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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

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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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

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 "...
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What does the report in "block and report" do?

"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 ...
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Is there an Android equivalent to iOS's "CallKit"?

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 ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

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 ...
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Block calls for everyone except for contacts

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 ...
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Can an Android phone with no SIM card make an emergency call?

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 ...
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How to automatically repeatedly dial a number and automatically press numbers each time?

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 ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

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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How to show my number when calling out?

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. ...
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Is there any way to make calls ring/vibrate only for specific contacts?

I don't know any direct method, but we can apply some tricks to it. (I am assuming that we want to make all other calls silenced and only your call can ring or better we can say make a sound.) Open a ...
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You device does not support VoIP call recording

I don't think you can change it by settings. If you see the list of compatible devices listed in the app description, you will find that your device does not figure . Only one plus one from your OEM ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

Another solution would be using Termux (my favourite app). In silimar cases, I can SSH to my phone from my computer, adjust volume with termux-volume, play some sound file with mpv, or activate the ...
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Android instantly reboots on incoming call

The answer was not obvious. It's because of the corrupted telecom.service (dialer) app. BLOX 2016 always had issues with ringtones, but I guess they completely ruined it in some of their updates. The ...
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Is it possible get caller’s cell tower information?

No its not. If i had a penny for every time i'd been asked this question, or answered a similar question i'd be very rich by now :-) You as a user, CAN get your devices cell tower info, showing ...
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How to answer phone calls in another phone via Bluetooth?

According to the answer to this Stack Overflow question: you can't. (It is possible for land lines though.) Or you can forward your calls from one phone to the other, either by changing the settings ...
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How to diagnose Android phone that is not working properly via vehicle bluetooth?

You can investigate who is guilty, but most probably you will not be able to workaround it. If your phone has Android version 4.4 or later you can collect Bluetooth HCI snoop log. Enable Android ...
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How can I remove a contact from the "favorites" page of the phone app?

Hold the contact in the favorites page. Drag and drop it on Remove. (This may vary for different phone apps. The method above works on AOSP stock phone app)
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How to disable "Flash while ringing" on the Xiaomi A2 Lite

Try this: Go to Settings. Tap on System Apps. Tap on Phone Section. Choose Incoming Call Settings. Now disable “Flash when ringing” option.
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

If your phone is connected to the Google account, you can use a computer to find your phone. It won't matter if the ringer is off. You could also use Do Not Disturb mode at home instead and allow ...
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How to call my own phone with a loud ringing tone (in order to find it in my house) even if it is in silent mode?

In addition to the app mentioned in Reddy Lutonadio's Answer, similar apps like Tasker or the popular IFTTT can also be used to achieve this. IFTTT is probably the easiest to configure: Just activate ...
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Make a phone call in one SIM and simultaneously browse with the other

GSM Arena says your phone has SIMs in DSDS mode To achieve what you want you need a phone with SIMs in DSDA mode See What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by? So, sorry, ...
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Phone call app is now just a black screen during calls (proximity sensor is working fine)

I had the very same issue on my P20 Lite. After searching through the internet, I found this video, and following the steps shown there did actually solve my problem. Now the Phone app works without ...
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How can I play audio over an open phone conversation?

If you have a phone or secondary device that you can play the audio file on and both devices have auxillary ports, simply buy a cheap aux cable, cut it open, and plug both wires in the other way, so ...
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Disable automatic screen turn-off during call

I have v. 6.0.1. I contacted support with this problem, since I do not have any proxy setting. Go to settings - > apps -> phone or dial app -> memory -> clear cache and memory and restart your device. ...
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Disable 'end call' tone?

For those who may encounter this in the future (trying to rip this tone perhaps?) apparently, this tone is not saved locally as a file but rather appears to be generated on the fly by android:
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Why is pressing touch tone keypad not transmitted during calls?

I don't even know if this will work, but after having this problem intermittently on an AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and not being able to find DTMF settings anywhere, I found this: Settings > ...
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Answer phone calls directly from computer (Linux)

There is a Java application which you can use to connect your Android device with your Linux/Windows installation. It needs ADB. As part of your question, without a USB, you can use ADB's tcpip ...
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Turn ringer to loud from vibrate when a particular contact calls

Try adding a Action -> Media -> Play Ringtone -> Type: Ringer to your Tasker profile, to explicitly play the default ringtone after you set full volume. You can also apply a custom ringtone ...
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Accept call then play a pre-recorded voice message to caller

This is not currently possible. There is no API for that. The MediaPlayer API docs say: Note: You can play back the audio data only to the standard output device. Currently, that is the mobile ...
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