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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mbj217, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. mbj217

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    I am relatively new to the S3 coming from an Iphone 4s. My only complaint is I can't screen calls. My phone automatically answers all calls. Anyone know how to stop this?
     

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  2. mbj217

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  3. EpicMindWarp

    EpicMindWarp Well-Known Member
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    You may first want to turn off voice commands for apps so it dons't answer calls that way and turn off accessibly options for auto-call answering.

    There's no reason why the phone should be auto-answering calls. Failing all that, a factory reset and failing that you need to return the handset as faulty.
     
  4. tetz

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    Mine, for the past few days, has been auto answering calls also. It answers after 2 rings and is on speaker phone.

    I will research the problem more. I did a root a few weeks ago, but everything was working fine, until now. Restoring everything from my titanium back up and will report if that fixed it. THen a factory restore. Not sure if I will lose my root when I factory restore.
     
  5. Munoz303

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    Mine was doing the same thing. Answers all calls after 2 rings, straight to speaker phone. After some research, this is what I found.

    Go to the green "phone" button. then bottom left "menu" . then "call settings." then "accessory settings for call." Then put a green check mark next to the "automatic answering"
     
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  6. Evo 5oh

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    Is something in options i think i got to check
     
  7. WAWood8

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    OK ... but ... mine then says "... only operates with a connected headset". So, in those cases where there is no headset connected, or the phone is NOT paired using BT, the phone should NOT autoanswer -- even if this is checked.

    Right?
     
  8. Munoz303

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    nope, i did the exact method that i laid out in my previous comments, and it fixed the problem. I think its just weird wording. Check that box, and i bet if fixes it for you. Let me know
     
  9. hogsniper

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    My phone auto-answering was driving me crazy. I thought it was the bluetooth car kit (second one now). Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge. I go to my phone store and when they can't find the answer, they always suggest a reset and I have too much time invested in setting up my phone how I want it. Thanks again!!
     
  10. GTWalling

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    Is Driving mode turned on?
     

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