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How to forbid a dual-SIM system from using mobile data on one SIM?

I set the SIM card for mobile data like this: And it works most of the time. This SIM is Austrian and I spend most of my time in Austria. However, when I venture into Slovakia — the country of the ...
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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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Is there a way to force the second SIM to 4G?

My phone is Samsung M12, I want to know if I can switch the SIM 2 into 4G only. I know I can easily download 4G-only apps from Play store, but they work for the first SIM only. I need to force my ...
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Accessing SIM Toolkit in Android settings spawns duplicate SIM card entries?

I have OnePlus 2, rooted and has Xposed Framework. I don't recall ever visiting the SIM Toolkit menu before. But I tried it today and this happened: Settings -> Wireless Settings -> Sim & ...
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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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How can I restore the functionality of Dual SIM slots?

I am using Realme 8 that supports dual SIM. Suddenly, today in the phone info setting, I cannot find the "Phone 1" option. Generally, there are 2 options: "Phone 0" and "Phone ...
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Dual SIM phone: Disable/Enable SIM card on Airplane Mode

I have a Samsung M32 (current Android version: 11, Knox version: 3.7). I'm using dual SIMs, 1 for homeland and 1 for the overseas. I want to ENABLE the overseas SIM and DISABLE the homeland SIM when I ...
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ADB cannot accurately read IMEI 1 and 2

There are two OPPO phones, model PEAM00 and PEMM20 running Android 11. ADB cannot accurately read IMEI 1 and 2, only MEID. Tried the following command, but it doesn't work, only MEID is returned. adb ...
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Restore IMEI of Xiaomi MI4C Without Another Phone

In short: I have a Xiaomi Mi4c that shows has an "unknown" IMEI when checked via the settings in the stable and developer versions of MIUI and Cyanogenmod 13.1. However, when viewed through EFS ...
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forwarding calls using another sim (using dual sim android phone)

Is there a way to do the following on a dual-SIM phone? receive a call at SIM 1 forward the received call to a specified number using SIM 2 Most apps use call forwarding feature of the mobile ...
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How to insert 2 sim cards on ulefone armor 9

I have the ulefone armor 9. It states it has a Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). In the settings it seems it says there are 2 slots for sim cards. But for the life of me I cannot figure out ...
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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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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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Remove option for dual SIM in Sony Xperia C3 Dual

My Sony Xperia C3 Dual phone (which has dual SIM slots) has now updated to Lollipop. I never use the second SIM slot, so is there a way to disable or remove the option because in lock-screen mode it ...
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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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What effect does a dual SIM have on the apps and software?

Some Android phones have dual SIMs. I'm curious what difference this makes? For example, are any special apps required? Do regular apps work on dual SIMs or do they have to be a special edition? Are ...
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S6 Duos: Toggle for Data Service Network

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos, with two SIM cards set up. Each of them has a data plan. In order to switch the active data plans from one SIM to another, I go to SIM Card Manager under Settings and ...
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Can a dual SIM Android phone receive voice calls to both SIMs?

Is it possible for a dual SIM phone to receive calls (not simultaneously of course) to both SIMs without any manual switching? From what I have seen, Android 4.0 seems to support voice call for SIM #...
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Sim card manager - Mobile Data sim card assignment not persistent

I am using Samsung A50, which is dual sim. In the Sim card manager I set my SIM 1 to be the one for Mobile Data, but every time I reboot the device, the setting gets reset back to SIM 2, and so I need ...
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Merge back SD card to internal memory to use 2 SIMs

Samsung phones like the Galaxy Note 9 claim to have a 'dual SIM' capability, but that means that the SD Card slot cannot be used any more. While zillions of articles explain how to move data from ...
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Programming an Android application to switch default SIM for mobile Data

I am working on a project in which I have to switch the default SIM for data automatically, and without the need for user intervention. I read some posts on internet and got to know a method in which ...
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Double SIM hotspot WiFi problem

I use a dual-SIM on my Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) running on Android 9 to have data from an Italian and a German operator at the same time. It works fine on the phone, but I noticed that when I use it ...
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Dual sim phone, one with data, one without. How does the usage work when browsing on the mobile network

So my situation is that we have two sims, one personal one business. There's no data on the business one now but can the Android phone (OnePLus Nord N10) be setup to cover in any situation that the ...
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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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Samsung S10 phone: How to move a contact from first to second SIM card?

For a Samsung S10 Android phone that has dual SIM cards, how can I move a contact saved on SIM card 1 to SIM card 2? Clicking on the contact itself using Samsung's address book gives no indication of ...
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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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Dual active LTE + multipath tcp + VPN

I travel a lot and having a constantly reliable Internet connection is high on my priority list. Tethering from my phone is often times spotty. Different carriers are good in some areas and poor in ...
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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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Aggregating two 4G/3G data links from 2 different sims?

Having two 4G capable sims -from truely two different operators (no virtual carriers at all)- and a Dual Active sim phone (Zenfone 2 Laser), I want to do true load balancing with a 1 sim + 1 sim 4G/3G ...
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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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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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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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Bulk manage Google Contacts with dual SIM card

I have a Archos NEON 45 with a dual sim option. Never had a use for it until my business phone stopped working. So I transferred the business SIM-card to my Archos NEON. I also added by Google ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make automatic SIM card selection for specific contacts?

Everytime I call someone I change SIM card to one of them and call from that SIM card. Is it possible to assign a SIM card for each contact, so that when calling a contact the phone select the SIM ...
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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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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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How to turn off mobile-data/3G for each SIM card separately in Samsung Galaxy Mega Duos?

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Mega Duos and use two SIM cards - one sim with very low charge for 3G connection (called SIM1) and the other with very-high fee (called SIM2). I go to Setting - Connections - ...
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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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What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by?

I am Using Sony Xperia Tipo Dual, which is Dual Sim Smartphone, but When i use internet from SIM 1 using Network Mode = GSM only or WCDMA/ GSM the another SIM's says NO NETWORK. When i deactivate my ...
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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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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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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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Lollipop update on MotoG causing no service for sim card

I was using Moto G(1st gen) phone for the past 1 year. I was using 2 sims and I didnt face any problem for 1 year. After getting lollipop update, I frequently get 'no service' for one of my sim. ...