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Can't use mobile data on non-default sim, even if inactive when the second sim is open call

I'm using OnePlus 7T with dual sim. Sim #1 is my default sim, and Sim #2 is a data sim which I'm using only for mobile data. Obviously, I've defined Sim #1 to be the default sim for calls and sms, and ...
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Filtering/hiding all SMS based on recipient number

I'm looking for a possibility to hide all SMS sent to a certain number in a dual sim environment. I have number A and number B and I would like to see only SMS for number B, num
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If using dual sim on Huawei P20 Pro would changing sims show in either Google Activity or Huawei Data Download

I have a Huawei P20 Pro with dual sim capability. If I used (signed into) the second sim with another Google account, would My Google Activity on the Google account of the first sim show the switch, ...
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How to use mobile data (hotspot) and calls at the same time?

I have a Huawei Honor 8X running Android 9 and it is pretty new - probably a year or so old. I am currently running it dual-SIM - one for my telephone number and one for mobile data. I am doing this ...
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Does Android auto-switch between SIMs for data on dual-SIM phones when one of the SIMs has poor reception?

If you're using the internet on the phone, does Android auto-switch between SIMs on dual-SIM phones when one of the SIMs has poor reception? https://honestmobile.co.uk/ seem to think some phones do ...
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Append code before phone number if call is made from SIM2

I've been trying to find a way to do this for weeks now but I just can't seem to find a solution. In my phone (Huawei Nova 3) I have two SIM cards, private (SIM1) and work (SIM2). SIM2 has a ...
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Dual Sim Oppo Reno Z - not receiving notification of voice messages or calls on 2nd sim

I use vodafone as my 2nd sim and Optus as my 1st. I'm not receiving any notification that I have a voice message on my 2nd sim. I also don't receive a notification that someone called on the 2nd sim. ...
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Camera2api bottleneck data speed

I have an asus zenfone max pro m2 (ASUS_X01BDA) with Android 9 on it. After I enabled camera2api using fastboot, I was able to use Google cam on it and get better photos but then my data speeds got ...
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Using mobile data on sim card 1 and sim card 2 for calls and messages?

Can I use both sim cards in order to use internet and handling calls? For example, while browsing on the internet on sim card 1, can I get calls to sim card 2 and also call to somebody else?
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Pixel 3a Dual Sim unavailable can anyone explain?

I just bought a new Pixel 3a specifically for dual sim. One of my carriers is Orange (PL) and the other is Google Fi. Both work fine on their own in distinct phones. When I put either sim in the ...
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How to disable Enter SIM card PIN window under Android 9?

hello see the picture. I took my smartphone with me and the battery was empty. When I recharged the device I got this typical SIM card message. Enter the PIN. but unfortunately I didn't know the PIN ...
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Redirect phone calls from my second number, and make phone calls displaying the second number with my normal number

I have 2 SIM cards: The first is my private one with unlimited subscription for everything. (Let's call it SIM1) The second one is a prepaid SIM for my hobby/sidejob which is just a prepaid number (...
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Dual phone SIM card - how to disable both SIM's

I've a dual phone SIM card (Pocophone). How can I to disable both SIM's without power down everything?
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How to use 2 sim cards & SD Card?

I have xiaomi redmi note 5 pro, and the sim tray has a hybrid configuration, Either using 2 sim cards or 1 sim and one micro sd card. Is it anyway to use 2 sim cards and a micro SD card in the same ...
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How do I change phone number in Viber from SIM1 to SIM2, when I only have data on SIM2?

How do I change Viber phone number in a dual-SIM phone from SIM1 to SIM2, when my current Viber account's phone number corresponds to SIM1, but I only have data on SIM2? (e.g. when I have moved to a ...
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Dual SIM sound, vibration and notification settings

I have a Huawei P20 Pro. This might be a quirk with their software, but I thought I should ask either way. Let's say you have two phones with two numbers. One is your private phone and one is your ...
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Can I change which SIM a phone is using for its LTE interface using ADB?

I have a set of phones that have dual SIM cards. What I would like to do is have them connected to one network using SIM card 1, run some test, disconnect from the network, then have them connect to a ...
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Determining which app keeps asking me to choose a SIM card

I have a dual-SIM version of Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8142) running Android 9. In my "Dual SIM" settings I have explicitly asked the phone to use one of the two SIM cards for "Cellular Data", "Calls" ...
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xiaomi mi a2 lite android 9.0-pie sim 2 network connectivity settings

so recently I got a bill from my sim 2 card provider which I didn't use it a lot, it said that the charge fee comes from the LTE services. so is there any ways to change my sim 2 card network ...
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Detecting a Bad File

I have an LG STYLUS 3 phone and suspect that it may be remotely controlled or linked to another person. What do I look for to know whats up?
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How can I prevent bogus one-letter empty contacts from appearing in a dual sim phone?

I have a dual SIM phone and my address books keeps getting populated by these empty bogus one-letter contacts that are shown as being read from the second SIM, see picture:[ If I delete them, after ...
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Automatically disable SIM 2 while SIM 1 has signal?

Is it possible (via Tasker or otherwise) to automatically disable a SIM when the other one has a signal, and to similarly re-enable it once the other loses signal?
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How to enable Do Not Disturb for 1 SIM only in a Dual SIM phone?

I have a rooted OnePlus 2 running LineageOS 14 latest. How can I enable the Do Not Disturb feature for just my personal SIM card, without also enabling it for my work SIM card? Specifically, I'd like ...
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Dual SIM: is it possible to have two Android user accounts each using one SIM

I am planning to purchase a dual-SIM Android smartphone to use it with two user accounts, completely separated. To clarify: user account One would receive all calls, SMS etc. to SIM card 1 and user ...
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Dual sim phone - work / private how does it work?

I have a work and a private phone which can be a bit annoying at times carrying them both around. I like to keep them both separate so i can turn the work one off when on holiday etc to avoid the ...
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Can the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S9+ also run T-Mobile?

(This question does not apply to the unlocked version - it applies to the Verizon version specifically) Is the Verizon Galaxy S9 Plus able to also run T-Mobile using its dual sim feature, or is that ...
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Combining two single sim phones (backup) into one dual sim phone

Is there any method of combining the Android backups from two mobile phones when I move from two single sim phones to a dual sim phone? I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running my UK contract SIM, and a ...
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Dual sim unlocked Galaxy S9 - is it able to run Verizon AND T-Mobile simultaneously?

The Galaxy S9+ supports dual sim cards. If buying an unlocked one, can it have both Verizon and T-Mobile running on it at once? Also, if so, how does it know which one to use for data like if ...
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Method to block calls on dual SIM and block notifications from some apps (scheduled)

I recently got a Motorola G5S Smartphone with Android 7.1.1 with Dual SIM. One SIM is work-related, the other private. Also, every App on my phone is either work-related or private. I'm searching for ...
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HTC U Ultra: Can I use dual SIM on this device?

There seem to exist different versions of the phone. I can insert 2 nano SIM cards in the device but how to activate the second one? There is no enter PIN dialog popping up. On YouTube I saw an ...
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S7 Edge second sim disappears randomly

I've got a dual-sim Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935FD) this spring and everything was fine until a week ago my second SIM started to disappear randomly. Basically I wake up the phone after a while and I see ...
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Huawei P8 with or without dual sim?

I found out that Huawei P8 (not lite, not plus) supports dual sim, when I can insert only 1 sim and 1 sd, without possibility to swich sd for second sim. I tried micro and nano sim and none fits to sd ...
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Wrong phone number for contacts are shown and called

I have a problem with the app 'Contacts' on my Android 7.1 Nougat (Wilefox Swift 2x). In this app both phone numbers from my google account and from whatsapp are synchronized. Sometimes the app ...
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Dual SIM device : How to configure data usage on per app basis (Rooted device)

My Moto X Play (6.0.1, rooted, Xposed installed ) has dual SIM options, which I usually don't use. Recently, I had a need to use two SIMs, borrowed one with generous data allowance and second (...
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DualSim: Select Data SIM for each app

I'm wondering if with a DualSim smartphone with Android can be a made a customization like: "for this app use data of SIM1, for this app use data of SIM2". On one of the 2 SIMs I have, there is a ...
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Inserting Single SIM Card into a Dual SIM Phone

I understand phones having Dual SIM card slots use more battery. However, if we use only one SIM in a dual SIM Phone, will the battery still be drained out quickly? What If i choose not to use/insert ...
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“Sim Empty” and cannot make calls after upgrade

I have a WileyFox Swift which I recently updated to Nougat. Wileyfox runs Cyanogen natively. I have not rooted it or hacked it in any way. I installed the update by clicking on a reminder that kept ...
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What's the recommended procedure when you need to stop using the SD Card?

I have a ASUS Zenfone ZE520KL which has a hybrid card slot. I've been using one SIM card and one SD card for some months and now I need to use two SIM cards. I need to stop using the SD card so I ...
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Tasker/IFTTT - Dual SIM missed call auto sms respond

Is it possible to create a script that send sms automatically when there is missed/declined call but send them based on which SIM the call was missed? For example i miss a call that was going onto ...
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Is there a way on a DUAL SIM Android phone to configure on a per-app basis, which app uses which sim card to access internet?

Let's say, I have two SIM cards, the first one has an unlimited but slow 3G internet connection, the other SIM has a very fast LTE Internet connection with limited data volume. So I would use the ...
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No Internet using dual sim as mobile hotspot

My phone has two sims both with large data caps that I'd like to use. I use my phone as a wireless access point for my laptop. To switch between SIM 1/2 for data, I have to go to settings-->...
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Turn off blue “1” symbol next to texts on Samsung Galaxy S7

I just recently got a Samsung Galaxy S7. As shown in the pictures, there is a blue 1 symbol next to all of my texts. I only found one forum online that said this was due to the "dual sim". However ...
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Disabling data limit notifications for disabled SIM?

I have a Motorola G (2nd gen) with dual SIM. Only one SIM at a time can be used for mobile data. I have limited free data on both SIMs. When the first SIM reaches this limit, I switch mobile data over ...
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What is Android trying to tell me with this pop up about selecting a SIM card?

I have been getting this message for a short time. Two changes are possibly the culprit: I switched to cricket from tmobile on a tmobile phone. Shortly afterwards I started getting these. I have a ...
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Accessing SIM Toolkit in Android settings spawns duplicate SIM card entries?

I don't recall ever visiting this menu before. But I tried it today and this heppened: Settings -> Wireless Settings -> Sim & Network Settings -> Click on a sim (SIM 1 or SIM 2, this one is dual ...
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What manages dual sim phones

So about dual sim phones, what manages their work is that app, or kernel support, or maybe ROM support (support has to be built into rom). Or some combination of all mentioned?
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In a dual sim phone, must both sims be used?

I'm looking at getting the Xperia X Performance. It has two slots for SIM cards. Will the phone work alright with only one normal SIM and will all the apps still work ok? A long time ago I red most ...
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How to use SIM 2 for data connection on the Asus Zenfone 2?

I have an Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE551ML) running rooted stock Lollipop with Xposed Framework and TWRP. Out of the box, this phone only supports a data connection on SIM 1, not on SIM 2. I've seen a user ...
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SIM is always on EDGE in dual sim setup

I've got a oneplus 2 running CM 14. Build details are as following. version : 14.1-20161213-NIGHTLY-oneplus2 CM API : 7 Baseband version : MPSS.B0.2.5.c9-00015-M8994FAAAANAZM-1 Kernel Version : 3....
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Separate SIM cards for different users?

is it possible to assign the different SIM cards in a dual-sim phone to different users in Android? -- I tried this with my Moto G4 Plus phone, but did not manage to set this up. It seems that the ...