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How does call blocking app work with conditional call forwarding?

I'm at the initial stages of researching the development of my own call blocking mechanism for iOS. The goal is to develop a spam blocking app and infrastructure that delivers on some features that ...
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iPhone: Cannot call or send SMS to a specific DDI/DID number

At some point (perhaps after an upgrade), one particular iPhone stopped being able to voice call or send SMS to another number using PSTN. Functionality was OK using data, it affected only dialling ...
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Auto-Accept Facetime Calls in Mojave

As in this previous question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49120467/facetime-autoacceptinvites I want to use my mac to look at the state of my home from time to time (particularly to see ...
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Is there an app that allows an iPhone-to-iPhone local network call with shared music?

My wife and I started going to a gym recently. We each have our own separate workouts and we listen to music through our earbuds. We realized though that this has reduced our evening chat time, so I ...
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macOS shows missed call notification when answering from iPhone

When someone calls me, both my iPhone and MacBook ring. I always end up answering from my iPhone because people can't hear me too well when using the Mac. The problem is, when I get back to the Mac, ...
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How to stop iPhone from listing Apple Watch as audio source during phone call?

When I click Audio: I get 3 options: 1) Iphone 2)speaker 3) apple watch I have IOs verison 12, I didnt have problem in my previous version at all. I have searched for this kind of behavior online ...
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How can I access call history that no longer shows up on my phone?

I understand that the call log on the iPhone only holds 100 calls.I missed a call a few weeks ago and I know the approximate date and time I received it. Scrolling through the call log on the iPhone I ...
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With Apple Watch 4, can I make phone calls without an iPhone?

I'd like to use Apple Watch Series 4 as a standalone device to make phone calls. On an Apple Watch Series 4 Cellular, can I make a phone call via cellular network without my iPhone, which I'd like to ...
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How to configure default phone call app on Mac

Skype for Business has been my Mac's default phone call app ever since I installed it. Is there a way to switch to FaceTime—or better yet, handoff to iPhone? When I place calls from my iPhone, I can ...
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How do I block callers from leaving voicemails?

A scammer has been harassing me for several days, being rude and making fraudulent claims. How can I stop them from calling me?
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Apple Airpods - Android - When using for calls, does sound come through both Airpods, or just one?

When using Airpods on an Android device (I am specifically using a Google Pixel 2), does sound come through both of the Airpods when making/receiving calls? Or, does only one of the Airpods play sound ...
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How to disable phone calls and text messages in iOS / on iPhone?

I don‘t use mobile phone call and text messaging any longer but I need to keep cellular data / internet running since FaceTime, WhatsApp replace sms and cellular calls with better quality. To ...
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iPhone keeps losing signal right after picking up a call

We have an old iPhone 5 at work that is used as a general incoming-calls phone. It’s used for very little other than just making and receiving calls. In general, its reception has always been good ...
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When I receive a phone call now, my MacBooks always open up FaceTime and do not allow me to take the call!

This started happening a few weeks ago. I just want the old functionality back again, it looks like this: Now, when I receive a call, FaceTime.app starts, my camera's green led comes on (due to ...
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Can I transfer a call to another number mid-call (on my iPhone)?

I would like to transfer a call (mid-call) to another number. Is it possible?
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How to divert (only) certain numbers to voicemail?

Is it possible to set unconditional divert for some phone numbers/contacts, like on Android (like described here) ? The only contact specific option is "Block", which is quite different.
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My iPhone screen doesn't turn off during calls?

I have been recently noticing that my iphone does not turn off the screen when I answer calls or have it in my pocket... something seems off with proximity sensor... but how do I assure that this is ...
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Can I receive calls only from a set of approved phone numbers?

How can I receive calls only from a set of approved phone numbers?
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Blocking calls with no SIM card automatically on new?

If I block a number from my old iPhone without a SIM card, does that block the number on my new iPhone with SIM card? This is a replacement iPhone for my broken one.
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How did my Apple Watch answer a phone call after my iPhone's battery died?

I have an original 1st generation Apple Watch Sport paired to an iPhone 6. While at home, I had a scenario where my iPhone's battery died while I was typing out a text message. Without thinking, I ...
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How can I answer to a call with Airpods

I bought a pair of Airpods for my iPhone 7. When I have them connected I can't answer calls, but I have to disconnect them to be able to answer. How can I fix the problem?
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Making audio calls on iPhone via Automator in macOS Sierra

I was using this script by Evan Carmi to make audio calls via my Mac: on run {input, parameters} open location "tel://" & input & "?audio=yes" return input end run This worked great ...
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What does the phone icon in call logs on iOS mean?

In this screenshot, the number marked in red has an icon. Is this a Incoming or an outgoing call?
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Calls from my iPhone to friend's iPhone always go to voicemail, and he never gets my texts anymore

EDIT: For others with the same problem: Phong was right, my friend had actually inadvertently blocked me. I have an iPhone 6s and my friend has maybe the 6 or 5, but definitely an iPhone as well. We ...
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iPhone's Do not disturb, exception for Slack notifications and except for some calls

I want to silence my iPhone during certain hours of the day manually … but with two exceptions: Some of my contacts are important and I want to receive calls from them (I know how to do it). I have a ...
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iPhone locks itself while I’m speaking on it

Whenever I’m on a phone call with my iPhone 6S, the phone locks itself. The actual call continues normally, but if I want to access the screen, including to end the call, I have to unlock the phone ...
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iPhone 6s incoming calls won't start when Apple headphones are connected

For a week or so, my iPhone 6s has been unable to start the call properly when I get an incoming call, and the headphones (Apple EarPods, wired) are connected. I accept the call, and the view ...
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Retrieve older call history on iPhone

When I look at the "Recents"-tab on my iPhone, I can see about 100 call entries. But when I delete a call an older call moves up. So, older calls must be stored somewhere. Is there a way to recover ...
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Call recording without connection

I need to record my incoming and outgoing calls on my iPhone 7, but it seems that all third party app use their network to call and record (which requires an internet connection). Is there any way to ...
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How to prevent iPhone from vibrating during calls? [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to prevent my iPhone SE (iOS 10.2) from vibrating when messages arrive while I'm on a call (that is, it vibrates right into my ear). This happens regularly, and I'm sure it ...
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iPhone 6 drops first call

I've accidentally dropped my iPhone 6, the display glass is cracked but it still works fine. Except when someone calls me it always drops the first call like if I'm already talking to someone. It ...
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Is there any wired headphones solution to make calls while charging iPhone 7?

There are lots of hardware to listen to music while charging iPhone 7 but is there any way to make calls and charge iPhone 7 at the same time? Using a lightning headset? Using a 3.5 mm headset?
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Increase iPhone call history

How can see call history in iPhone one month back, i also tried with tried party software but that is not perfect , is the any solution from apple?
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All calls from Viber and Skype are appearing as normal calls after updating to iOS 10. How do I disable this?

After updating my iPhone 6 to iOS 10, all calls coming from Viber and Skype are appearing in the calls list as normal phone calls. Also, when I'm on a Viber call and a real phone call comes, I don't ...
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Replacing annoying hold music with my own?

Calling somewhere, being put on hold for 15 minutes and up, is not very pleasant. Especially if you don't like the waiting music. Now I'm not talking about the "on hold" music people hear when they ...
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What does the emergency dialer let you do?

I’m curious, but haven't tested: What does the emergency dialer let you do? If you don’t unlock the phone and press the Emergency button, it shows a phone keypad. Can you only dial emergency numbers? ...
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iPhone: Blocking calls by ignoring

I want to block certain phone calls with my iPhone. However, the block list in iPhone actively blocks users and the caller known that he's being blocked. However, sometimes you do NOT want the ...
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When on a call, the screen turns off; when I turn it back on to unmute I am not on the call screen and have to go back to it

This is probably the most annoying thing I have to deal with on my iPhone 6s. I am often on conference calls for work. I mute myself so the background noise is not a problem, and I hit the power ...
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What is the quickest way to unmute the phone app on a locked iPhone?

I use my iPhone to connect to conference calls at work. Frequently I'll need to speak up, with little notice. But it takes me upwards of three seconds to be able to unmute to speak: Click home button ...
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Do iPhone apps have permission to make calls without user interaction?

I was reading about a missed call scam just now where the user gets charged even if they don't call the number back. It occurred to me that a malicious iPhone app could make calls to premium numbers ...
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Is phone call history available on OS X?

For example, we know messages are saved in ~/Library/Messages/chat.db however where are calls saved? Is there a folder or file?
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How do I stop call log syncing back after iOS erase and install?

I have been having this issue for quite some time now: After I restore my iPhone to factory settings and signed in my iCloud account, the call logs would come back mysteriously, even ones dating back ...
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Unable to change volume during call when on speaker mode

I'm able to change volume when not on speaker, however it does not work if I'm on speaker mode. (see image below). Bluetooth is turned off for what it's worth so it should not be trying to redirect to ...
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input numbers to navigate 'audio menus' when using phone tethered to your mac via facetime

When using facetime tethered to your iphone in Yosemite (not sure if its different in El Capitan, i havnt upgraded yet) is there a way to be able to key in a number in order to navigate phone options ...
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iPhone recent calls list reappears after clear

Today I've cleared my recent calls list about 6 times, and it keeps coming back. What gives?
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Disable notifications during a call on iPhone 5 iOS 8.3

While I am talking on the phone, I often receive messages on Telegram or WhatsApp, or other notifications. And when I receive them they arrive in bursts, which is really annoying. Is there a way to ...
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Stop synchronising the call history log between iPhones on shared Apple ID?

How to stop synchronising the call history log between my two iPhones that share the same Apple ID. I know this is related to the Apple ID but I have no choice since I have to use my shared iCloud ...
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How to mute a FaceTime iPhone call on OS X through a shortcut?

When using FaceTime on OS X 10.10 to initiate a call using the iPhone, is there a shortcut that allows me to mute the call from the keyboard? Is there a keyboard shortcut (or a way to setup a ...
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Yosemite can't call numbers that contain two hash characters

My iPhone (running iOS 8) and my MacBook (running OS 10.10.3) are in the same WiFi network, and I can answer incoming calls from my MacBook. Initiating calls from the Contacts application on the ...
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Incoming cellular calls ring on all my iOS devices

When I receive an incoming cellular call on my iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3), it is propagated to all my other devices (including a wifi only iPad) connected to the same wifi network. I guess that's an ...