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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jbuck1984, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. jbuck1984

    jbuck1984 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Hey guys, what it your favorite dialer? My HTC inc I used GoContacts, and now with GNEX I am using Rocket Dial which is pretty damn good. What is your favorite dialer?
     


  2. CharlzO

    CharlzO Android Expert

    I used to love GoContacts. Unfortunately, they're having issues with it, so I've been stock until they get it updated. I haven't looked into others yet :)
     
  3. reisb

    reisb Android Enthusiast

    the stock dialer on this thing is HORRENDOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Can't speed dial. Can't type letters to quick search. Best bet is leave it on frequently called. Then even if same contact home and mobile are in frequently called, it asks you which you want to call no matter which you click on (if ur gonna have both numbers showing as 2 different on freq called, just call that one when i click it) Then need to switch to dialer if not in contact list.
     
  4. sharmahw

    sharmahw Newbie

    I started using RocketDial but can not find a screen on the main page where I can see a scrolling list of Speed Dials. Any ideas? Thanks
    I find Rocket Dial overtly complicated and not so user friendly.
     
  5. pequeajim

    pequeajim Android Enthusiast

    I've been using TouchPad. A lot like my HTC dialaer from my Incredible, but with additional. features. I like the big keypad that ICS gives you, but just missed too many features.
     
  6. HunterBrooke

    HunterBrooke Well-Known Member

    After trying several, I like TakeOne. I use it as a Contact finder, too, freeing up a spot in my dock. The name looks something like TAKEphONE.
     
  7. gapi

    gapi Android Expert

    I am using Dialer2. Pretty simple and I like the dark theme. And I love how few permissions it needs.
     
  8. eddie33081

    eddie33081 Member

    The go launcher contacts was nice. Wouldnt mind one like that...
     
  9. mistermojorizi

    mistermojorizi Android Enthusiast

    the dialer is too big for my hands. I can't dial with one hand. Is there a more compact option?
     
  10. CharlzO

    CharlzO Android Expert

    Hopefully the GO team will update Contacts/Dialer for ICS. I see they did get Go SMS updated within a week of launch, I'm still keeping my eye out on the others. I love shortcut dialing. While I love the look of the stock dialer, I got really used to dialing by name like that.
     
  11. X24

    X24 Well-Known Member

    Dialer one was always my go-to. I found the dial a name feature is the only thing needed. 3 numbers or less and I had my contact.
     
  12. zerocool79346

    zerocool79346 Android Expert

    I must be the only one who likes the stock dialer haha. I leave it on the contacts page which allows you to search and dial immediately a lot like having MIUI's dialer on there.
     
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  13. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    Another vote for DialerOne here, it searches by both name and number at the same time, which is my main requirement for a dialer. (and of course that it actually DIAL... :D)
     
  14. CharlzO

    CharlzO Android Expert

    I absolutely love the look of the stock dialer. But (and I know this is an awful example), with Go Dialer (and others), I can just start "typing" their name on the number pad. 6 for M, 6 for O, and 6 for M... (yes, MOM is the devil...). it was just so much easier than having to hit the search button, type, then call from the results. I could open the dialer, hit 666, and boom, mom was right there. (others too, but that's the easiest example)
     
  15. Jay3

    Jay3 Android Enthusiast

    Hit the little phone symbol instead of the actual contact (to the left) and it will dial directly the mobile or home, whichever call was. Either that or this is is a setting, because mine does it fine.

    Speed dials is the starred contacts. Put a star on them and they tile nicely at the very top of the frequently dialed numbers.

    Type letters to search from any search screen -- the unified search bar outside the phone app (on any screen) or just tap the search symbol.

    I think everything works better if you don't think of the number pad as the "entry" screen to the phone. The number pad does almost nothing for you. Don't start there. Start on the frequently called numbers screen to the right. You're lightning quick where you need to be from there.
     
  16. eddie33081

    eddie33081 Member

    For Dialer One. How do I use the stock phone icon instead of the dialer one version?
     
  17. tarponbeach

    tarponbeach Android Enthusiast

    Download Desktop Visualizer from The Market (Free). Let's you use any photo or existing app icon for any other app.
     
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