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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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How can I decline a call in iPhone when the screen was locked?

I have an iPhone 4S. I really don't know in which basis it shows Answer/Decline buttons when someone calling me. Sometimes it shows both buttons and sometimes it only show the option "Slide to answer"....
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Phone Numbers to be ignored

Apparently someone has given my number has his telephone number to a whole bunch of offices, and I am getting a lot of calls on my phone asking for him! Is there a setting on the iPhone 3GS - OS 4.0....
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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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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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Display facebook profile pictures full size on call

I synced my friends' Facebook profile pictures with the facebook iPhone app. When I get a call from someone it has the picture displayed in small in the top right corner. When someone calls whose ...
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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 an iPhone call recorder theoretically possible?

NOTE: I know neither the iPhone SDK or Objective C, just wondering if possible. I know obviously it would have to be on a Jailbroken device anyway, but it is technically possible for a iPhone call ...
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Can I use 2 iPhones as walkie talkie? (without internet!)

I want to use 2 (or more) iPhones as walkie talkie (i.e. they talk each other without needing internet/voice call). Of course this should work with wifi, because it doesn't make much sense a to have ...
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What happens to a blocked caller?

So I can block callers from iOS 7 now (Settings > Messages > Blocked) and I'm told it blocks voice, iMessages, and FaceTime. What happens when they try to contact me? Are they told the number is ...
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Is it possible to route my iPhone calls through my MacBook Pro sound system?

I have external speakers and microphone hooked up to my MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard and an iPhone 3Gs connected to it with a USB cord. Is it possible to route calls from the iPhone through the ...
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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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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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iPhone won't ring, only vibrates

I have my iPhone5 set on "Vibrate on Ring" and the volume is not on mute, but when someone calls, it only vibrates. I've included it in Notifications Center, but that doesn't seem to do anything. Do ...
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iPhone 5 iOS7 no sound only vibrates when ringing?

Here is what I tried... Do Not Disturb is off In Settings -> Sounds, Vibrate on Ring is off and Vibrate on Silent is off The switch on the side is set to silver not red. The music will play over ...
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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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Is there a way to write rules for incoming calls?

I'd like to write some rules for incoming calls on my iPhone. For instance, if a call from a certain number comes in, I'd like it to go to voice-mail. Or simply hang up and not answer at all. Is ...
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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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Able to answer—but not make—iPhone calls on Mac

Background Among the many promising features of OS X 10.10 grouped under the label "Continuity" is the ability to make and answer iPhone calls from the Mac. The Mac uses the iPhone's connection to ...
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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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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 to “block” calls?

How do we "block" calls such that no one is able to call through? For example, I would not like anyone to call me for the next 60 minutes, but I do not wish to turn off the phone. What's the best ...
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How can I make a 3G video call (not Facetime) from an iPhone 4 to another brand's 3G phone?

How can I make a 3G video call (not Facetime) from an iPhone 4 to another brand's 3G phone? Is it possible by default? or any apps? Edit 11 November: I just found this today: No 3G video calling on ...
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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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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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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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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 you enter numbers on a Mac when making a cellular voice call with iPhone?

I just upgraded to Yosemite, and sometimes perform outbound cellular calls from my Mac using my iPhone. However, if I call a company that has a phone menu I have to enter specific numbers to choose ...
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Incoming call on 2nd iPhone without SIM Card

Yesterday, i was going to setup my new iPhone 6. So i did a backup of my iPhone 5, exchanged the SIM card and restored the iPhone 6. The restore did not went well, so i switched put the SIM card back ...
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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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Relay calls from one phone to another

Does anyone know of an app (on iOS, Android or any platform) that will allow me to place one phone in a part of my house that has good phone signal, and have it relay all calls to another device using ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I link/call an actual shell script saved within an Applescript app?

What's the correct syntax in the Applescript below to make this app run by double clicking on it rather than how it runs now by just running the Applescript in the AS script editor? The Shell script ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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iPhone 5 all outgoing calls fail

I have an iPhone 5 which I purchased (from India) in Nov 2012 and now it is out of warranty. I found an old SIM Card, which I purchased from Singapore when I was visiting that country, and put it ...
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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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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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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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Is there any app to make/receive calls on iphone from another non-apple device?

I have an iPhone that I use mainly to connect to internet and another device that simply makes calls and not have much features. It becomes frustrating using two devices when answering calls. There is ...
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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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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 ...