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    Making calls

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    Making calls overview

    You can make a call by manually dialling a phone number or use the smart dial function to quickly find numbers from your contacts list and call logs by entering part of a contact number or name and selecting from the suggestions that appear. To make a video call, you can use the Duo™ video chat application on your device.

    Making calls

    1 Back to call log
    2 Delete
    3 Dialpad
    4 Call button

    To open the dialpad

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap .
    3. If the dialpad does not appear, tap .

    To dial a phone number

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap .
    3. If the call log appears, tap to display the dialpad.
    4. Enter the phone number, and tap .

    To delete a number entered by mistake, tap .

    To make a call using smart dial

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap .
    3. If the call log appears, tap to display the dialpad.
    4. Use the dialpad to enter letters or numbers that correspond to the contact you want to call. As you enter each letter or number, a list of possible matches appears.
    5. Tap the contact that you want to call.

    To make an international call

    1. From your Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap . The call log is displayed.
    3. Tap to display the dialpad.
    4. Touch and hold 0 until a “+” sign appears.
    5. Enter the country code, the area code without the initial zeros, followed by the phone number. Then tap .

    To add a direct dial number to your Home screen

    1. Touch and hold an empty area on your Home screen until the device vibrates and the customisation menu appears.
    2. In the customisation menu, tap Widgets > Shortcuts.
    3. Scroll through the list of applications and select Direct dial.
    4. Select the contact and the number that you want to use as the direct dial number.

    Showing or hiding your phone number

    You can select to show or hide your phone number on call recipients' devices when you call them.

    To show or hide your phone number during outgoing calls

    1. From the Home screen, tap .
    2. Find and tap Settings > Call > Additional settings > Caller ID, and choose an option.

    This option may not be provided by every operator.


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