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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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Using the “Scroll/Get to the Top” inbuilt shortcut

On an iPhone, if you tap on the upper line of your phone, where you can see the time and other things like battery level, wi-fi and stuff, it gets you to the top of the page, may it be SE, Safari,...
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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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How to completely silence the other party in a call on iOS

Is there a way to completely silence the person on the other end of the call in iOS? It appears that lowering the volume while a call is in progress doesn't silence the speaker completely, unlike ...
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Phone calls on iPhone doesn't ring on Bluetooth headphones

I recently started using Bluetooth headphones. Today I received my first phone call since I started using the Bluetooth headphones, and to my surprise my iPhone rang out loud instead of playing the ...
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People can't hear me after about 5 minutes on my iphone6

After 5 to 10 minutes into a phone call the person I am talking to can no longer hear me but I can still hear them. I call back and it works fine for a few minutes. In every other respect the phone ...
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How do I block all calls from outside my contacts and play them a recording with instructions to text me instead?

I get about 5 robocalls a day in spite of using robocall blocker apps. They use a blacklist of caller numbers that is useless because robocallers always just spoof a random number. The only solution ...
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iPhone: list of calls of a contact

On iPhone, how can I see the list of calls (incoming and outgoing) with a certain contact? Tapping the last call in the call history only shows the last (sometimes two or three last) call(s). iPhone ...
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Is there a way to block all incoming phone calls except in your area code?

I want to block all incoming calls on my iPhone that are not from my area code so that I will not receive any unsolicited calls from out of state, particularly related to my resume. I read that one ...
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Use BlueTooth headset for media only, not calls, on iPhone

I use BlueTooth headsets to listen to music and podcasts. But I'll often put them down and walk in and out of range. If begin a phone call out of range of the headset, but then walk back within ...
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Can the HomePod be used for VoIP calls?

Apple mentions that the HomePod can be used for regular phone calls, but would that also work for third party VoIP apps like Skype, WhatsApp etc.? If this is implemented anything like handoff/...
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How to see recent calls in contact's info?

My phone is Iphone XR with iOS 13. I have contacts with few numbers. When I open some of them I can't see what number was used for last call (incoming or outgoing). And I can't find last call by ...
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iPhone makes calls on its own

My wife's iPhone went crazy over the past week. There is a large number of calls to and from Romania in it's call log (5-10 a day). These include outgoing, incoming and missed calls (all of which ...
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How to use Shortcuts on my iPhone to call in to conferences?

I have to attend a lot of conference meetings and each of these meetings uses their own conference id or conference number. Usually I call a number and wait for the automated voice to enter the ...
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How to allow Siri to call only specific persons

I use Siri to call some fixed persons(e.g. family), but sometimes Siri calls to wrong person. I don't need to call with Siri for other people. Is it possible to create whitelist or blacklist to call ...
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How to remove my Mac from iPhone call audio routing list?

When I'm making a phone call with my iPhone, under the audio button typically I can toggle between phone and speakerphone. But recently a third option appeared, which claims to route the call to my ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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iPhone SE occasionally won't receive calls, I get missed call notification instead

At first I didn't think that was such a big problem, because it happened only every now and then, but now it's becoming frustrating, because I missed some important calls because of it. Long story ...
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To understand working of Cellular iPad+iPhone and number of sim cards required

I am totally confused by iPad Cellular calling features. If I put a sim card in iPad cellular, how do I make or receive calls in iPad since, there is no default dial app in iPad. Case 1: 1 sim card: ...
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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 when using the Mac. The problem is, when I get back to the Mac, it shows ...
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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 ...