Skip to main content

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Call Forwarding in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Since call forwarding is a basic feature therefore most of phones usually have this feature, including with Samsung Galaxy S5. Call forwarding itself is a feature that will let you to divert some or all of incoming calls to another number. By using this feature, you can set your phone to always forward all incoming calls or only forward them when the certain condition is fulfilled (e.g: when busy, unanswered or unreachable). You can choose which call forwarding option you want to enable based on your need, for instance when you're in an out of coverage area then you can enable call forwarding to forward incoming calls to another phone number so that you won't miss any important call.

How to use call forwarding feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open Phone app.
  2. Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.
  3. Tap Call.
  4. Tap More settings.
  5. Tap Call forwarding.
  6. Tap Voice call and then select from the following options:
    • Always forward: select this option to forward all incoming calls. FYI, if you select this option, you'll see is displayed on the status bar as a sign that all incoming calls will be forwarded and other call forward options will be disabled.
    • Forward when busy: select this option to forward incoming calls when your number is busy.
    • Forward when unanswered: select this option to forward incoming calls when unanswered.
    • Forward when unreachable: select this option to forward incoming calls when the phone is turned off or when your number is unreachable.
  7. Soon after selecting a call forwarding option (e.g: Forward when unreachable), enter the alternative number you want the incoming calls to be forwarded to or tap to select the required one from the Contacts app and then tap Enable button. 
  8. If you didn't choose always forward, you can enable other call forwarding options by repeating from the step #6.
  9. To disable call forwarding, tap the required call forwarding option you want to disable (e.g: Forward when unreachable) and then tap Disable button.

As a note, if you don't have call forwarding option in your phone(in some models, some options/features may be disabled or unavailable) then alternatively you can enable or disable call forwarding via text message or by dialing a specific code. You can get the message format or the code to enable or disable call forwarding from your service provider.


Popular posts from this blog

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Access Clipboard in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Copy and paste text is a feature that can be used in Samsung Galaxy S5. This feature will help you duplicating or moving copied text with ease from one app to another. Since all copied text will be saved to the clipboard, it makes you can not only paste a text that you have just copied, but also paste an older copied text by selecting the required one from the clipboard as long as the clipboard has not been cleared yet.

How to access the clipboard?
Generally, there are two methods that can be used to access the clipboard: 1) in an app or screen where you can enter text by long tapping in a text entry field, 2) in an app or screen where you can see the keyboard by utilizing more options in the keyboard.

Method #1: From a text entry field
If you have ever copied text or taken a screenshot then you can easily access the clipboard from a text entry field in any app or screen. But, as the example, we'll access the clipboard from a text entry field when composing a new text message in Mes…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Fix Missing Microphone Button on Samsung Keyboard

In the stock Samsung keyboard, there are some keys that have several functions, for instance a key in the left side of Space bar(it's usually displayed with a Settings/Cog wheel icon), when you long tap this key, you will see some options available, such as Keyboard settings, Smiley, Clipboard, Microphone, etc. Those hidden button sometimes make some users who want to use one of them have difficulty to find the button.

See also: How to Find Mic Button on Samsung Keyboard

But, in certain case, the Mic button is completely not available though the user have had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar, as experienced by one of insider named Linda. She says that she can't find Mic button though she has had long tapped the key in the left side of Space bar when she want to use it to voice to text.

How to fix missing mic button on Samsung keyboard?
If you're also experiencing the same problem, you can make the Mic button available again in your keyboard by following the…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Block Unwanted or Unknown Text Messages

I believe most of phone's users have been choosing a message as one of their favourite method to communicate with others. That's why no wonder if most of smartphones available today--including with the Samsung Galaxy SIV--have provided the stock Messaging app for their users, so the user will be more easier if they want to send or receive a message in their phone without having to install the app first.

See also: How to Create and Send SMS or MMS in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Aside from sending and receiving a message, the stock Messaging app also allows you to block text messages from certain contact matches with the criteria you've specified before, block text messages contain with certain phrase as well as block text messages from unknown senders. This of course will help you to keep your inbox clean from those unwanted or unknown text messages.

How to add or remove a contact in the spam number list?
If you wish to block or unblock text message from certain contact, you can d…