At times, you cannot swipe to answer a phone call as your hands are dirty or busy with something else. In such situations, it’s ideal to accept the call by using voice commands or gestures over the phone’s screen. It might surprise you that both of these features are available on your Android high-end phone and are turned off by default. Therefore, in today’s post, we will guide you on how to disable swipe to answer android as well as that way to activate and use the two helpful features instead.
How To disable to answer Calls on Android Phone.
Method 1: enable features that allow answering without touching screen
Prior to starting the process, it’s notable that the screenshots in this instruction were taken from a Galaxy S5 phone. However, the steps below also work for many other types of high-end Android devices.
1. First of all, open the app drawer, and choose Settings, or touch the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the notification shade.
2. Inside the Settings menu under the Quick Settings section, you will find the Accessibility option (a hand icon), then tap on it.
3. Scroll down to find the Personalization section, and select it to continue.
4. Next, tap the option called Answering and ending calls.
5. There will be listed with three options that allow you to disable swipe to answer incoming phone calls, namely, ‘Pressing the Home key’, ‘Voice control’, and ‘Waving hand over device’. From our own experience, we recommend you use the Voice control and Waving hand over device options. They are the most practical and effective ways to answer a phone call when your hands are dirty and don’t want to touch the screen. Depending on your case, you can choose to enable one or both of them.
One more thing we want to remind you that voice control cannot work when your phone is in vibrate mode. Therefore, to improve the accuracy of the voice recognition system, attempt to say the command when the volume of the ringtone is reduced.
From now, whenever you receive an incoming call, you just simply say, “Answer the call,” or wave your hand over the top of the device to accept it. Furthermore, if you want to refuse the call, just turn the phone upside down. Please note that whenever you answer a phone call using your voice, the speaker will be turned on automatically.
Method 2: use the Easy Answer app for Android smartphones
Another way to remove ‘swipe to unlock’ screen on Android is to use the Easy Answer app. This wonderful app leads you to answer, silence incoming calls and end the ongoing call without even touching the screen. These features are extremely handy when you have dirty hands, you are wearing gloves, or you cannot touch the screen. This app is fairly simple to use.
- When you choose “On Ear” as the answering gesture, you will simply raise the phone to your ear to answer calls.
- If you require “Off Ear” as ending gesture, you will end the call by lifting your phone away from your ear.
- And, choosing “Close Proximity” if you want to silence the ringing, you put your hand close to the phone screen or slide your hand across the screen without touching it.
It sounds interesting, right? However, you also have to careful when using these features because you can accidentally end a call if you put your phone away for a moment.
We hope these ways will help you change the setting of swipe unlock to use call options successfully. You also find many other helpful blogs on milagromobilemarketing.com websites. Thank you!
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