iPhone 3gs-make and receive calls

Follow these instructions to make a call on your Apple iPhone 3GS.

  1. Make the call
  2. Press Phone
    Press Keypad: The call keypad is displayed
    Key in the required number
    Press Call

  3. End the call
    Press End Call to end the call

Answer a call

When somebody calls you, the number or the name of the caller is displayed and the phone plays the incoming call alert you have chosen. Follow these instructions to answer a call.

  1. Answer call
    If the key lock is activated: Drag the arrow right
    If the key lock is deactivated: Press Answer

  2. End the call
    Press End Call to end the call

Reject a call

You can reject an incoming call if you do not want to answer it. When a call is rejected, the call is diverted to your voicemail or to any other number you have selected. Follow these instructions to reject a call

Reject an incoming call
If the key lock is activated: To reject a call, press On/Off twice
If the key lock is deactivated: Press Decline to reject a call
 

Silence the incoming call alert

You can silence the incoming call alert if you do not want to answer or reject the call right away. Afterwards, you can still answer or reject it as long as the call continues. Follow these instructions to silence the incoming call alert.

Silence the incoming call alert
Press the Top volume key or the Bottom volume key when you receive a call: The incoming call alert is silenced 
If you take no further action, the call continues until the caller disconnects or the call is diverted to your voicemail

Call a number from the phone book

Contacts that have been saved in the phone book are easy to find and call. Follow these instructions to call a contact from the phone book.


Please note: Before you can make a call from the phone book, the contact needs to be saved in the phone book. Click here to see how

  1. Find the required contact
    Press Contacts
    Press the required contact
    If required, press the first letter of the required contact on the right side of the display

  2. Make the call
    The contact details are displayed
    Press the required number
    The display shows that the number is being called

Call a favourite number

Numbers that have been saved in the phone book as favourites are easy to find and call. Follow these instructions to call a favourite number.


Please note:
To call a favourite number, the number needs to be saved as a favourite.

Call favourite number
Press Phone
If required, press Favorites
Press the required contact
The display shows that the number is being called

 

Use voice dialling

With voice dialling you can make a call to a contact in the phone book by saying a voice command followed by the name of the contact. Follow these instructions to make a call using voice dialling.


Please note:
Before you can use voice dialling, you need to save a contact. Click here to see how

Use voice dialling
Press and hold the Home key until a tone sounds
Say "call" followed by the required name
The contact is confirmed on the display and the number is called

 

Make an international call

Follow these instructions to make an international call.

  1. Enter the number
    Press Phone
    If required, press Keypad
    The call keypad is displayed.
    Press and hold 0 until + is displayed
    Key in the country code (omitting 00), the area code (omitting 0) and the phone number

  2. Make the call
    Press Call

See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your Apple iPhone 3GS >

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