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Call waiti0ng on Droid Inc. NOT ABLE TO HANGUP CALL???

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Bob Dobalina, May 21, 2010.

  1. Bob Dobalina

    Bob Dobalina Member
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    Can someone please explain how the call waiting works on the Droid???? If I am on a call and I get another call, then I am able to answer it no problem.....When I go to hang up on the calls, the system hangups on both calls every time....if I don't end the call, then the other called will stay on hold until both calls are ended....Anyone else have this experience? Thanks again for any information!!
     



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  2. cheesehead007

    cheesehead007 Newbie

    I'll answer this as best I can, and the really smart people can tear it to shreds ;)

    In short, it's a limitation/nuance of CDMA, the technology that Verizon (& Sprint, & Alltel) use for their voice networks. What's "really happening" when you switch between two calls is:

    * The caller "on hold" will still show as "on hold" even if they disconnect.
    * If you hang up, and the "on hold" caller has disconnected, the call is done
    * If you hang up, but the "on hold" caller was still there...
    - you'll (shortly) get an incoming call, usually from "unknown"
    - answer it, and the "on hold" party will be reconnected to you

    I'm sure there's a more elegant way to explain that... but it's not a Droid-specific issue, I've dealt with this all the way back to analog phones.
     
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  3. Bob Dobalina

    Bob Dobalina Member
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    cheesehead007 - Thank you very much for your reply. I guess that makes sense...Coming from my BB Curve with Verizon and other keypad based phones I used send to answer call waiting and toggle back to the other caller....I never got the call from "unknown" until I got the DroidInc....I just hope I am not being charged extra minutes somehow from Verizon.
     
  4. pkmn760

    pkmn760 Well-Known Member

    can someone confirm this?
     
  5. Bob Dobalina

    Bob Dobalina Member
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    Try it...
     
  6. CtK4949

    CtK4949 Newbie

    so you cant go back and forth between the two calls??
     
  7. Nicaragüense

    Nicaragüense Member

    Yes, just look at the screen and click the number/name to switch to that line
     
  8. Bob Dobalina

    Bob Dobalina Member
    Thread Starter

    You can toggle between calls without an issue, but if you try and hang up on a selected caller you can't. There is no way, the phone will hang up both calls every time.
     
  9. Yaksha

    Yaksha Well-Known Member

    I found a similar issue with making a conference call. I had two people on the line and one of them put me on hold and it put on hold music. I was unable to drop them so me and the other person had to talk over the music.
     
  10. Bob Dobalina

    Bob Dobalina Member
    Thread Starter

    Yea basically this phone kicks a$$ for the most part, but as far as an enterprise solution. BB has all manufacturers beat. Now I would like to figure out this call waiting issue, because I have not been able to toggle between callers and end certain callers without hanging up on all....anyone that can confirm a first hand solution would be greatly appreciated....Thanks again.
     

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