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How To Customize Call Settings On Samsung Galaxy Note 2
How To Customize Call Settings On Samsung Galaxy Note 2

You can customize and configure call settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

To access the Call settings menu:

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings.

How to configure general Call Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Configure the general call settings using this option.

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings.
  • Tap one of the following options:
    • Call rejection: allows you to manage your rejection mode and rejection list.
      • Auto reject mode: sets the phone to automatically reject incoming calls or messages.
      • Auto reject list: provides access to current rejection entries and numbers.
  • Set reject messages: allows you to manage both existing rejection messages and create new ones.
  • Ringtone and keypad tones: assigns a device ringtone, device vibration and Incoming call setting, as well as Keytones used when the keypad is pressed.
  • Call alert: allows you to assign call alert tones and activate call alerts and vibration.
    • Call vibrations: vibrates the phone when the called party answers.
    • Call status tones: assigns sounds settings during the call. Choose from: Call connect tone, Minute minder, and Call end tone.
    • Alerts on call: selects whether alarm and message notification is turned off during a call.
  • Call answering/ending: allows you to manage the settings for answering and ending calls.
    • Answering key allows you to press a key to answer the phone.
    • The Power key ends calls allows you to press the power key to end the current call.
  • Auto screen off during calls: allows you to force the screen to turn off during an active call.
  • Accessory settings for call: allows you to assign headset settings during incoming calls.
    • Automatic answering configures the device to automatically answer and incoming call when a headset is detected.
    • Automatic answering timer configures the time delay before the device automatically accepts the incoming call.
    • Outgoing call conditions configures the connected Bluetooth device to make outbound calls within one of two settings: Even when device locked or Only when device unlocked.
  • My call sound: allows you to personalize the sounds you hear during a call with and without earphones.
    • Tap My call sound settings and select Personalize call sound.
    • Follow the detailed on-screen instructions.
  • Use extra vol. for calls: activating this feature places an extra volume button on your currently active call screen.
  • Increase volume in pocket: increases the ringtone volume when the device is in a pocket or a bag. Uses the proximity sensor to detect its location.
  • Call forwarding: configures call forwarding options.
  • Note: If the Wi-Fi Calling feature is active, Call forwarding is greyed-out and inaccessible.
  • Additional settings: allows you to configure additional call settings.
  • Voicemail service: allows you to assign the service.
  • Voicemail settings: displays the settings for the voicemail.
  • Ringtone: assigns your device's ringtone.
  • Vibrate: configures the vibrate settings. Choose from Always, Only in silent mode, or Never.
  • TTY mode: allows you to configure the TTY settings.

Call rejection on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Call rejections.
  • Activate the feature by moving the Auto reject mode slider to the right.
  • Tap Auto reject mode and tap one of the following options:
    • All numbers: to reject all calls.
    • Auto reject numbers: to reject all calls in your Reject list.
  • Tap Auto reject list.
  • Tap + icon to manually add numbers to the Reject list.
  • Tap Unknown to create a checkmark and automatically reject all calls that are not in your Contacts list.

How to set reject messages on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Set reject messages.
  • Tap + icon to manually add a reject message.

or

  • Tap one of the pre-written messages to be displayed when you want the call to be rejected. You can edit the message if desired.
  • Tap Save to save the reject message.

Ringtones and keypad tones on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Ringtones and keypad tones.
  • Tap Device ringtone, select a ringtone, and tap OK.
  • Tap Device vibration, select a vibration type, and tap OK.
  • Tap Incoming call vibration to create a checkmark if you want your phone to vibrate when a call is incoming.
  • Tap Keytones to create a checkmark if you want tones to play when the keypad is pressed.

Call alert on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Call alert.
  • Tap Call vibrations to enable your phone to vibrate when the called party answers the phone.
  • Tap Call status tones to set the sound settings during a call then tap OK.
  • Tap Alerts on call to turn off alarm and message notifications during a call.

Call answering/ending on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Call settings > Call answering/ending.
  • Select any of the following options:
    • Answering key: Tap this option to be able to accept incoming calls by pressing the Home key.
    • The power key ends calls: This option will allow you to end a call by pressing the power key without turning off the screen.

Auto screen off during calls on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

This option turns on the proximity sensor during calls so that your phone will know to turn the screen off to save power.

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Auto screen off during calls to create a checkmark and enable the feature.

Accessory settings for call on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Accessory settings for call.
  • The following options are available:
    • Automatic answering: configures the device to automatically answer and incoming call when a headset is detected.
    • Automatic answering timer: configures the time delay before the device automatically accepts the incoming call.
    • Outgoing call conditions: allows you to make calls even when the device is locked.

My call sound on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

This option allows you to personalize the sounds you hear during a call with and without earphones.

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Call settings > My call sound.
  • Tap My call sound settings.
  • Tap Personalize call sound and follow the detailed on-screen instructions.

Use extra vol. for calls on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

This option allows you to see an extra volume button on the screen during calls.

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Use extra vol. for calls to create a checkmark and enable the feature.

Increase volume in pocket on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

This option increases the ringtone volume when the device is in a pocket or a bag. It uses the proximity sensor to detect its location.

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Increase volume in pocket to create a checkmark and enable the feature.

How to configure Call Forwarding on Samsung Galaxy Note 2

  • From the Home screen, tap Phone icon.
  • Press Menu key and then tap Call settings > Call forwarding > Voice call.
  • Tap an available option:
    • Always forward: incoming calls are re-routed to a secondary number that you specify.
    • Forward when busy: forwards all your calls to voicemail when your phone is busy.
    • Forward when unanswered: automatically forwards to your voicemail number when the phone is not answered, and otherwise allows you to enter a voicemail number.
    • Forward when unreachable: automatically forwards to your voicemail number when the phone is not in service, or is turned off.