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Quick calling Voice Broadcast for incoming calls Call forwarding on/off Wi-Fi calling Call waiting Send caller-ID Call barring On/off button ends call Call forwarding between SIM Flip to mute

Quick calling

If Quick calling is activated on your Huawei device, you can make a call while the display is on standby. To start a quick call, you need to press and hold the volume down key and say the name of the contact you want to call.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Voice control
Step 5:  Tap on  Quick calling
Step 6:  Activate or deactivate  Quick calling
  1. Open the Phone App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Voice control
  5. Tap on Quick calling
  6. Activate or deactivate Quick calling

Voice Broadcast for incoming calls

If voice broadcast is activated and your Huawei device is connected to a headset, you will hear the default ringtone if a call is incoming instead of the custom contacts ringtone.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Voice control
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Voice broadcast incoming calls
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Voice control
  5. Activate or deactivate Voice broadcast incoming calls

Call forwarding on/off

By default, call forwarding on your Huawei device is set up by mobile carrier standards. Usually, calls will be forwarded if your line is "busy", there is "no answer" or your device is "not available". The forwarding can be (de-) activated for each case by itself, or you can set up a different phone number as a call receiver.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Call forwarding
Step 5:  Choose  When busy ,  When unanswered  or  When unreachable
Step 6:  Confirm with  Change
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Call forwarding
  5. Choose When busy, When unanswered or When unreachable
  6. Confirm with Change

Wi-Fi calling

If calls over Wi-Fi is activated on your Huawei device, you can, depending on signal strenght, make calls within a Wi-Fi network.

Note: If you activate Wi-Fi calling for the first time, you will be notified that it is not possible to make emergency calls using Wi-Fi calling.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Wi-Fi Calling
Step 5:  Activate  Wi-Fi Calling
Step 6:  Confirm with  Enable
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Wi-Fi Calling
  5. Activate Wi-Fi Calling
  6. Confirm with Enable

Call waiting

If someone calls you, while you are already phoning with someone else, your Huawei device will notify you optically and acustically that another call is incoming. You can turn on or off this little knocking sound in the settings.

Note: If you are using dual SIM cards, you can activate or deactivate the Call waiting function for each SIM individually.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  More
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Call waiting
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on More
  5. Activate or deactivate Call waiting

Send caller-ID

By default, your own phone number will be transmitted to your interlocutor. The Huawei device uses the standard network settings of your mobile carrier. Sending the caller-ID can be surpressed if wished. This setup will be saved on your SIM card. 

Note: If you use dual SIM cards, you can activate or deactivate sending the caller ID individually.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  More
Step 5:  Tap on  Caller-ID
Step 6:  Choose between  Network default ,  Hide number  or  Show number
  1. Open the Phone App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on More
  5. Tap on Caller-ID
  6. Choose between Network default, Hide number or Show number

Call barring

To save money, for example if you are in another country, you can activate call barring on your Huawei device. The following options can be (de)activated individually:

  • All outgoing
  • Outgoing international
  • Outgoing calls when roaming
  • All incoming
  • Incoming calls when roaming

Note: If you use dual SIM, you can set up call barring individually for each SIM.

Please retrieve your call barring password from your mobile carrier.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  More
Step 5:  Tap on  Call barring
Step 6:  Activate or deactivate the desired  call barring setting
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on More
  5. Tap on Call barring
  6. Activate or deactivate the desired call barring setting

On/off button ends call

If this function is activated on the Huawei device, we can end a call by pressing the power button.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Phone app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  More
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Power button ends call
  1. Open the Phone app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on More
  5. Activate or deactivate Power button ends call

Call forwarding between SIM

Like the title says, you can forward calls from one SIM card to the other SIM card on your Huawei device, if one of the two is not available or defective.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Mobile network
Step 3:  Tap on  SIM management
Step 4:  Tap on  Call forwarding between SIMs
Step 5:  Activate the  option  you want
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Mobile network
  3. Tap on SIM management
  4. Tap on Call forwarding between SIMs
  5. Activate the option you want

Flip to mute

f this function is activated on your Huawei smartphone, incoming calls, timers and alarm clocks with associated vibration are muted when you turn the Huawei device over. For this you can individually determine whether only incoming calls or the alarm clock should be muted.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Accessibility features
Step 3:  Tap on  Motion control
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  incoming calls  and/or  Mute timers and alarms
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on Accessibility features
  3. Tap on Motion control
  4. Activate or deactivate incoming calls and/or Mute timers and alarms

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