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An application on Android that serves the purpose of dialing numbers and searching for contacts. A built-in dialer comes with every device. Usually the user is able to install alternative dialers which may offer more functionality.

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Android dialer does not show call history

I am using a One Plus 9R and somehow I cannot see the call history for callers. In all my past Android phones I used to be able to get a list of past call times and durations etc by clicking on a ...
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How to make the dialer app look like TouchWiz

I want the dialer app look more like the Samsung TouchWiz phone dialer. Most dialer apps in the Play store seemed quite different (as well as my lineageOS dialer). Is there a way to make the dialer ...
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See telegram/WhatsApp contacts from dial screen

For reference using S20 Ultra I'm looking for a way I can tap someone's phone number on a site or Google maps and more or less instantly see whether or not they have whatsapp/telegram/etc accounts and ...
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Android 10 custom dialer killed by the system

I have an oukitel wp5 running android 10. I want to replace the stock call manager (dialer). I have tried several, including the one I have already used on my android 6 phone, but none seems to work. ...
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Dialer that shows nickname instead of Firstname Lastname

I am desperately looking for a way that would show Mom instead of Jane Doe when I receive a call. Right now, Google Contacts app allows to search by word mom but it's not shown in Dialer/SMS/WhatsApp ...
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Is it possible to automatically transform a phone number before calling it?

So I want some kind of solution to take a phone number from my call list, contacts or anywhere else, then transform it in a specific way and then add some digits and symbols in front of the number and ...
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Duplicate app names in battery optimization list

While troubleshooting a problem with the stock Android Phone app, I was thinking to let the phone app bypass battery optimization and see if that made any difference. I notice that in the battery ...
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Searching Call Logs in Android 10 Dialer app

Had a query- I've been trying to find out how to search for numbers in the Dialer app (Android 10/Nokia 6.1). It searches only contacts & places. Eg- Let's say I received a call today from a ...
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How to disable "Mini Call View" feature in Google's latest Phone app?

The latest version of Google's Phone (v 23) app has a feature called "Mini Call View" in which when you answer a call it won't open the phone dialer. Instead, there is a notification in the ...
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Autodialling app that allows timed selection of phone line menu options

I have searched the Google Play store with a number of likely terms to find this, and Googled also, only to find "simplistic" options for auto dialling. Am trying to get through to a ...
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Accessing list or raw data for blocked numbers?

I'm using some vendor' stock ROM but I as far as I understand it still uses Blocked Numbers Storage - com.android.providers.blockednumber, however I cant seems to find a way to export or back it up. ...
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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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How to search entries in the dialer contacts by both first name and last name?

I have Android 10 on my Nokia phone which uses AndroidOne program, i.e. it has the standard Google dialer app installed. The display settings in the app are set to "Sort by Last Name" and "Display ...
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How do you set up a contact on a Motorola Moto G7 Power to dial in with pauses to a conference call?

How do you set up a contact on a Motorola Moto G7 Power to dial in with pauses to a conference call? I'm helping a colleague with her phone. We're all working remotely and we are dialing in for ...
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Hear myself in headset during call?

I have this issue when using earbuds. When I talk on the phone, since the buds are plugged into my ears, I can't hear my own voice and I find myself shouting. Is there a way to configure Android so ...
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Dial phone, screen blanks -> can't hang up

My Nokia 4.2 (Android One 9, security patch for December 5, 2019) is lately exhibiting a very weird behavior. If I dial a number, either using the keypad or from history or a contact, the screen ...
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How can I make the keypad appear during a phone call?

I recently noticed that, during a phone call, the dial "keypad" does not appear. This is particularly a problem when retrieving voicemail, because without the keypad, I can't give the command to play ...
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RTT/TDD/TTY keyboard not showing in dialer app, for those of us with disabilities

There is an option to enable TTY in LineageOS 16, but it seems to do nothing. Phone -> menu -> Settings -> Accessibility -> TTY Mode -> TTY Full Full documentation of functionality for ...
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What does the icon of a phone with “ID” written on it mean?

My friend is using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 with Android 9.0 “Pie”. This icon appears on the notification bar. The icon also appears as the picture of some calls in the list of recent calls on the ...
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Tapping on a contact makes call, how can I see a contact's phone number on Android 8?

If I search for and tap a contact, it calls them, but I can't see their number. If I scroll up and down endlessly looking for a specific contact and I tap them, it still won't show me the phone number....
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Frequent contacts disappeared

I have a Moto G5 with Android 7.0 and Phone 3.00.00. It used to be the case that when I called one of my contacts, they would appear in the "Speed dial" tab of the phone app, just after my favorite ...
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I just want to call numbers I find on the internet!

When I click on a phone number in Chrome on the internet it prompts me to download Hangouts. I just want to call it with the default Samsung dialer not Hangouts! How do I do this?
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Stock Phone app doesn't work in split-window mode on Android Nougat

I have Wiko U Pulse Lite running on Android 7.0 Nougat. I would like to use Google Keep or Google Drive in split-window mode with the Phone application. This is because every time I perform a banking ...
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Install Google Phone dialer on other phones

As you know Google Pixels and Nexuses are using Phone application as default dialer. and other phones can't install it. even if we get different versions of it from ApkMirror, it does not install on ...
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Screen black during phone call and it won't come back during call

I have an Xperia XZs with Android 8. Lately I'm having problems while calling. When I start a call, the screen goes black immediately, and won't come back anymore during the call. The result is that ...
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Contacts and telephone applications crash

On my Galaxy Note 4, when I launch the phone and contacts apps, they say "Unfortunately, Phone has stopped" or likewise for "Contacts". I have to go through message program to make a call. What's the ...
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Dialed names are not shown (htc u11)

Contact name is stored in Google. But when I dial it, and finish the call, it shows only the number without name as if I don't have the name stored. And it only happens with my new stored numbers, and ...
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Dialer & Contacts app display duplicate (WhatsApp)

Issue: When searching in dialer or contacts apps (From Google Play store, latest version) many contacts show up twice. Only contacts with WhatsApp (or more times if more phone numbers stored under the ...
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Why is the stock Android dialer app incompatible with my Samsung J7 2017?

I want to install this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.dialer to replace Samsung's customized dialer app. But on that page it says: "This app is incompatible ...
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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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Is it possible to read IMEI from emergency call dialer?

I am looking for the method to read IMEI from emergency call dialer, before the phone is activated. When I try *#06# it says that this is not emergency number.
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Deleted System Dialer app

I have a CUSTOM rom. I deleted system Dialer app. Is it possible to recover it, or fix it? I can't get calls, can't make calls, but I can write & receive messages. Other dialers don't work and it ...
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Phone memory contacts disappeared but can be searched in Dialer

All my contacts that were saved in phone memory suddenly disappeared. They would not show up in the Contacts app, but are somehow searchable using the Dialer app (using T9 shortcuts - for example to ...
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Can I report phone numbers as NOT spam callers?

I have the opposite situation as this question. I received a call which Google marked as Suspected Spam Caller, but it was a legitimate call from a company I do business with. Can I report to Google ...
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Dial a conference number and then automatically enter the participant code

I am frequently joining conference calls (WebEx, GotoMeeting, etc) from my cell phone as I work remote occasionally. These calls usually have a static session number as they are recurring calls. Is ...
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Automatically, seamlessly block Google-suspected spam calls

The Google Phone app now reports when a suspected call is spam. Right now when I receive such a call, I have the choice to block that number. But what I'd like to do is pre-emptively set it up so that ...
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Can I report phone numbers as spam callers?

Google recently introduced a feature that lets me know if someone is a suspected spam caller. However, sometimes I get calls from numbers that aren't listed as spam callers but are still spam callers. ...
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How can I install the Google dialer (phone app) on any phone without root?

I want Google's Dialer phone app on my Nextbit Robin running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow but without using root.
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How can I change my dialer setting conditionally

I use my google voice number for almost anything but things that won't accept a VoIP number for registration and account recovery and I give it to them, for a good reason. So, my default dialer ...
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Receive incoming calls in Android 6?

What is the use of the 'Receive incoming calls' option? Update I am using Moto G4 Plus (IN)
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How to keep the extension code of outbound dialing?

We can dial (555)555-5555,2000 so as to reach the extension code 2000 on Lollipop and later. However, the call log shows only (555)555-5555. I tried a couple of call log apps and dialer apps, but it ...
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Call a phone number from app (or text)?

Is there way to call a number displayed on the phone (as part of text, although support for images would be nice too) that takes less steps than: long press to switch into text selection mode adjust ...
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Questions about "Speed Dial" screen on Nexus' Phones app

The "phone" dialer app on my Nexus 6P (the app that launches when you press the "phone" icon from the homescreen's launchpad) is driving me insane. Is there any way to configure it to go straight to ...
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Generating DTMF tones, when dialling a mobile number

Where could I turn on an option, which, when I dial a number, generates DTMF tones? I have full volume, so that is not the problem. Is there an option in settings somewhere? I have a Samsung Galaxy S3....
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Default dialer issue

I am using samsung S3 and installed Truecaller on this, now when i make a call from truecaller, the options shown in the popup are only the default dialer and Skype, not truecaller. I have cleared all ...
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How to turn off voice dialler Huawei Honor 7

I looked over all settings and couldn't find any way to turn off automatic voice dialler. How do I do it? My phone calls people on its own.
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How to recover discarded contacts?

I was trying to save a number using the basic android dialer first I dialed in the number then I gave a name but then I ended up discarding the saving process, now I am unable to recover the number ...
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A contact can not be found by name in dialer but exists in contacts

There is a contact in my contacts which can't be found by name in dialer, but if type her number in the dialer the name appears. All my contacts are stored in my Google account. How can I solve this ...
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Contact synchronization slows down my phone and dialer

I am using Canvas Nitro A311. The problem with the phone is that its contacts and dialer are always slow. Might be because of contact synchronization process of Gmail accounts. I, turn the auto sync ...
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Cyanogen's new c-apps dialer not working [duplicate]

I recently installed a CyanogenMod bases rom called AICP one my phone and everything was working fine. Then a couple months later I found CyanogenMod's new c-apps. I decided to flash that. Now ...
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