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Questions tagged [phone.app]

Native app on iPhone for calling and receiving voicemail

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Redial last number

Is there a way to quickly redial the last number in the phone.app? I know you can go into recents but is there a quicker way on iOS 12 using iPhone SE?
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Missed calls appearing on two different phones

One of my phones is an iPhone SE and another an iPhone 5S. When you go to phone.app -> Recents the same calls appear on both devices. They are both on the same Apple ID so this is probably why. In ...
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Are blocked callers notified [duplicate]

When you block a caller are they notified they are blocked?
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Message, Phone apps started showing only phone numbers, not names

About three days after upgrading from iOS 11.4 to iOS 12 my messages and phone apps (recents & voicemail) started showing only phone numbers, not contact names. In some cases, they would display "...
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How to use Mac microphone for a phone call on iPhone

My iPhone is plugged into my Mac. I have a nice USB mic on the Mac I'd like to use for calls. I'm used to using Rogue Amoeba's software (e.g. Airfoil) so I know it's possible to pipe the audio around. ...
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Block all unknown numbers not in my Contacts from calling and messaging on my iPhone

I know I can block a number from messaging/calling me, but I can only do this after the event. Is there a way I can stop unknown numbers from messaging/calling before the event, i.e. for numbers that ...
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Converting Word Table to iPhone

I have a my contact list on my PC, formatted as a table in Word (.doc). Is there a convenient way to transfer this info into my iPhone 7+ contact list other than manual data entry?
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Is there a way to see what numbers I entered after calling an automated service?

On my iPhone 6 is there a way to see what numbers I entered after recently calling an automated service (like when you call the cable or power company and have to press the number that corresponds ...
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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 send out my caller ID info?

Is there a way to send out my Caller ID info to people not on my contact list, or to people whose contact list I am not on?
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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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What is busy calls?

In phone settings on iOS I have a button called "SIM apps" when clicked it gives me a button to open an app called Busy Calls, the app starts with the screen on the left. If I click "Edit SMS ...
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Call History Location

When I go to 'Recents' in iPhone, I can see the location of my callers. I'm wondering how this location is determined. Is it the exact location of the caller at the time of the call, or just where ...
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Ignore call without declining it

Is there a way to not only mute a call, but stop it hijacking the entire screen? I don't want the person to know I'm not answering their calls, so don't want to decline it and have it get sent to ...
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Various apps (phone, calender, etc.) on iPhone 7 freezing randomly

I got an iPhone 7 that has a freezing issue with the Phone app. I purchased it directly from Apple and use it on Verizon's network. During the purchase, Apple.com asked about transferring an existing ...
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How does Do Not Disturb work in iOS with message Favorites?

New in iOS 10 you can add a message favorite instead of just phone favorites. How does that work with Do Not Disturb's only allow notifications from favorites? If I add just a contact's phone but not ...
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What does it mean if the phone does half a ring before going straight to voicemail?

So many times, I'll call someone (iPhone to iPhone) and the iPhone will ring once, but goes to voice mail immediately about halfway through the ring. What are the possibilities? I'm assuming the ...
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Phone app freezes after using iPhone for a few hours

When the phone is switched on and I open the Phone app I can navigate to "Recents", "Contacts" and other tabs there. But after about few hours using the iPhone, when I press the Phone app, it goes to ...
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How to know from which number a missed call came, if the caller has multiple numbers?

In iOS 8.4.1, if a caller who has 6 numbers, calls you and you see a missed call. Then, clicking the "i" symbol next to the missed call showed you all the 6 numbers of the caller and the number from ...
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Conflict between devices in call log if we have the same Apple ID

I have iOS 9.0.2 on an iPhone 5s and my wife has an iPhone 6 with the same iOS version. We have the same Apple ID and we have issue after upgrading the two call logs are the same now. If she has a ...
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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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iOS 9 call log/recent calls doesn't show blue number to identify which number is referenced

I work for a marketing company and we use iPhones. Lots of contacts have more than a phone number saved in their business card as mobile, main, home, private ecc. In iOS 9, in the recent calls log, ...
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Can receive but cannot make outgoing calls on an iPhone 5S

My iPhone 5s which I bought a year ago shows "Call Failed" whenever I hit "send", it doesn't matter which number I'm dialing. I can get incoming calls, FaceTime calls, messages, and apps are working ...
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Why do some contacts on the favorites screen on Phone.app show initials and others an icon?

In iOS 7 the contacts in my favorites screen in Phone.app that don't have a photo show either initials or a person icon. Why not just one or the other and what determines which image a contact will ...
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Can I make my iPhone to show name and number on incoming calls? [duplicate]

When I recieve a call it only shows the name of the contact. Is it possible to shows the number as well? The same applies when I call a contact, it only shows the name, but I'll watch that thread ...
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How can I see the phone number dialed after I initiate a call?

In the Phone app (iPhone 5, iOS 6.1.2), I click on a contact's number, the call is initiated and starts ringing. For a brief moment at this point, the label of the number (home / work / etc…) is ...