Receive Phone Calls

The following information lets you know how to answer incoming calls, mute the ringer on incoming calls, reject incoming calls, and more.

When you receive a phone call from a contact, the Incoming call screen appears and displays the caller ID icon, name, and phone number of the calling party. When you receive a phone call from someone who is not stored in People, only the default caller ID icon and phone number appear on the Incoming call screen.

Note: If your phone is turned off, all calls automatically go to voicemail.

Answer an Incoming Call

Silence the Ringing Sound

Reject an Incoming Call

Answer a Call with a Text Message

You can automatically send a text message to an incoming caller.

  1. To send an incoming call a text message, touch Incoming call icon and drag to Message contact icon.
  2. Touch one of the provided quick response messages or touch Custom and type a new message.

Tip: You can edit or create your own Quick Responses messages. Touch Apps All apps icon > Phone app icon Phone > Menu Menu icon > Settings > Quick Responses, and touch a message to edit it.

Voice Privacy

Turn on enhanced privacy mode to make it harder for devices to pick up your frequency.