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You may consider using Google's Find My Device (web version, app). I would not suggest a third-party app from unreliable sources (although you can't trust Google as well :p).


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Possible to turn on Airplane mode with WiFi on only? Well yeah, possible in all of my devices running Android 4.2.1, 4.4.2, 5.0.2 and 5.1.1. This applies for portable hotspot too. The radios that are supposed to be turned off when Airplane mode gets enabled are saved in the key airplane_mode_radios under the table global inside /data/data/com.android....


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You can automate the process. Install Macrodroid on the old phone, open it and add a macro. Then follow the steps below: In the Triggers tab, in the Call/SMS section, select "Call Incoming', then "Select Contact(s)". Choose your phone number. In the Actions tab, in the Volume section, select "Volume Change". Give the appropriate permission to Macrodroid. ...


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An app with the appropriate permissions can not only initiate calls without you knowing, but also remove all evidence from your call logs: CALL_PHONE: Allows an application to initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed. WRITE_CALL_LOG: Allows an application to write (but not read) the ...


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"Report" does what it says, report the phone number as spam to Google. This will help users of Google's caller ID (e.g. Nexus device users) in the future, since number reported as spam will be shown as "Suspected spam caller" or "Spam" as caller ID. From Nexus official support, Mark calls as spam You can mark all calls from a ...


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From the phone app, tap the Action Overflow button (...) in the top-right corner, then tap Call History. Tap any entry, then Details, and it will show you the date, time, and LENGTH of call, or calls (individually, in a list) if multiple were grouped together.


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I was in need of doing this exact thing today. I was forced to figure it out on my own after I couldn't find an answer online. As it turns out, it's easier than I expected. Open your bluetooth settings, find your device, and click the settings icon for that device. You should see some options for the device. Uncheck the "Phone audio" option.


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Android does, but it's not very well documented. The ConnectionService class was introduced in Marshmallow and allows an app to register itself as a voice service, the user needs to manually enable the voice service through the phone settings (same place you would enable/disable SIP accounts). Once this is done you can choose between registered voice ...


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There seems to be a pretty bad bug that affects Cyanogenmod right now https://jira.cyanogenmod.org/browse/CYAN-5728 A workaround provided in the thread: from a root terminal (adb root/adb shell or terminal emulator/su) pm disable com.google.android.gms/com.google.android.gms.checkin.CheckinService


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Is there a way to make one specific number always ringing loud? (even if the phone is in silent mode) Another solution could be that instead of putting the phone in silent mode, you can set the default ringtone to a silent audio file. Then, you can set a normal ringtone for the contact of the number you want to call from.


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The Answer to the question is Yes and I do it. I use a Raspberry Pi running RasPBX so within the house most things are SIP or DECT. My Main phone is a Gigaset DX800A which supports SIP and also DECT. These DECT phones attached to the DX800A become SIP extensions. The Phone in my office is an Aastra 6739i (SIP) with a Sennheiser DECT headset. I have a ...


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Although you mentioned using Android 4.1.2, I recently stumbled across this question and thought a more recent answer might be useful to others: On Android 5.0 "Lollipop" and later this can be accomplished using the "Priority only" Do Not Disturb mode: Configure Do Not Disturb Priority Allowances Open your device's Settings app. Tap Sound, then Do ...


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I use my mobile like this when I travel. So first turn on Airplane mode and then activate WIFI (for example in notification panel). At the end you will have Airplane mode, WIFI activated, and all other connection deactivated.


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Before you place a call there is a backspace symbol to the right of the numbers that you've entered that you can use to delete any of the numbers that you've already entered. However, once you've actually rung a number and started a call, the backspace disappears and you can't delete numbers (as in your screenshot in the question). The reason for this is ...


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This is actually independent of whether a mobile phone is Android. In the United States, the FCC requires wireless service providers to provide 911 service to all phones, regardless of whether they currently have paid service or not. The FCC's basic 911 rules require wireless service providers to transmit all 911 calls to a PSAP, regardless of whether ...


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Yes! it does, when using Truecaller application or services you have already accepted their : Truecaller - Privacy Policy So, in this case you agree that : Truecaller may use your personal information collected by their application to provide, maintain, improve, analyze and personalize their Services for other Users, partners and third party providers. ...


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There's an app called Auto Redial that you can configure to keep calling the same number over and over. I configured it like this: (click screenshot to enlarge) Note that I added ,1,1 after the number. This makes the phone automatically dial 1 twice, once the call is connected. This works even outside of the app, while dialing a number manually or from ...


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Plug in a headset. It's the only answer!


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I am an Android Application developer. I had a requirement to make phone verification. In that case we had to make a telephony call to our server. But we could't achieve that as Android system does not allow us to make a phone call without users interaction. The best we can do is populate the phone number in the default dialer app. In any case user has to ...


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I found a workaround. By clicking new call button, I am able to type new number and execute service codes.


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This is a partial answer based on the output of logs provided. Okay, after looking at the logcat, my guess would be a buffer overrun error originating/stemming from mm-camera and connected services/processes and ion memory allocation. Snippets, 08-11 17:51:19.504 E/libaprpmem( 1539): Ion allocation success virtaddr : ret=2996989952 fd=48 heapid=33554432 ...


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It is possible with Samsung Find My Mobile feature. Register here, and you'll be able to make loud sound even If your phone is in silent mode.


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"Press 1 to accept the call" sounds like Google Voice's call screening. Check your GV call settings to ensure that call screening isn't on at all. (You can individually turn it off for certain people or groups, but the main setting would need to be "on".) More on Call Screening at Google Voice Support.


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Just put *31# before the number you're calling. More information: Enabling Caller ID. Depending on the operator and country, there are a number of prefix codes that can unblock Caller ID. Australia: 1832 (landline and mobile phones) Czech Republic: 31 (landline) Denmark: 31 Germany: *31# (Some mobile providers) India: *31# Ireland: *...


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Some versions of Android make it possible to add additional emergency call numbers. The functionality for doing so has been removed in the latest versions of Android. These instructions only work for pre-Jelly-Bean version phones. The instructions for doing so come from this AndroidCentral forum Go to your contacts Select the "Groups" tab Select "ICE -...


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Android phone basically have two different dual SIM systems, AFAIK: DSFA (Dual Sim Full Active): both SIMs can receive calls simultaneously, and you can switch between one call and the other DSDS (Dual Sim Dual Standby): when one SIM is receiving a call, the other one is in standby. It will receive nor calls, nor SMS. It is like the second SIM is put in a ...


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Have you tried Google's Quickoffice? It detects numbers (and underlining them), and lets you click the number to open the dialer with that number.


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Android phone is technically handicapped to do this. There is no google API to playback an audio stream instead of the mic recording. You would have to rewrite the android's telephony stack to achieve this. And this will be dependent on the hardware and so cannot be a generic solution for all android phones. You cannot find a answering machine android app ...


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Under "Mobile network settings", I switched "Preferred network type" from 3G to 2G, and rebooted the phone. I was then able to make calls again. Then I switched back to 3G and rebooted, and it still works. Odd...


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Go to Settings -> Apps -> All -> menu and choose "Reset app preferences".


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