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Oftentimes, in the middle of texting, I find myself wanting to call the other party instead.

However, in order to do that, I would have to scroll all the way to the top of the message history, just to get to the CALL button.

Is there a faster way to do this? Tapping on the contact name seems to be a logical trigger, but it doesn't work.

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Tap on the status bar will bring you to the top of the message. A quick way to get to the call button.

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Single taps suffice. – AMomchilov May 27 '13 at 2:43
    
Wow, didn't thought it was that simple. Works well! It's not intuitive though. Thank you. – Ronixus May 27 '13 at 3:50

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