If you root the phone, go into Manage Apps and you can disable the dialer, it will remove it from the home page. Contacts can also be disabled. There are also numerous ways to put the phone in Airplane mode so it's persistent after restart.
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NOTE: disabling dialer does not disable the emergency dialer, but airplane mode does.
I had the same issue, not with Cyanogen, but stock android in Nexus 5 phone. I solved the issue temporarily as follows :
Go to Settings > Developer Options
Change Animator Duration Scale to 0.5x (may be more. At first I set it in None, so it didn't work. Changing to 0.5x solved my problem. I didn't check other options like 1x etc).
This method solved ...
I'm sure some of the solutions that were mentioned here will work for other people but unfortunately, the only solution that worked for me was a hardware solution. I took my phone to a lab and they pressed the screen to the back of the phone with some extra glue. After 24 hours the phone was good as new. As a programmer I was disappointed that no software ...
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 ...
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:
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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 ...
Once you hit the gray box & that ICE list pops up, I believe you just have to select a contact from that list in order to assign that person/phone number to the box.
Just be careful with assigning contacts to the gray boxes because it can be very easy to pocket dial these people. In case you're interested in removing someone from the gray box, you ...
On rooted devices, you can disable the following packages to disable all telephony features:
Depending on the device manufacturer and OS version, some of these apps might not exist, or be named differently.
Actually this feature does exist, but it is disabled by default, so to enable it in a vanilla Android Jelly Bean 4.3 you must follow the steps below:
Open your Phone app, tap the dialer tab (first one at the left).
Tap the action overflow icon (at bottom right corner) and tap Settings
Scroll down to section Other call settings. You'll see the option Dial ...
It adds a delay to the buttons you dial when it is dialing. It is for interactive request on the phone (E.g. Press 1 to speak to RossC)
Here's an example that might explain it:
Say you do the following to top up your phone credit:
Select option 1 for top up
Select Option 2 for enter code
Enter 20 digit code (XXXXXXXXXX-...
You didn't explicitely mention it, but from the context I assume you're using a device with Android 4.4 (Kitkat). With that, Google "pimped" the dialer. PhoneArena writes on this in an article called Google makes the Dialer awesome again: this is why you want Android 4.4 KitKat:
I think the best new addition though comes in the changes to Caller ID, ...
I had the same problem with Huawei P10, but it seems I could solve it. Within "Contacts" there is an option called "organize contacts" and within that "Rebuild index data". I tapped on it and when rebuilding completed (within a couple of minutes) the feature of getting a list of contacts as a string, contained by their name, is being typed in worked again.
You missed seeing this Report a mistake in spam protection
If a call from someone you know is marked as spam, you can report the mistake.
Open your device's Phone app phone.
Tap Recent calls Recents.
Tap the call mistakenly labeled spam.
Tap Not spam.
Future calls from this number won't be marked as spam.
Just a wild guess:
Open Contacts app
Long-press a contact so that a menu appears
Check ICE - emergency contacts
Although I have an S4, I can't try it on my phone due to some security settings.
You might want to take a look at Tasker, the mighty automation solution on Android. I have not setup something as you request, but it's definitly possible, and basically should work like this:
Condition: Event → Phone Ringing
Task: either HTTP GET or HTTP POST to your server's URL.
For the task, you can make use of the many variables Tasker has preset (see:...
It's possible that your phone does not support the code. If you look at one of the comments in the askvg link you shared in the comment, one user says: LCD TEST Does not work for Galaxy S2. However, another user replied that it is supported, but with a different code.
I had the same issue.
So, after a lot of work and tests, I've discovered that what was causing the issue was the Prey app. Do you have the Pray app (or similar) installed on your device, perhaps?
After I've removed it, the dialer came back to work normally.
Hope it helps.
Hangouts received an update since this was posted. It now registers itself as a dialer with the system, and comes up as a choice when phone links are tapped in the browser app like Chrome. However, it's still not an option when you use built-in People/Contacts apps.
The Hangouts Dialer app does not register itself with the system ...
The only way I managed to work around this issue with Macrodroid was to:
put the trigger to volume button (up)
put the action to reject call.
So when I make/receive a call, I can end it with volume up button.
Works on Z3 Compact.
This is now a standard feature of Android 4.3, although you do need to enable it.
Autocomplete - just start touching numbers or letters and the dial pad will suggest phone numbers or names. To turn on this feature, open your phone app settings and enable “Dial pad autocomplete.”
The Samsung ROM doesn't have the stock AOSP dialer and contacts app. It has Touchwiz themed dialer and contacts app. This is one of the most glitchy and slowest of dialer apps out there.
Try the Swipe Dialer if you care to. It has good reviews and seems to be working fine across the board.
Another option will be to port AOSP dialer as in Cyanogenmod. This ...
You have not mention that you are rooted or not? If you are rooted then use titanium backup app to freeze three apk's
I hope Samsung has smae named apk as for my s2.
After freeze them your calling and emergency call will be block down, you can use data connection without any problem from here.
If you ...
SOLVED: It appears these contacts were in the "Other contacts" on gmail.com. I'm not entirely sure how they got there or why there is no such group in the People app where I can see or edit them, but at least I can delete them now!