Questions tagged [phone-app]

Use this tag for questions about a phone/call/dialer app, sometimes only shown as "Phone". Due to possible customization, consider also adding a manufacturer's tag or mentioning the package name to help disambiguate the app. Otherwise, use a more specific app tag if available.

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What is system app called "iconnect" in huawei Y9 2019

My phone is Huawei Y9 2019, EMUI 8.2.0 Android 8.2.1 In my app list, I found app called "iconnect" with green android icon, I'm not sure it is pre-installed system app from Huawei or not. So,...
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How to use only half of my android screen by default

Context: I wanted to reduce my screen time. I have been using my phone in grayscale and it helps. The other thing I used to do was put my samsung phone in ultra power saving mode which would only let ...
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Telefon app searches only by surname

In the phone app of a xiaomi redmi note 12 pro the result is only filtered by Lastname. The First name is not used. Whe I search for Do the results only show John Doe but not Don S Davis. The contacts ...
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"3 lines with a T" icon on Samsung Phone app call history

What does that one icon with the 3 lines and T on call history of the Samsung Phone app? Why doesn’t it show for the other ones?
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Incoming calls end immediately after being answered (phone hangs up as soon as call starts)

I have a Motorola Moto E (2020) (model number XT2052-1) running Android 10 (build number QPGS30.82-141-17). Recently, it started ending incoming calls as soon as I answer them: when the phone is ...
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How to prevent child from calling friends?

Even when the phone is locked to the maximum extent (bedtime on Google Family Link / Huawei parental controls), children are able to call friends. This is not what I want, especially during nights. I ...
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Nokia C01 Plus - is there a way to disable the "Emergency Number"

I have a Nokia C01 Plus running Android version 11 - this is Android Go. For some reason, it pocket dials the number which is shown as "Emergency Number" This is not something I stored, but ...
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Persistent "Unblock device microphone" prompt although Phone app is allowed to use microphone

I just got a new smartphone, and although I configured the Phone app to allow the use of the microphone, I am getting an odd "Unblock device microphone" prompt. I bought the phone and it ...
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Unsual Firewall Traffic from Phone and Messaging Storage Group

I'm using Rethink DNS to monitor traffic. I'm curious as to why the 'Phone and Messaging Storage' group would be reaching out to google domains in addition to app.hubspot.com. Attached are the ...
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How to disable invasive heads-up notification

Phone: Moto e5 Play Android version: 8.0.0 Build Number: ODP27.91-167-9-19 Kernel Version: 3.18.71.perf-g3501b0bbb34d (May 30, 2020) Configuration version: F16.MOT.moto e5 play.0 About a year ago my ...
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Is there any way to turn off/on a grayed out notification from an app through an ADB command?

My default phone/call app doesn't allow me to turn off notifications. When I go into the 'Apps and notifications' and find the phone/call app and try to turn them off, the switch is grayed out and ...
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Phone app: How to dial a name with non-US characters?

I have a friend called Kåre Østergård. I can search him in contacts using the å and the Ø characters, but I am not able to find "Kåre" using the Phone by Google's dial pad, that looks ...
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Disable accidental dialing of short code numbers

I live in Europe and use Android v.10 on a Xiaomi Redmi 9A phone. How to disable accidental dialing of short code numbers (that typically consist of 4-5 digits)?
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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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What does the "Blocking temporarily off" Phone notification mean?

After calling an emergency number, I received a notification from the "Phone" app on my Android device that states: Blocking temporarily off Blocking is turned off after you dial or text an ...
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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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Called while not using phone, after call, screen stays on, how to fix?

I can understand it staying on for other apps, but after ending a call someone else initiated it should make an exception. Is there a setting to change the default phone app behavior for these cases?
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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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Save contacts to phone not Google account

On my new ASUS ZenFone I could not figure out how to save contacts just to my phone. The default app should be Google Contacts and despite some suggestions even here it does not seem possible. There ...
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Will "hiding" contacts on Google Contacts affect other apps' behavior?

I manage my contacts on my Google account. There is a feature in Google Contacts where one can "hide" selected contacts, as follows. If you go to contacts.google.com, click the three dots to the right ...
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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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How to make Phone app show favorites and contacts on app startup?

When you open up the Phone app, it shows recent calls list (second tab) as the default tab instead of contacts list (third tab). This changed during the last upgrade. How do I switch that back so by ...
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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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