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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ANewDay, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. ANewDay

    ANewDay Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    No option to default to call when a contact is tapped on?

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  2. lotus49

    lotus49 Android Expert

    I would like to know this as well.

    When I send a text to a contact it sends it to the default number even if it's a landline, which is pretty stupid. Calling the default number would be sensible, but it doesn't do so.
  3. speedlever

    speedlever Android Enthusiast

    My GS4 automatically calls the contact when I lift the phone up to my ear. I know that's an optional setting... but I can't find where to adjust the setting at the moment.
  4. KMoore7580

    KMoore7580 Member

    Swipe the contact right to call the default number, left to text them.
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  5. lotus49

    lotus49 Android Expert

    Thank you, I had completely forgotten you could do that.
  6. speedlever

    speedlever Android Enthusiast

    Anyone know where the setting is that lets you call the currently displayed contact by lifting the phone to your ear? I remember seeing that setting early on, but for the life of me, can't find where you enable/disable that function now.
  7. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    Settings > My Device > Motions and Gestures > Motion > Direct Call
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  8. speedlever

    speedlever Android Enthusiast

    Thank you. I am embarrassed at how long I searched for that without finding the right place to look!
  9. ANewDay

    ANewDay Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Thanks guys, never knew about the swipe.
  10. jj14x

    jj14x Android Expert

    You can also set up a direct dial shortcut (widgets - direct dial)
  11. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    Yep, that's what I did. On my home screen I have direct dial shortcuts for the two people I call the most (and direct text shortcuts also).

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 release date was April 2013. Features and Specs include a 5.0" inch screen, 13MP camera, 2GB RAM, Exynos 5410 Octa processor, and 2600mAh battery.

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