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Blocking calls on my phone

How to block calls? I have looked and cannot find details to do this. I have asked Cortana for help with no success.
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Unable to use any apps during active call

I cannot check SMS/text messages, WhatsApp messages or open a browser while I'm in an active call. In 3-4 seconds, screen auto locks & turns off which is very frustrating. I constantly have to ...
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Can't find call record option in windows 10 phone, does that depend on Country/Region?

I am using windows 10 phone and unable to find the call record option. Settings->System->Phone In phone settings page there should be a default call record option but unfortunately it does not exist. ...
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How to make calls in Skype Preview using my SIM card?

I was using Windows default messaging app, and somehow I decided to make my Skype Preview as default messaging app. Since I receive video calls. At first I use the call from Skype (phone icon), I ...
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How to remove *all* call history in Windows Phone 8.1?

In the original Windows Phone, open the "Phone" app, then press "...", there is an option "Delete all history". However, in Windows Phone 8.1, it's gone! I can only delete individual calls by holding ...
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How to automatically reject all calls from private numbers? [duplicate]

I don't want to receive any call from private numbers and I want them automatically rejected. How would I do that on Windows 10 Mobile?
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How to know which number on dual-SIM phone was called?

I have a phone with dual SIM cards. When somebody calls me, I can see the calling number and used network. How can I know which of my SIM cards received the call?
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Incoming phone calls are automatically forwarded on Nokia Lumia 530

Incoming phone calls are automatically forwarded on Nokia Lumia 530 (Windows 8.10) I want to end this feature. Not sure how it got enabled. A small icon is shown at top of my status bar: phone horn ...
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Why Windows 10 Mobile doesn't show how many rings my caller waited before hanging up If he rang more than one ring?

I know that Windows 10 Mobile in previous Beta builds shows how many rings my caller waited before hanging up. This feature doesn't work properly in the latest final release on Lumia 640 XL . It only ...
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Lumia 520 doesn't ring or shows any sign of incoming call or message when locked

When My Lumia is locked (I mean when it generally asks for Password), it doesn't respond to calls or messages. When I unlock the phone it does alert me on incoming calls and can see all the calls, ...
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Is it posible to choose a SIM card while making a call through Cortana

I use Cortana a lot to make calls. However every time I call a person using Cortana it seems to call from the SIM through which the previous call was made. I would like to choose a SIM while making ...
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Blocking calls on WP 8.1

How to block calls (and preferably SMS too) on WP 8.1? Seems that WP 8 had an option in Settings "Call & SMS filter" that doesn't exist at all in this version. No options present in the phone ...
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Network issues after windows 10.0.10586.36

I recently upgraded to the latest windows preview.And after the upgrade did a complete reset and restored the backup. only problem is the network will automatically turn off(Flight mode). And i Have ...
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Why does the song plays in the music player even during the incoming call?

I am using Microsoft Lumia 540, I listen to songs in the music player via headset and I generally put my phone in my pocket. When I get a call the music player should stop and default ringtone should ...
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Roaming - being called by numbers from abroad

I think this is the correct category. I know I have roaming disabled on my phone. Does that mean that while I'm in 1 country and my friend is in a different country, he can't call me? Does my disabled ...
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How to forward call from one SIM to second?

I have BLU Win HD LTE Dual SIM. I want to transfer call from one SIM to another. From this site: Forward Calls (Unconditional): On the Start screen, tap “People” From within the app, tap “…” ...
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how to make a video call in windows phone?

how to do the video call in windows phone without Skype. 3g network also provide the video call facility to customer. in windows phone i am not able to do video calling without Skype. its this ...
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Is it possible to set Skype to be the default dialer?

I am using data plan and want Skype to handle all my incoming and outgoing calls. E.g. When I go to "People" and tap on a phone number I want Skype to do the call and not the default dialer.
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Features and Upgrade to Windows 10 for Lumia 820?

I would like to know windows 10 features and does windows 10 going to support Wifi direct, net sharing , calling from pc/laptop using phone etc Can I install it on my Lumia 820 ? What are the known ...
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Is there a way to change the call screen in lumia 535?

Can I change the call screen in Lumia? Lumia 535 has a touch issue and therefore I miss many call trying to swipe up before saying "answer or ignore". Is there a way that I can avoid this swipe up ...
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Repeat unread SMS and missed calls alerts?

Is it possible to repeat unread SMS alert and missed calls tune (Lumia 535)? Similar functionality on iOS:
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Nokia lumia 630 hangs when call initiated

When call initiated the phone hangs; it gets stuck. To end the call, it has to be turned off, and when turned on, there is no call issues for 3 or 4 times. If any one calls me it comes as not ...
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Incoming calls not working while outgoing are OK

My Nokia Lumia 525 suddenly stopped accepting incoming calls. Outgoing calls are OK. How can I fix this?
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WhatsApp Calling feature

When will the WhatsApp calling feature be available on Windows Phone? Currently when someone with WhatsApp calling tries to call me using WhatsApp, they get a message saying that this contact needs ...
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Is there any built in call recording tool in windows phone? [duplicate]

I have found plenty app in windows app store for recording calls, but i am wondering if there is a built in call recording tool in windows phone 8.1?
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Call waiting not working on Lumia 535

When I am trying to call someone who's already in a call I don't get the "call waiting" message on my screen. This makes me retry again and again. What should I do?
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How do I reject/ignore an incoming call?

Today I received a call from a number I didn't recognize. I couldn't find a way to reject the the call so I was forced to let it ring. The only option I was given was to swipe up, which I assumed ...
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NOKIA Lumia 735 can't make phone calls - 'system busy' all the time

I can't seem to make phone calls from my Nokia Lumia 735 at all. I get 'system busy' followed by 'call dropped' without fail. This is a great phone for the Internet and email but it's pretty useless ...
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Play notification sound during call after a minute has passed

I want to ask if Windows Phone 8.1 can play a notification sound during a call after a minute has passed? It would be very nice to hear something, just to know when the next minute starts.
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Why would my local call go to international number?

Recently in Windows phone, my local calls have been automatically going to international number in the UK , i now can't make any local calls in my area, another area maybe ok, i have no idea what ...
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No voice for both incoming and outgoing calls

I recently bought a Lumia 630 (dual-sim variant) and I am facing this issue from the 2nd day of using. Sometimes I am not able to hear voice while making an incoming or an outgoing call. Performing ...
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Exactly what numbers are permitted for emergency calls?

When a Windows Phone device is PIN-locked and I tap the "Emergency call" button, it brings up a dial pad. But when I try to call a non-emergency number, the following message appears: So what numbers ...
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Why am I unable to answer calls from the lock screen on my Lumia 520?

I purchased a 520 for my elderly mum. She finds answering a call quite difficult. Press power Swipe up Tap Answer My friend has a 620 which has the Answer and Reject buttons directly on the lock ...
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Redialing when number is busy

How can I auto redial when number is busy?
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Emergency call in Windows Phone?

How can I make an emergency call in Windows Phone?
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Does Windows Phone have any call control options?

A tech blog I read a couple weeks ago did a comparison between Windows Phone, Android and iOS. It mentioned that Windows Phone had some limited call control options. Is this actually the case, or ...