- 08-27-2013, 08:01 PM #1
When my 521 rings, I see who the caller or number is and the screen displays"Slide up to answer". After doing that it displays "Answer" and "Ignore"... so the phone rings, I have to slide up AND choose Answer. Even the most primitive cell phones have an any button answer option. Anyone know if I can get this to a single action, simple way to answer a call?
- 08-30-2013, 06:12 AM #5
I hope answering calls still remains complicated... one gesture plus one click is good enough.
It's already a mess with this fu**ing super-sensitive touch (Lumia 920) when I keep my phone on my pocket: sometimes I found some randomly apps open and once I found a call answered! And the touch sensitivity is already on Normal... what would be on High??
08-30-2013, 06:52 AM #6
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@Peakmaster - Your Lock Screen activates after a set period of time and this is a good thing, to help save battery power, stop unintended actions, privacy etc, etc. If you would rather use your smartphone more like a feature phone of old, then you could set the screen time-out to 'Never' but that will have consequences and these are full screen touch-enabled devices.
'Any key answer' is not as practical or desirable on a smartphone with touch-enabled screens. In fact, when a call comes in, you might have noticed that the 3 hardware capacitive keys and all the physical keys are disabled and that's also a good thing. It's so that if you pull your phone out of your pocket or handbag or even pick it up off a table, you can't accidentally end or answer the call or perform any other function until you're ready.
08-30-2013, 07:59 AM #7
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Thought about this the other day. We have voice command for dialing, "call whomever" , but no "answer whomever" that would be one solution if we had that voice commandNokia Lumia 521 (GDR2/Amber) - TMobile Prepaid Unlimited + 2.5gb Hotspot
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- 08-30-2013, 11:22 AM #9
Feature that, in fact, I will never activate :D
The only explanation I found is that the screen is so sensitive that detect (the rare times it accidentally unlocks with the hardware key) the movements inside my pocket as gestures... and I don't like that.
Last edited by marcomura; 08-30-2013 at 11:40 AM.
08-30-2013, 12:36 PM #10
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- 08-30-2013, 01:12 PM #11
On my androids, if my phone rings, it passes up on the lock screen and you just slide to answer. or ignore, or send to voicemail. And your lockscreen stays intact or active. You can't inadvertently answer cause you have to slide the button all the way over to answer, not just touch it.
It would be nice for a call to bypass the lockscreen if desired. I always have a case on mine which covers the screen so I have 3 actions. Open the case, slide the lockscreen, and hit the answer button. If I am not fast enough it goes to voicemail. So I have to find my phone in my purse while ringing, and then quickdraw so to speak to answer. You guys don't have that problem! :)
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