can I add that automated quote by default to all my phonecalls? So far I only found apps that would ...
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How to tidy up call-finished screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy A21s running Android 11, One UI Core 3.1. When I finish a phone call, all this crap shows up: How do I get rid of all the stuff which is unrelated to the phone call? Create ...
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How can I configure Android's default phone calling application do that the screen doesn't turn off automatically after ca. 20 seconds during a call?

When I make a phone call using the speaker, the screen turns off after about 20 seconds after the call started. How can I configure Android's default phone calling application do that the screen doesn'...
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Can I give an app the permission to see my calls without allowing to read all my notifications?

I bought one of these cheap smartwatches (Xiaomi Mi Band 4c). To use it, I need to install the Xiaomi Wear app. I really like the option to notify me when I get a call. This way I keep my phone in ...
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How to get out of RTT mode on Samsung S20FE during call

I recently purchased it and never even saw this option on my old Pixel 3 XL. I'm using the Google phone app. The button looks like this: ]1 I've seen many solutions which revolve around turning it ...
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Why wi-fi calling turned off on reconnection of wi fi?

I am not getting any no cellular network at my home and I have broadband connection. When I go in cellular network area turn on mobile data and came back to home my wi fi calling works perfectly, ...
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Does WiFi calling also send SMS over data lines?

Our only carrier in this area gives us one bar at home due to thick brick walls. I read that Android supports WiFi calling. This has helped phone call quality immensely. Does SMS also get sent via our ...
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Whatsapp calls get laggy the longer the device is running

On my older Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P3100) with Android 4.1.2, which I only use for messaging, both calls and videocalls start to get laggier and laggier the longer the device is running. If I make a ...
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IOS style call/VoIP to all/specific devices on local network

I get my calls on a master device. I might not have that device with me all the time, but it is always connected to local network either on Wi-Fi or its own mobile hotspot. My carrier supports VoIP ...
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Can an app process the in-call audio signal?

Does android allow that an app could process incoming call audio? This is a disability related requirement, for a user who is distressed by extraneous sounds from poor quality microphones and muzac ...
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Voice Changer in Realtime GSM Phone Call

hello I was wondering whether it would be possible to apply voice changer on GSM Phone call in realtime? If possible, then I'm thinking of using a voice changer mechanism to secure the voice data ...
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People can't hear me over the phone only - intermittently

Only when conducting a regular phone call, sometimes - the other side can't hear me. Usually as soon as the call starts - they'd be able to hear me just fine and then few seconds into the call they ...
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Is it possible to intercept phone calls and override the voice data?

I am researching whether it is possible to intercept a mobile phone calls and modify the voice data to be transmitted ? Can we intercept and retrieve voice data for modification before transmission?
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How to make a call from a phone without SIM using a hotspot with SIM?

I would like to use a single SIM by installing a mobile hotspot at home. This mobile hotspot could be a dedicated hotspot device or an older smartphone with hotspot enabled. This hotspot will serve ...
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No backspace on the telephone numerical keypad after the call is made

I call a number, it answers, I go thru the phone tree and am asked for my credit card number. I make a mistake why is there no back space or delete? I have to hang up and call back each time!
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Ringtone volume keeps turning off

Using Samsung Galaxy A41 on Android 10, my ringtone volume is automatically resetting to 0 all the time - which means that I'm missing phone calls. I don't have any apps installed that should be doing ...
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How to receive email when missing or receiving call or sms?

I have a couple of phones with their own sim cards and provider (for many different reasons) and so, given I don't want to: Hear different ringtones Hear the same ringtones but multiplied Monitor all ...
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Able to text and use internet, but no phone calls

It is a refurbished Yureka Note. I added a newly activated sim in it. It's sending and receiving text messages. After saving the gprs/mms settings sent by mobile operator, I am able to use internet (...
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Incoming call answer button - Square or round, Android 11, LG V60 ThinQ

Android 11 - LG ThinQ V60 phone Using Voice to redirect phone calls. When an incoming call comes in, the answer button is sometimes square, and a simple touch answer/ignores. Sometimes it is round, ...
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How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S10 (Android 10, One UI 1.0)?

How can one disable automatic screen turn-off during call on Samsung Galaxy S9? All the solutions I have seen so far do not apply to Android 10, One UI 1.0. For example, I don't see any Turn off ...
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I want to block spam calls. The first six digits are the same but the last four keep changing. The first six digits are legitimate?

I get numerous calls that begin with 289 600 followed by the last 4 digits that keep changing. So, I can not block using the first six digits. Will it be possible then to block these spam calls which ...
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Whatsapp Bug - Voice is not sent outside of local network

I encountered a somehow strange problem, which leaves me in the dark. I have a Samsung S10 connected to my local WLAN. When i call my relatives - whether voice or video call - my voice and video is ...
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How do I archive old phone numbers?

I have contacts from years ago (college friends, old colleagues, etc.) that I don't want to delete, but I also don't want to accidentally butt-dial at 3 am. How do I archive those old numbers for ...
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How do I completely mute the sound in phone calls?

I don't mean I want to mute the ringtone, and I don't mean I want to mute my own microphone. I want to mute the sound of the other person on the call. When I use the volume control during a call, I ...
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Recording calls reliably using pre-installed hidden functionality

While poking around the activities available for the pre-installed apps on an older non-rooted Samsung Galaxy Android 7.0 phone, I noticed one for recording phone calls. It was located in package com....
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How do I turn off screen turnoff during call?

Even though thr light sensor still works as Ive checked, it turns of screen automatically no matter how lighted the area is and i can only reuse the screen once the call is over. I've followed other ...
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How to block Friend number if repeated declined calls?

Assume you drive a car and listen to Teams conference, while you receive a call from your friend. You decline the call, otherwise you could not follow the Teams conference. Your friend calls you ...
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Making a call Google Assistant by saying "Call Mom & Dad" shows "App is not installed."

I have an Android Head unit in my car running Android 8.1 It has Google Assistant and almost all of the voice commands I've tried work normally except for making calls with the command "call Mom ...
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MacroDroid - To only allow certain people to automatically answer calls

I'm trying to set up a macro using MacrdoDroid to automatically answer calls whenever they occur. However, I only want it to happen when certain people call me. I've tried adding the person's name to ...
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Only the most recent call to/from a person is showing

I have a Blue V5 ("V5" on the box, reports "G5" on the phone) with Android version 9 build PPR1.180610.011 I want to see all of the calls made to a particular person on my contact ...
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Exporting call records with phone call recordings from Mega Call Recorder Advanced app

This is a long-shot, but I really hope someone can help. I was using the Mega Call Recorder Advanced Android app to record phone calls for quite some time. Its official package name was com....
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LG5 call interrupted with cheek touching "hold"

LG G5 accidentally touching "Hold" button with cheek during phone calls, thereby unintentionally put the call on "hold". How to prevent this from happening?
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I want to advertise, but I don't want to publicize my personal#...unsure what options are available? (android handset Tracfone service)

My understanding is there are options to advertise with a # that is-not my personal#, without getting a new cell-plan or new device. What I don't know is whether I should be looking carrier-side, or ...
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What URL can I hit to initiate call?

I'd like to be able to hit a URL with CURL from my laptop, and have it cause my android phone to initiate a phone call, on speakerphone if possible. I'm using a Linux laptop with Firefox browser, and ...
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Turn off PIP for calls

On my Motorola One and under Android 10, whenever I exit Call app during an active call, a picture-in-picture mode for this app is enabled: This is super-annoying. How can I disable or turn-off this ...
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Can an Android phone sync its number with a tablet; so one device can start a call and the second can simultaneously join the call?

With my Android smartphone's phone number, I need to be able to make and answer phone calls with my smartphone or Android tablet. Once a device begins a call, the other device should be able to join ...
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Call Automatically Disconnects When Calling

I have a android tablet with android 5.1 lollipop in which I have an airtel number. When I call someone using my number (not WhatsApp just normal call), sometimes it shows "Dialling" and ...
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Forwarding incoming calls to landline when connected to specific wifi-network

I have the following problem: In my house, it is practically impossible to take a call on the mobile phone due to very bad mobile network connection. As soon as I am more than 2-3 meters away from any ...
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Using a cell phone to make calls without signing into Google account. Possible?

I intend to close my Google account for personal reasons. No part of it will I leave operable. But, I use an Android phone. I am not asking about Google apps here. I am asking if the phone will ...
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Android 9: How do I deactivate sounds from apps such as WhatsApp, but let the alarm and the phone stay on 100%?

Android 9: How do I deactivate sounds from apps such as WhatsApp, but let the alarm and the phone stay on 100%? I only want alarm and calls to be activated. Thank you!
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How can I answer phone calls with a real (like power) button?

I can close phone calls with that button by default, but for me it would be even more useful to be able to answer a phone call the same way. Is there a setting or an application that would enable that?...
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Do android phones support phone tree traversal the way that an iPhone does?

I was really tired of traversing the phone tree my iPhone from work, when I found out there was a feature called "wait" and "pause" that allows you to traverse the phone trees so ...

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