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iPhone quick mute/unmute while in a call for the visually impaired

I have a visually impaired friend with an iPhone SE 3rd edition. He is unable to find the mute/unmute button while on a cellular or FaceTime audio phone call. Is there a shortcut or an easy way to ...
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Change calling app to browser protocol - macOS?

Is there some way to make the default "Calling" app a browser? For example, I use Google Messages web app for calling + texting, through my Microsoft Edge browser. I've got it installed as ...
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How can I set "tel:" links to open Google Voice in Brave?

I want to be able to click tel: links and have them open https://voice.google.com/u/0/calls?a=nc. Here is what I have tried (based on this): Open a tab to https://voice.google.com/u/0/messages Then ...
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How many entries does the cal log actually store?

Meet Bob. Bob’s iPhone stores X (about the last couple of months’ worth of) calls in its recent calls list. The list is full because when Bob makes a new call he squeezes the oldest call off the list. ...
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How to switch phone line when clicking on a phone number link?

I'm using an iPhone 14 with iOS 16.5 and two SIM cards. When calling someone from Contacts I can select which line to choose to call him. When dialing a phone number in the Phone app I can also select ...
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How can I make forwarded calls show my number instead of the one calling in?

I have an iPhone 8 being used for call-forwarding. When calls come in I need to forward them, but I need the receiving phone to know every time that it is a forwarded call from the iPhone. I imagine ...
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iPhone calls keep dropping when switching on Mac

Answering phone calls on iPhone 13 (iOS 16) and then switching on Mac, causes call to drop. What happens is that Mac's (Ventura 13.2) FaceTime opens the entire window, not just the small call window, ...
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Does dialing 911 in the iOS Phone app trigger the same Emergency SOS features?

When using Emergency SOS on the iPhone, a notification is sent to emergency contacts as defined in the Health application Medical ID feature. When manually dialing 911 in the Phone application, does ...
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How can I prevent the alarm app from sounding during a phone call on iOS?

Is it possible to configure the alarm app from sounding during a phone call? This is extremely annoying that the alarm app sounds during a call. This is loud and you have to ask the other party to ...
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I have an old iPad, it had a SIM but not cellular voice, is there a way to make calls?

I have an old iPad Air 32 GB (about 8-10 years old I think), it had a SIM card but not cellular voice capability. Is there a way to make calls? Some app? I have tried: Facetime FAIL CallRight FAIL I ...
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Lost log of calls after update iOS 16.1.1

My iPhone 8 did an automatic software update to iOS 16.1.1. Suddenly I no longer find any calls in either the "all" or "missed" call log. Does anyone know what has happened?
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Why does my voice have low volume during calls?

When calling, or recording voice messages, with the phone app, my voice has a very low volume, such that it's almost inaudible. I disabled noise cancellation in the accessibility settings, which ...
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How does one use the "New FaceTime" window on macOS version of FaceTime?

I am in the USA. I am trying to FaceTime someone who lives abroad from a shared Mac computer. My contacts are not synced with this computer. When I click the "New FaceTime" window, I am ...
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How to access a full call history? [duplicate]

I need the call history for the month of September, 2022. My iPhone doesn’t show a full call history. Someone called me on the 9 of September and was a missed call. I need their cellphone number.
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Whatsapp calls are actually calling the phone number

I have Verizon as Carrier. With my iPhone, sometimes I want to call my mother in Italy, on her Whatsapp account. So I open the Whatsapp app, go to the last chat thread with my mother and tap the top-...
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FaceTime says 2 people are active in call

When calling my sister in FaceTime when she answered the call it said she was active. But then it said she was active again so 2 people by her name in the active FaceTime call but it went to audio ...
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How do I see how long the current phone call has lasted so far

Basically as the title. The scenario is that on a phone call would like to see how long I have been on it. I am on an IPhone SE (second generation) IOS 15 I think on old iOS it was shown on screen. (...
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How to stop Mac speakers from playing other sounds during a call?

I am trying to stop sound played on the laptop to be captured by my microphone but I cannot figure a way out. I am running on macOS Monterey. The audio I have played on the laptop could be heard, I ...
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When I'm on a call with the screen locked, I have to swipe up TWICE to get to my home screen. How to make this experience smoother?

There are two problems here: When I'm on a call with the screen locked (and on speakerphone), any touch of the screen brings up the phone call, which makes it easy to hang up accidentally. How do I ...
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Call recording on an iPhone 13 Pro

I just bought a new iPhone 13 Pro to use as my main phone. Are there any call recording apps, or ways of recording calls, regardless of whether they are free or premium? After searching through the ...
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HomePod as a voice-activated dialing device

I would like to plant two listening devices (HomePods) in the house for dad, such that he can verbally call mom's iPhone or sister's iPhone. We are retiring dad's iPhone and the cellular service as ...
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How to check my own voicemail Greeting on iphone?

I want to listen to my voicemail greeting on my iphone. I would think that there would be an option somewhere in my voicemail section of the phone app, but when I go there and I am forced to "...
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Facetime audio call contact via Siri

I want to use facetime audio to call a contact via Siri, so I say "Call Contactname". However the contact is called via regular phone call. Is it possible to change the functionality of &...
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Triggering an automation shortcut on iPhone when a call is picked up

I would like to run an automation or a shortcut every time I pick up an incoming call or dial an outgoing call. What is the trigger I should use? Does such kind of a trigger even exist?
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Phone calls not working on Macbook Air M1

For unknown reason I don't receive incoming calls on my Macbook Air M1 when someone tries to call my iPhone. I've connected apple ID and registered trusted devices. Both devices are logged into the ...
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AirPods Pro with other mic, possible?

I saw I few people claiming RØde Wireless Go mic is great. And my mom keeps complaining about FaceTime call quality while I'm using AirPods Pro, she says she can hear all kinds of noises besides my ...
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Iphone SE 2 : Dual SIM - Calling back from Secondary SIM (Incoming call received in Primary SIM)

Dual sim iphone calling primary call from secondary SIM I have a Iphone SE 2 with (Primary - Physical SIM and Secondary - eSIM). When I try calling back the Missed calls/Incoming calls, I'm able to ...
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How does Apple know that I called Apple from an iPhone?

I called Apple from France at 0805 540 003. The robot said: “I see that you are calling from an iPhone. Are you calling about this iPhone?” Indeed, I was calling from an iPhone. How does the robot ...
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How to block callers starting from a certain number? [duplicate]

Recently I got spam calls starting from a certain number, like 02072******. Is it possible for me to block all callers starting from 02072?
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Full remote access and control of iPhone from Mac, other iphone or other device without icloud

I'm aware that there are some screen sharing apps like TeamViewer and Zoho Assist. However, what I'm looking for is a way to fully control/interact with the iPhone remotely as if I'm there physically, ...
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I want to call someone but this keeps appearing. Im so confused. I only have one apple id that i used to everything

I included a screenshot. I hope someone can help. Im no techie sorry.
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Syncing calls and text from an old phone device to iphone live

Syncing calls and text from an old phone device to iPhone live Context: So I've got two sims: one which has a good data plan, and one which has a good texts/calls plan (i.e. on the first sim, I can'...
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iPhone calls are way too loud

Some people I call via iPhone 7 (iOS 14.4.1) are just way too loud. I turn the volume all the way down and it is still very loud. When I search online, all suggestions are for making it louder or for ...
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Grayed Out "Audio" & "Video" call buttons on Facetime

Someone asked this question a year ago and got zero answers: I open Facetime, which I used last week with no problem for a video call, but today the camera opens, I see myself, I see my list of ...
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Can I make/receive calls on a MacBook if connected to same iPhone's personal hotspot

My MacBook pro is connected to my iPhone's personal hotspot. I am not able to make/receive cellular calls on my MacBook, is that a limitation that I have to be on the same network applies to it should ...
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How can I tell how long a missed call attempted to ring for?

Sometimes autodialers call many numbers at the same time and direct the person (often a scammer or marketer) on the other end to whoever answers first. For this reason, I sometimes get missed calls ...
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How to remove friend's HomePod from audio selection during phone calls?

I do not see it in Bluetooth devices. It is not manageable in the Home app. It's surprising how much of annoyance an extra click to get speakerphone is. Example below (NIST time of day phone number).
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How can I reduce media playback volume while on a call?

How do I mute my media while on a phone call? I’d like to watch videos while I’m on the phone, but they are so loud, I can’t hear the person on the other end, and if I simply turn the volume down, it ...
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App to stop ex calling outside of court ordered hour

I have an abusive ex and we have a contact order for the children which allows him to call between 6.30-7.30 each day. However he continues to call all hours of the day and night. Is there an app to ...
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Phone calls immediately hang up - unless headphones are connected

Since updating to iOS 14.3 on my iPhone 7, incoming and outgoing phone calls immediately hang up with the error message below unless I have any Bluetooth headset connected. Everything works fine with ...
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Application to control phone call volume independently from main volume

Simply put, if I accept/receive a phone call or FaceTime audio phone call, then I prefer the volume to be louder than what it usually is at. This does not sound problematic. Why not just adjust the ...
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Unable to place call from Mac using iPhone

I have a Mac and and an iPhone. I want to make phone calls to my saved contacts from the Contacts app on my Mac without picking up my iPhone. But when I click on the call icon in the Contacts app, ...
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How to select iPhone audio device before placing a call?

Question How can I select a specific audio device before placing a call on my iPhone, without setting a new default device? Background During a call, I can route the audio to several different devices ...
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How do I disable the redirect to Skype when I click "call via iPhone" in safari?

I installed Skype because I need it and it auto-routes the click to call function to Skype now on my MacBook (Catalina 10.15.6). How do I disable the routing to Skype?
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I can’t hear anyone and they can’t hear me iPhone 6 [closed]

My phone won’t let me enable speaker and no one can hear me and I can’t hear anyone else anyone know why? I’m not connected to Bluetooth and the speaker phone has a different colour basically saying u ...
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How to make and receive calls in MBP via bluetooth?

I used to use the HandsFree 2 app. It worked perfectly and it even recorded calls, incredibly useful. But now in Catalina it crashes and it seems is discontinued. What it did, which would be perfect ...
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UNKNOWN NAME Showing up instead of actual phone number

When receiving a phone call from a number not listed in my Contacts, the name displays as "UNKNOWN NAME" rather than simply showing the number initiating the call. I'm pretty sure this hasn't always ...
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Only mic or speaker works on Google hangouts meet, both not working simultaneously

I am using Google Hangouts Meet on iphone 5. It was working well. Suddenly an issue happened. When I click on sound symbol on top of meet screen, two options pop out: iPhone and speaker. When I select ...
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Automatic call audio routing still asking for device

I have recently purchased new airpods and they were working good, but yesterday I think I didn't pair them properly and tried to make a phone call. Since then everytime I try to make a phone call even ...
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Is there any iphone call history downloader for windows which actually works?

Does anyone know an app (or procedure) that WORKs, to export the 4 months of iphone call logs, that everyone has been saying since 2016, is saved in iCloud? Google is jammed with pages which say they ...
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