How to divert calls


How to divert callsIncoming calls on the Android user’s phone can be converted to any other number such as a user’s office phone number. For example, we’ll learn how to do this, as follows:

  • Open the phone application on the mobile phone of the user.
  • Click the menu display icon in the Phone application.
  • Select the call settings in the phone that are indicated by Settings or Call Settings.
  • Click Call Forwarding, and then select one of the different call conversion options, as follows:
    • Always Forward: This option can be selected to convert all incoming calls to another number.
    • Forward When Busy: This option allows the user to divert calls if the user is busy and unable to answer these calls.
    • Forward When Unanswered: This option is used if there is an unanswered missed call, which converts this call to voicemail.
    • Forward When Unreached: This option is turned on when the user’s phone is out of network coverage or when it is switched off or even when placed in flight mode.
  • Specify the number to which the user wants to divert calls.
  • Activate call forwarding by clicking the OK button.

How to divert calls

How to record calls

Google Voice can be used to record incoming calls on a user’s phone. To do so, you can:

  • Set up a personal Google Voice account.
  • Click on the three parallel lines icon in the left-hand corner of the top of the program screen.
  • Click the Settings option.
  • Activate call logging by turning on the Incoming call options option.
  • Click number 4 on the phone keypad after receiving the call to start recording, and then click number 4 again to stop recording.

How to block calls

You can block calls on your Android phone by following these steps:

  • Click Contacts in the phone.
  • Open the main menu in Contacts and click the New Contact option.
  • Enter the number to be blocked over the phone and stored as a new contact in the contact list.
  • Click Done, and then open the name you want to add to your contacts.
  • Open the options menu for that name and click Options.
  • Select the Incoming Calls option to block incoming calls from this entity.


  1. ↑ Dan Gookin, “HOW TO FORWARD CALLS ON AN ANDROID PHONE”،, Retrieved 23-11-2018. Edited.
  2. ↑ Lance Whitney (6-9-2018), “How to Record Calls on Your Android Phone”،, Retrieved 23-12-2018. Edited.
  3. ↑ Michael Butler, “How to Block a Number on an Android Device”، chron, Retrieved 23-12-2018. Edited.


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