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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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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 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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How to stop audio/video playing after an incoming call on Mac? [duplicate]

When I receive a call on my Mac once I pick up say on my iPhone, previously paused video in my browser starts playing. It tends not always to be on the window I'm on and it's very irritating trying to ...
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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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iPhone 6 - Phone call keypad not recognized

Recently, when I am on a call that requires pressing a number on the keypad (for instance: to select an option or join a WebEx), I can press the appropriate button and I see the press respond and hear ...
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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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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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Can I record a phone call on an iPhone?

Nothing more to say than "Is there an app to record the current phone call ?" :-)
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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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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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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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Why does my recent calls list have entries from the future?

My iPhone's recent calls list correctly shows all the calls I've made or recieved, but some of them apparently have timestamps from the future: This screenshot was taken on Jan 7th. The call ...
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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 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 force password to be typed before answering a call?

Is there any way of asking for a password before picking up a call? The iPhone's lock screen password works for not allowing people to access the iPhone main screen, but it allows anyone to pick up ...
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Reject incoming call while on waiting

If I get a call while I'm busy with another call (call waiting, normal call, not FaceTime), can I reject that incoming call? I'm using an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.2. I didn't try anything till now, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I export my iPhone's call logs?

How can I get export the call log (incoming and outgoing calls) from my iPhone, preferably as a CSV file? I found MobileLog Jailbreak needed, $9.99 PhoneView $19.95 calLog Doesn't work with iOS 5, $...
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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 ...