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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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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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Auto redial on call interruption

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 recover deleted contacts and/or call history

It is really really very important to find a contact that was deleted from my phone. The only way I can do it (if it is possible) is to recover my contacts or my call history. There is no back up at ...
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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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Unable to send/receive SMS intermittently

Sometimes SMS fails to come through when my device is asleep. I can generally fix this by sending myself an SMS, then the pending messages come through. Sometimes when I try to send that SMS to myself ...
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Default call audio output when connected to bluetooth device for outgoing calls

I am having trouble setting the default call audio output when connected to a bluetooth device (my car) for outgoing calls. Currently, I have to switch manually to bluetooth output for every call I ...
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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"?
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How to change the default call screen

When I am calling someone, I have this screen: My problem is the screen wakes up during call and my face presses the mute button... This is a issue with the proximity sensor. I installed an apps to ...
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Phone and Messages not sync

I am using my Moto X4 running android 8.0 oreo. My problem is that phone and message app not syncing. Phone and Messages application is of Motorola's Stock. Say, if I call a person A from phone it ...
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Disable screen turn-off from proximity sensor during phone call on Android 7.1

This question has been asked before but the answers do not apply to the current android version (e.g. here is an answer for 2.3 and here is a question marked duplicate for that answer; I also tried ...
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Phone answer or hangs up when it rings and I take the phone out of my pocket

When the phone rings and I pull it out of my pocket, most of the time it either hangs up or answers the call. I don't touch any buttons with my fingers. Sometimes it does this even before I start to ...
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Unable to make calls after clean flash, mobile data working [LineageOS 14.1, Galaxy S7 SM-G930FD]

I just flashed the latest stable official Lineage ROM for S7 Duos (SM-G930FD), using the following process 1.Boot to TWRP recovery 2.Wipe everything except external SD (contains zips) 3. Add ...
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Mute call from a specific sim card

Would there any way to mute incoming calls from a specific sim card in a dual sim phone? Also, would it be possible to schedule-mute them aswell? Or would both things affect both sims?
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Can I connect a Bluetooth headset via my smartphone to a laptop that only has a 4-pole audio jack, and use it for Internet calls?

I want to connect a Bluetooth-enabled headset that has a microphone to my Android smartphone using the Headset Profile, and route the sound to the smartphone's 4-pole (TRRS) audio jack in order to get ...
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Sony Experia E5 microphone only produces static when I talk

I noticed that in my last two phone calls noone was able to hear me talk. I tried to send a Whatsapp voice message. When I listened to it, I discovered that when I talk the only thing that can be ...
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LG Sport Watch - Call Audio To Bluetooth Headset Instead of Watch Speaker

I have a LG Sport Smartwatch that I have been enjoying a lot. However, one very annoying thing is the way it handles calls. If I make a call from the watch the audio comes out of the watch speaker and ...
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No Sound/Mic on Phone Calls

I have a Samsung S7 Edge (its a refurbished model). Everything works fine besides for making calls over the network... I can ring, and receive calls but when the connection is established we both ...
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Incoming Call UI is not showing up

When i get an incoming call, the ringer rings but the incoming call UI do not show up, instead the following notification is shown in the notification area: . So in order to answer the call i have ...
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How do I send all calls from a contact to voicemail in Android 7 (LG phone)?

Searched here and on the internet and either the options have changed or my LG phone does not have the option. Seems like the old way to do it was to press the Overflow button while editing the ...
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Why can't person on other side hear music playing in my phone during a call?

I always wonder why is it that while on call, the person on other side can hear my voice clearly but can't hear any music/video playing on my phone. Mic fairly picks up any other ambient sound playing ...
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Android Auto apps don't interrupt radio

When listening to the radio in car, with Bluetooth handsfree, the radio is interrupted when a phone call comes in but not when I play spotify or other apps (Google maps, Tunein radio or others) from ...
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How to show my number when calling out?

I have my SIM card set to block the number I'm calling from when calling out. I need this due to work. What is annoying is that some contacts I need to get a hold of will usually not pick up "Unknown ...
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Phone unlocks when call comes in

I have a Samsung SM G930V, Android v 7.0 My phone is set to lock with the fingerprint scanner, but when a call comes in the phone automatically unlocks and when I pull it out of my pocket half the ...
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Facebook Messenger - No ring tone for calls

I got a Lenovo Essential tablet. I have a problem that when someone call me via Facebook Messenger, the table only vibrates, it doesn't call any sound at all. But the sound for Facebook messenger's ...
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Prevent incoming phone calls from disconnecting Google Hangouts / Meet

If I'm on a Google Hangouts Call or Google Meet call and a phone call comes in, it kicks me off without giving me an option. Is there a way to control this behavior?
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Encrypting Phone Calls?

When we perform the system encryption on a device, can the calls be encrypted too?
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Where does android store the missed/incoming/outgoing calls?

I am looking for the database where android actually stores its call lists. My dialer currently does not store any call there and I want to debug the problem. I already looked in com.android.dialer/...
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Is incoming/outgoing call screen customizable?

I'm looking for a way to change the incoming/outgoing call screen (that of my Sony phone needs replacement at least because when I press a button to turn on the screen and tap the "end call" button or ...
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No Vibrate During Calls

Is there a way to get my phone to not vibrate during calls? I want it to vibrate for various notifications when I'm not in a call, but it's a bit startling with my phone up to my ear. I've found a ...
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How to automatically repeatedly dial a number and automatically press numbers each time?

I'm trying to get through to the Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) and their lines are constantly busy. In order to get into the queue, one needs to call them, then press 1 twice. This would ...
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What does “Answered remotely” mean in the call log?

What does "Answered remotely" mean on incoming calls in the call log? See the screenshot below to see what I'm talking about. I had never seen this before until recently. Ever since September 30, ...
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My voicemail number transfers to 000

My voicemail number #101 when dialled, dials the emergency services #000 how do I stop it happening?