Is there a way to block incoming calls while having an active data connection

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by coolhandcarter, May 25, 2010.

  1. coolhandcarter

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    I am trying to find a way to block incoming calls while I am on the internet. It seems like right when I am about to finally get to what I am looking for someone calls just to say what's up. Is there an app or setting that will send those calls straight to voicemail?

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  2. brykins

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    What network are you on? If it's 3G/HSDPA then your data connection and voice connection should happily co-exist. However if you're in a 2G signal area then it's a bit different. Data and voice can't happen at the same time on 2G but the network *ought* to cut the data connection when a voice call comes in (as voice is generally considered to me more important). It's how it ought to work.

    Now, if someone can tell T-Mobile UK that and get them to sort their network so that it works that way, I'll be a lot happier. As it is right now, if I'm on 2G, I miss calls if my phone is using data. Not good.
     
  3. Xyro

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    There are apps that you can use to block all calls (or specific ones). If you put Block Calls into the market there are lots of results, but I don't have any experience with them, sorry.
     
  4. coolhandcarter

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    I am on a 3G network. It's not that I care that the internet stops is that the browser closes and the phone comes up. Then I hit ignore and they call back its just annoying.

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