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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Can I increase the volume of the end-of-call beep?

According to this article, Google softened the end-of-call beep to an almost inaudible level following customer feedback. I happened to like the beep because it made it easy to know if a call had been ...
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Remind if specific number calls

Is there a way to set up a reminder that would trigger the next time one specific number calls? I.e, number X (contact Y) calls, and something like "Mention project ABC updates to Y!" pops up on ...
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Is the information about caller's area a built-in Android feature or is it provided by the phone company?

If I have an incoming call and the caller's number is not saved in my phone book, the caller's area (land or state or city) is displayed, f.e. "California" or "Berlin" or just "Italy": Is this ...
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If I “swipe down to reject”, will caller get a chance to leave voicemail?

A few times a year someone who isn't in my address book might call me, but every day I get several spam/scam calls. So basically anytime I see a plain number, I swipe down to make my phone stop ...
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Screen goes black during call

Often, when I try make a call or use the phone app on my phone, the screen goes black. I have a Pixel 1 with Android version 9. This is a problem because I can't see or use the numbers or buttons on ...
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How do I disable the painfully loud end of call beep (pixel 2)

Similar question to this: Disable 'end call' tone? Is there a workaround I can use without voiding my warranty? There is a feature request, but there's still recent comments asking for a fix:...
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Using Android to Answer calls of iPhone

My primary device has always been an iPhone. But recently i saw android auto and it is way more responsive and offers a great experience. So I am planning to get an android tablet for my car. But the ...
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No one can hear me on my Galaxy Note 8 Edge! How do I fix?

No one can hear me on my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Edge when they call me or I call them. I hear them clearly, but I have to race to turn the speaker on before they hang up. How do I fix this problem ...
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Recover manually deleted call history

I was looking for an outdated third party call backup app which does not update instantaneously at the deletion of logs via the default phone app. Would that be necessary or is there any other way I ...
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Android settings to fix phones call issue

I have a brand new unlocked Huawei honor 10 lite that can send/receive texts and use data but it cannot send or receive any calls. It gets stuck on dialing out, without a dial tone, and then after 30 ...
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car bluetooth call volume

I use my car's Bluetooth to answer phone calls. While I was all happy with this option, I had to update my Moto G6 from Oreo (v8) to Pie (v9). Soon after the update, I had to root the phone for the ...
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Can spammers use the phone number being called as their spoof number?

I originally bought Tasker several (5?) years ago to screen calls by: 1) blocked name/number--hang up 2) not in my contact list 3) family 4) friends (in my contact list but not family or ...
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How to force audio output?

I'm looking for a way to force audio output when i call someone : I have a galaxy S7 connected to a bluetooth earphone and a bluetooth smartswatch. When I call someone with the smartswatch, the ...
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No answer screen on SIM1

My V20 has just developed a problem with incoming calls on SIM1: they ring but nothing is displayed to answer them, either on the primary or secondary screens. SIM2 seems to work ok. I've tried ...
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Display User Group and Designation on Call Screen

When I receive a call from someone I want to see which group they belong to and what is their designation. Previously it was showing this information in Android 8.0 but in Android 9.0 it is not ...
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Why does my call history log as “number+mynumber”?

After installing [ROM][9.0][beryllium] Pixel Experience [AOSP/CAF][2019/03/17] in my Xiaomi Poco F1 my call history logs all numbesr as "callernumber+mynumber" as in "12345678+23456789". I have tried ...
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Error when simulating incoming calls on my (real) Android phone (rooted) [duplicate]

I try to simulate an incoming call on my Android device connected to my computer via adb by: D:\adb>adb shell am start -a com.android.server.telecom.testapps.CallServiceNotifier....
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Unable to pickup calls on Moto Z2 after update to Oreo

tl;dr: Unable to pickup or end most of the calls (totally black screen) after upgrading my not-rooted Moto Z2 from Android 7.1 to 8.0. Anything that I can do (except for sending phone to repair shop)? ...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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Help automating Wi-Fi Calling or Airplane mode toggle with Tasker

I am absolutely 100% new to Tasker. I have bought and install this app to automate a few things which IFTTT simply can't. Here is the situation : My bedroom is in a basement apartment and so I do ...
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Redirect calls not from my contacts to another phone number? [duplicate]

Is there any way to redirect/forward calls that are not from my contacts to another number? (No, I'm not looking to block them or redirect them to voicemail.)
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Huawei M2-802L Cannot making call!

i have a Huawei Harman/kardon M2-802L tablet. i want to make calls using sim card. there was no default calling app. i downloaded one, but the device showing :"your device is unable to make calls" ...
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Caller cannot hear me. Microphone works

People over phone calls or whatsapp calls cannot hear me, or barely, if I shout out loud. But the microphone works. I can make records and hear them from far. Already set to max at Settings > Sound ...
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How to find why call is not connecting

My mobile phone is not able to make calls. All calls are ending after 4-5 seconds. All the settings seem to be fine. Is there any log file where sim provider logs some reason? Or any other way to find ...
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Avoiding incoming calls taking over the active app?

Can we avoid incoming calls taking up the full size of the display while we're in the middle of stuff in other apps? I appreciate that was a natural feature 10 years ago, but right now displays are ...
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Bad voice quality on phone calls, good with WhatsApp

I have to Samsung Galaxy S5 minis, one of which has the following problem: The voice quality is really bad on phone calls to other people (muffled sound, chopped, extra noise/interference, echo). I ...
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call contacts placeholder in telephone numer

title is a bit difficult but I try to explain that i want to achieve: I would like to be able to save the companies number with a few placeholder that have to be filled on a call. So that I am able ...
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Navigate Phone Tree w/ Bluetooth Headset (Press 0 for Operator, Press 1 to continue)

How can I send a dial pad tone hands free while I'm on a call? Maybe some people are using Google Voice and need to (Press 1 to accept the call) OR they called their bank and need to (Hit 0 to talk to ...
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Any way to “play” a contact's number as DTMF via speaker?

I bought a lovely old phone from the 70's that only "talks" the pulse dial mode: I connected it to my router and it can succesfully receive calls. When I try to dial out it does not work because the ...
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Use bluetooth music system to play sound of phone calls

I have an Xiaomi Pocophone F1 with Android 9. Its currently unrooted but I would not hesitate to root it, if considered neccessary. I have music systems capable to play music over bluetooth. Think of ...
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Why don't calls to emergency numbers show in the Phone app's call log?

I recently had to make an emergency call. I later noticed in my device's call logs in the Phone app that the emergency number I called doesn't show up in the call log. (In other words, no entry shows ...
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Moto G5 plus, not vibrating on incoming calls

I have Moto G5 Plus, with Android Version 8.1.0. This issue is related to vibration feature. My phone has stopped vibrating when I receive incoming calls. The phone vibrates properly when there is a ...
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How to run voice recorder and video recorder with audio simultaneously?

While the voice recorder is running using third-party apps, phone calls are still possible. Photo capture as well. But not video recording. Why is phone calling possible during voice recording but ...
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Samsung Note 9: Blocked outgoing call

Somehow I blocked one number on outgoing calls and I cant seem to unblock it. that number can phone me, we can text, and we can make Whatsapp calls both ways. I had my service provider have a look on ...
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How to prevent vibration of calls from one contact?

I have a contact who calls me regularly on Wednesday evenings. I already set her ring tone to "nothing", but cannot find any method to prevent the vibration. Using regularly silent-mode, but I ...
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Automatic redial for interrupted calls

How do I make phone redial when call was dropped or interrupted? Any solutions are appreciated, whether Android built-in or tasker scripts.
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How do I block private numbers from calling me?

Android 7 on a motorola E4. This does not work for me as I simply don't have that menu. How do I block private numbers from calling my phone? I'm not looking for a 3rd party application. I'm ...
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How to get calls+texts to ring BOTH AirPods AND device/phone, concurrently?

A friend of mine says: when using their Apple AirPods with an Android phone (not sure which model), no alerts (audible or vibrating) work when the phone is bluetooth-engaged with the AirPods. How can ...
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How to hide all contact numbers and allow dialing only using contact name?

I intend to buy a new android phone and give it to our security guard so he can make calls to everyone in the company from the office gate. I do not want him to have access to the actual phone numbers ...
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android phone displays numbers info even for uknown ones to my adressbook

A question of a general nature, the call to the numbers of which is not in the phone book. android shows information such as a call name. where does this information come from, if the source is open ...
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Using audio and mic from device used to answer phone

I have 2 bluetooth devices: 1. Wristband - which can also act as an earpiece 2. Bluetooth earphones with a mic. My wristband is always connected via bluetooth to my device, and my ear phones are ...
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Routing call audio to HDMI

I have samsung S5 running android marshmallow. I have connected it to my TV via hdmi cable. Whenever I make a whatsapp video call to S5, video is shown on TV but call audio comes only from phone ...
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Sony Xperia Z3c in-call volume

Is it possible to increase the in-call volume on Sony Xperia Z3 compact. I have rooted my phone and tried various apps, but they only seem to increase the speaker volume and distort it at the same ...
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Occasional No Audio from Phone Calls

Background Samsung Galaxy S4 Phone has been in daily service with the same carrier for 2.5 years using CyanogenMod 11 (KitKat), no issues Phone has been recently updated to SynergyCM13 (Marshmallow) ...
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Is phone call quality different depending on the connectivity standard?

I've been trying to figure out how to achieve the best audio quality in phone calls, and part of it is finding out whether GSM, CDMA, LTE or other standards/technologies compress the audio the same ...
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How to block all outgoing calls?

I want to block all outgoing calls regardless of who I'm calling since I have finished all my allowance. I need a way to block all calls because I keep forgetting and I'll exceed my allowance. (I can ...
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Is it possible to completely disable phone calling on Android?

I've disable the built-in phone app but an a voice over IP app took its responsibilities, I killed that too, disabled notification and tweak everything I could find except for turning off the ringtone ...
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Block phone calls which are not saved on mobile

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6. I want to block all calls which are not saved in my contact list: the phone should not ring, but the blocked call should be recorded in the call history so I can call back ...
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How to configure bluebooth dialing behavoir?

I connect a Bluetooth earpiece to my Android phone to allow me to receive calls when driving. By accident, I discovered that if I quickly press the button on my earpiece twice, the phone will ...
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Why does VoLTE deployment only take a “Carrier Update” on iOS for all iPhones to have it enabled, but only a select few Android handsets get it?

I am guessing carriers need to adjust the software, but why isn't this negotiated by Android by default so that no modifications would be necessary? Why is there no equivalent of "carrier updates"?