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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Bluetooth terminates calls

My Samsung S9 terminates phone calls or streaming when I turn off connected device. How do I stop this happening? Its most annoying when I park my car abd have to call back due to disconnection.
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IFTTT filter code for a song alert

My goal is simple: IF a new track is added to a playlist (Spotify) THEN call my device (VoIP calls). However, that's the part I'm failing to execute, I only want to be notified for certain songs and ...
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Keep dial pad open during call. Proximity sensor NOT activated

I often keep my phone on speaker and muted away from my face. The screen goes completely blank after 10 seconds. This makes it very difficult to unmute and unspeaker myself if I need to say something. ...
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How to block a contact on WhatsApp based on local time?

I am trying to avoid getting WhatsApp calls from specific people who live on the other side of the world - when it's daytime for them, it's nighttime for me. Talking to them about it hasn't helped. ...
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Phone doesn't ring or show a popup for incoming calls

My phone doesn't ring or show the on-screen popup when I receive calls. On incoming calls notification settings, it shows "~1 notification per day," so this may be related. When I switch the ...
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Can I use my BLU M8L+ Tablet to make calls using my sim minutes?

I currently have to use my 4g BLU M8L+tablet as my phone but am unable to use my minutes to make phone calls what hacks or apps can I use to call using mins? When I use WiFi or data to make calls it ...
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No microphone (one way, out) when first initiating a call with someone (Redmi Note 9S)

I've been experiencing strange behaviour when making calls with my Redmi Note 9S. Whenever I try to call someone or pickup a call from someone, if it's the first time I've called them in an unknown ...
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Does 4G Calling use up my mobile data plan?

I searched multiple times, but I only stumble upon "informative" articles about how to use 4G Calling. But my burning question is whether it cuts into my data plan - because if it does not, ...
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My phone was stolen and ended up in a prison,

My cell phone was stolen ended up in a prison, I have my email for Gmail, but they have changed my password and my security questions, I had to change my phone number because when I reported it stolen ...
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How Link to Windows (Android application) call forwarding works when Google has added so many obstacles to call recording on Android?

Today, I bumped into Microsoft's Link to Windows Android application, which supports that it has a call forwarding feature so you can make and answer calls from a Windows computer. A few days ago I ...
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How long and where Android 10 keeps phone logs

I found my phone logs in com.google.android.dialer/databases/annotated_call_log.db. It covers only 4 months period. Is there other phone logs in Android 10?
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In Android 9.0 call or SMS or WhatsApp call or message, is there a feature of turning on loud tone for a contact, while phone otherwise remains silent

I am using a Huawei Y9 Prime. It has Android 9.0. I need a way to turn on a very loud tone for my boss's number, for both normal mobile-network SMS and call; as well as WhatsApp message and call; even ...
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LG V60 Thin - Incoming calls sometimes show a square Answer, sometimes round Answer button? Why?

On my LG V60 Thin, Android 11, and I have Google Voice enabled, and Google owns my cell number. (I expect it is related to this). When someone calls me, and my phone is almost always on Mute ringer, ...
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How to sort contacts by most recent call date?

I want to list most recently called contacts on my phone. It's basically like standard most recent calls list, but only with the most recent call for each person. Or like in messages list. Is this ...
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No audio during call

I just upgraded from Oreo to Pie, and calls are not working. Everything else is perfect. Completely mute: I can't hear anyone, and no one can hear me. Not even voicemail works Whatsapp call works ...
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How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a phone call while in "do not disturb" mode?

I tried to check allow all notifications: However, after saving it, it gets unchecked again. It works fine for other applications. How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a ...
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Weird case, only internet working, calls and messages are stopped

My mobile is Moto G4 Play and has a Jio Reliance SIM in it. I am receiving full mobile networks and I am able to browse internet. But, I cannot receive any calls and messages. I cannot make any call ...
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Calls go through even when notifications disabled

I disable all notifications in app notifications menu and text notifications do not show, as intended, but calls go through... no notification is shown when someone calls, but the call sound rings. So ...
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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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How can I make two concurrent phone calls?

I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 11. How can I make two concurrent phone calls? Goal: calling 2 different numbers in 2 separate calls.
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How to deeply block/reject calls completely when DND mode is on?

I put my phone in DND mode but still when someone calls it doesn't reject the call rather the caller will hear the ring and my 4G/5G Network signal at the receiving end hangs until the caller drops ...
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Any apps to remove hold music in auto-attendant systems?

I think we’ve all been there: You call some customer service and are met by an auto-attendant system. You press 3 for customer support and then sit patiently for 30+ minutes waiting to get through to ...
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How can I allow incoming calls to only vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on?

Currently, Do Not Disturb fully disables incoming calls, or only shows a silent notification. How can I just make it cause calls to vibrate when I have Do Not Disturb turned on? My real goal: I do ...
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How to set or change a phone number programmatically?

I know how to get or read a phone number. But how to set or change one? I want to change it in such a way that other application installed on my phone would read it as a custom number that I had set. ...
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How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online? I don't recieve notifications or calls when app is closed

How can I run WhatsApp so that I am always online? I don't recieve notifications or calls when app is closed it's not until I open the app that it shows notifications of missed calls and msgs etc
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Is it possible to deactive vibration and ringtone for a call by a certain/specific number?

I would like to deactivate the ringtone and vibration, when a certain/specific number is calling me. Is this possible?
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How can I configure Android so that the alarm emit some sound when I'm on hold on a call?

I use Android 11 with pixel 6. By default, the alarm doesn't emit any sound when I'm on hold on a call. How can I change that? Example of alarm ringing silently while a call has been put on hold:
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Voice loops back during calls

When I receive a call and I answer it, my own voice is played back to be with almost no delay (around a quarter of a second) and I am not able to listen to the original transmitter/caller at all. It ...
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Pick up phone call with voice

I am disabled (quadriplegic) and therefore cannot press the answer and hang up buttons on my smartphone to answer a phone call. On my Samsung S6 EDGE phone (Android 7), there is a function in the ...
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Allow favorited contacts to ring the phone when calling in silent mode

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S9 on Android 9. I can allow favorite contacts to call in the "Do not disturb" mode. But I also want them to ring the phone when calling in silent mode. Is there a ...
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How to record calls without announcing and rooting on android 10

I tried a lot of apps like the cube recorder,automatic recorder but most probably it will only record one side and the built in feature will announce before recording. How to overcome this without ...
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caller App delayed

I use a Xiaomi Poco F3, the caller App is from Google (Phone 73.0.414822266). When the phone starts ringing (a call) the "answer" button does not appear instantly, but only after 10 seconds. ...
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How to stop the phone's adress book asking for synchronization with Messenger contacts?

I am using a Galaxy A41, Android version 10 maybe (honestly i can't make sense of the version indications in the Software information tab.) Recently when i go to Phone -> Contacts (or Address book,...
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How can I report a spam phone number, without blocking it? Stock android

Every spam call I get is from a different "burner" number. Android asks me if I wish to "block and report" the number. I wish to report it, but not block it, as it may be a ...
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How to uninstall default Samsung Dialer + Contacts + Call apps

I am Samsung One UI 3.1, Android 11 (no custom ROM/GSI, no root). I removed default Google apps and I also want to uninstall default Samsung Dialer + Phone + Call + Contacts apps via ADB after ...
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How can I allow mobile data but disable all outgoing texts and all outgoing phone calls?

I have a Google Pixel 6 on Android 12. How can I allow mobile data but disable outgoing texts and outgoing phone calls?
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How to make calls ring (with sound) while messages vibrate?

This seems like a fairly basic thing but I'm having trouble nonetheless. I'd like my calls to ring (with sound) while messages vibrate (no sound). How do I do this? Setting sound mode to "sound&...
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How to prevent Google Voice incoming calls from vibrating my phone?

How can I configure Google Voice so that when I receive a call my phone from Google Voice, the phone doesn't vibrate? I configured Google Voice to forward call to my phone. However, even when the ...
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How to keep cell phone number private to non white-listed numbers

Is there an app or developer tool to keep phone number private when say calling Chinese take-out yet have the phone number displayed when say calling one's aunt? This would be automatic without ...
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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

I've 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 ...
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Why I can't make a call with Telegram?

Every time I try to call,it write "Waiting" and then "Failed to connect". I cant make a call. How fix this?
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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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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 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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