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Cheapest solution for phone number with automated message

What is the cheapest solution to buy a phone number (could be an international number anywhere in the world) that just plays a message that I've recorded then hangs up? I don't have a phone number. I ...
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Web-app that allows one to place recorded telephone calls to POTS lines

Please recommend a web-app that allows one to place recorded telephone calls to POTS (Plain Old Telephone System) lines. I'm fine if the there is a beeping sound to indicate the call is being ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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Android app that analyze the calls and messages and generate a report

Report the number of calls and messages (sms) in the android phone (at least Android 4 and above + the phone was original and not rooted at all) and category them based on numbers, time, etc. The ...
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SMS Verification: Alternative services to SIMtonet

I have been using https://simtonet.com/ to activate some accounts for my platforms. It has been working fine because it fill my needs in aspects like: The numbers can receive verification codes I can ...
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Which are the best services to receive verification SMS (multiple accounts)

I'm am looking forward to a service where I can receive multiple verification SMS to my browser (no physical number), each one with a unique number. Currently I'm using https://simtonet.com/ and it ...
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SIP-client supporting playing audio to callee

I am seeking a SIP-client that allows playing audio file to the answerer, wav, mp3, mp4, no matter which type of audio. Are there any option besides command-line ones? I tried Phoner, it claims to ...
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Reliable alternatives to Skype Numbers / Local Phone for Android, for receiving calls to an overseas landline number?

I'm looking for an Android app that: Can receive via the internet calls made to a registered landline number (specifically, a UK number). I don't mind how this is implemented (VOIP, SIP, etc?) and I ...
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Emulator that shows underlying APDU communication between Mobile-phone terminal and UICC

Is anyone aware of an emulator that shows the underlying APDU communication between the Mobile phone terminal and the UICC? I'm not talking about SIM tracers or about the standard Android emulators, ...
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Accessing caller ID data via API

I am helping local businesses get back on track by building small, free software tools that can help them with their operation. A local barber shop owner is asking me if there is a way for them to ...
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iOS browser for opening desktop version websites (by screen size not by user agent)

Haii! The title summarized it all. I need to view the desktop version of websites on my iPhone. It used used to work in the old days by using browser apps that only manipulate the user agent. But ...
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Allow phone calls to members of a list without exposing numbers to caller

I'm working with a non-profit that is trying to check in with many members. Under normal conditions they would have a caller on site using an on site phone list to make those calls, but are now ...
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An usable call log for Android

The stock Google phone app has many features but, for some obscure reason, has not a detailed call log. It shows the date of the call, but not the time. Which dialer app with an actually usable call ...
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Android application for connecting to wired Internet

I plugged cable into my PC and establish DSL pppoe connection. I want to be able to connect my smartphone to this wired Internet (no Wi-Fi or mobile network). I got adapters RJ-45 to USB and USB to ...
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Playing a recorded welcome message when answering an incoming call (Android)

I would like to know if it is possible to have a pre-recorded message that plays when I answer a call. For example, I would record something like: "Hello, welcome to ABC limited, this is Alex, how can ...
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What changes to an industrial (android) phone are required, such that it runs an intended automation process uninterruptedly?

For my company, I have access to an 'industrial' android phone, that needs to run some processes automatically. 'Industrial' in this sense simply means that the phone is physically more rugged than a ...
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Which phone service for a rasa voicebot? (or dialogflow)

I am trying to build a telephony voicebot using Rasa. What is the best telephony service I can use? The voicebot would call some users on their direct mobile phone. It would ask some questions to ...
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Phone number verification service

I'm looking for phone number verification service that has Java API or can be easily integrated into existing website. I need to embed it into my website in order to verify users phone numbers. I ...
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Logging app like Google Forms/Sheets but private and offline

I have been using Google Forms as a logging app, creating a custom form, then saving a link to it on my phone's desktop, and then when I want to log my car's tire pressure or my cat's weight, for ...
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Windows keyboard shortcut to answer connected android phone

I'm looking for an app (freeware, preferably) that will, while an android phone is connected to a Windows 10 PC via usb, allow me to answer incoming voice calls (via phone's speaker) using a keyboard ...
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Free phone recording application for Android

I was talking to a good friend of mine on my Android phone, which suddenly made me think of finding an application to install on my Android. Could you recommend me some please?
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Android Phone app that shows caller context

Imagine I call the number 123-456-789 one day, but I don't have it as a contact. Three days later 123-456-789 calls me back and I don't recognize the number, so I don't pick the call. I want to be ...
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Display city along with caller ID

On the iPhone the city is displayed if the phone number is not in your contact list. Is there a way to do this same thing on the Android? https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1322106&...
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Is there an international call/SMS solution that uses plain calling and texting

I'm looking for an international call/sms solution that has the following features: I want to make/receive international phone calls that are free for the other person. I don't mind paying myself to ...
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Track down a caller from his ID

I use my company soft-fone for work. I never shared the tel # with anyone outside the company. Yet I keep getting a call from a caller ID which is obviously an a VOIP caller ID ( not a number just 5 ...
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Android phone call receiver with voice record in WAV format

Are there alternative apps for receiving phone call in android, that allows you to record the phone call audio (incoming audio) in a raw format such as WAV? I also don't want it to perform any sort of ...
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voip software to RECEIVE phone calls on computer

I've seen several pieces of software that allow me to make a phone call via the computer, but I would like to find a way to RECEIVE a phone call via the computer while I'm away from home. I'd like it ...
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Android - Blocking Calls, Voicemails, and Notifications

I have an android phone. Over the last few years I have been getting multiple calls a day from spoofed numbers. Spoofed meaning they have my area code or a geographically nearby area code. Up till now ...
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SyncML server to sync contacts to dumb phones

Would like to set up a server that can sync contacts on dumb phones. There's a commercial service like http://mycontacts-app.com/supported-phones (on the list see supported dumb phones), but I am ...
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Software to automate a phone call, send DTMF tones, and transcribe the responses

I work at a radio station where we have to fill out transmitter logs. We get the values for the logs by making a phone call to an automated system (land-line phone). Here is the process I'm looking to ...
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Multiplatform phone tracking

I have an Android and iOS phone that I'd like to be able to track on-demand. I don't want a solution that drains the battery (if that makes sense). I was hoping for something where I can just open up ...
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Java/JS library to detect (not validate) emails and/or phone numbers in text

Is there any Java or Javascript library that deals with email/phone numbers detection within text? I'm not talking about validating them, just want to find something that could potentially look like ...
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TV Everywhere apps for Samsung Gear VR

TV Everywhere is cable and satellite providers' answer to the practice of cord-cutting, i.e. using Internet streaming services as a substitute for subscribing to cable or satellite services. TV ...
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What browser for S40 feature phones allow me to use interactive web apps?

I have a Nokia 301, which runs on S40. I want to use Uber or Lyft on it. However, the browsers I can find are all pre-rendered server side, so interactive javascript stuff doesn't work. I've tried ...
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Software or service to route phone calls

I'm volunteering in a team providing technical support for webinars. Usually we do this in turns, there is one person hosting the webinar and providing assistance. He/she is sitting behind his ...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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iOS “AdBlock” for spam phone calls?

I have the same requirements like this Call AdBlock for Android, but it should run on iOS/iPhone. I wish to buy the app non-recurring (no subscription for filter list). I am based in Europe, ...
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A calling app to replace my default calling app

I am looking for a calling app to use instead of my Sony Xperia Z2's default calling app. For the search I already did I got a bunch of "free calling" and "fake calling", etc. apps. Actually, my phone ...
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Software to recover data from an Android device that will not boot

Is there any software, for any operating system, that allows you to recover data from an Android device that will not boot? The device will turn on, but will not get past the initial boot screen. It ...
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Android “AdBlock” for spam phone calls?

Purpose: spam phone calls are annoying (understatement). It seems it would be somewhat trivial to have an app on your phone which behaves similar to AdBlock. Most spam block calls are like a version ...
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Software that allows different profiles on phones

I want to be able to set a mobile phone up so it logs in with different profiles based on the code entered. The different profiles would have different apps etc and would be separate from each other. ...
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Android app for blocking a number that the caller doesn't notice

Is there an Android app for blocking phone calls such that the caller does not notice he/she is being blocked? What I want is the caller keeps ringing for some time, then is disconnected, or he/she ...
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Epileptic seizure alarm plus phone call & SMS Android software

I am looking for an Android application that uses the accelerometer sensor in the mobile phone, perhaps with a few software tags attached to the body and communicating with the phone, for detecting ...
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Open-source replacement firmware for an old feature phone (LG Cosmos 2)

For several reasons, I still use a feature phone - specifically, the LG Cosmos 2. Unfortunately, the interface is horrible. I mean, really horrible. If I receive a text message while in the middle ...
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Free portable instant messaging & audio/video calls for Windows, web, Android and J2ME

EDIT: I've changed my requirements. Also, Linphone didn't help me. I'm looking for a free, cross-platform, portable instant messaging service with which I can: Send instant messages Have emoticons ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Auto-respond to Android Phone Call and Send Tone

I'd like to automatically accept calls from a certain number, send a series of tones (e.g. 1234#), and then hang up. Is there an app or Android feature which can accomplish this? It can require root, ...
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Android app to block people for arbitrary time after I reject their call

Some of my friends don't care when I reject their calls. They try and try again. Problem is - I have one number for private and business calls, so I cannot simply turn sound and vibration off. Might ...
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Infinite Call History on Android

Do you know any app that can keep more than 500 calls in my Android Call Log? I currently use apps that backup my log to csv or xls then load the backup file to my PC when needed. I want something ...
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Warning when I am calling too much per month

My phone plan is a great deal as long as I make fewer than 300 minutes of calls per month but is very expensive if I make more. I find that once every few months I inadvertently go over and get a huge ...