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preventing accidental dial out calls

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by chicago, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. chicago

    chicago Active Member
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    what apps are you guys using to dial or speed dial. i am having a problem as if i use the log or dialer and when done with the call i have a tendendcy to accidently hit the screen and place a call unknowingly...at least untill my wife calls back about the conversation she overheard:eek:
     

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  2. punkzanyj

    punkzanyj Well-Known Member
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    press hangup button, then immediately hit home button.

    That's the danger of a capacitive touchscreen, you have to be careful, as they are very sensitive.
     
  3. STORM3333

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    freakish huh? my sister has alerted me of a few as well, and while I don't have a wife I have a sorta boyfriend who I definately probably wouldn't want him to happen upon a conversation or two i'm having with people in his regard! lmaooooo i'm loving being a fly on the wall for this thread!
     
  4. wt.pm

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    Ok, my problem is not redialing, but I have a condition that makes my hands shake a litttle, and when I go to touch a contact, my hand will jerk, and I'll hit the contact next to the one I want. By the time I manage to end call, it's already ringing. Is there any app for the 1.6 that will require you to confirm (contact) (dial) whatever before it actually dials?
     
  5. hanhav

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    There is an app called "call confirm" but dont know if it works in 1.6.
     
  6. Podivin

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    You might try scrolling and selecting with the trackball, if your motor function is sufficient to use such a small trackball.
     
  7. Podivin

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    To the OP, I've found that backing out of the dialer before putting the phone back in my pocket has prevented accidental dials.
     
  8. Kickstand

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    I use call confirm and it works just fine.
     
  9. Lyrrad

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    Call confirm +1

    Sent from my HTC Desire using Tapatalk
     
  10. Khaelum

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    +1 for call confirm

    Sent from my HTC Evo using Tapatalk + Swype
     
  11. Xavion2004

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    +1 for call confirm
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  12. nomarsgirl

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    Another +1 for call confirm.
     
  13. jonbar87

    jonbar87 Well-Known Member
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    not call log works great for me
     
  14. our3rotts

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    not call log works for me also - it makes it so that the contact screen closes when you end the call.

    My husband uses call confirm to choose the right contact.
     
  15. iowabowtech

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    +1. Super responsive dev also.
     
  16. Not Call Log is great to prevent accidentally hitting a contact in your call log after you finish a call. If you're having issues with hitting direct dial icons on your home screen, we just released Sign, which is a gesture-based speed dial. It prevents accidental/incidental calls because you have to activate the gesture recognition widget and then sign from the home screen. There's more info here.

    Sign also includes a call confirmation feature which can be set from 1 to 4 seconds.
     
  17. buffettgirl

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    another +1 for call confirm.
     
  18. K-Rizzle

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    Was about to suggest this one! :)
     
  19. brad614

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    I had been using Smart Dialer which worked great, even when connected by Bluetooth. However, after the Evo update last week it doesn't work any longer. I emailed the developer who said he was going to release an update next week...we shall see.
     

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