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Display contact number in call history

asked 2013-12-25 17:17:17 +0300

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updated 2017-10-19 20:17:04 +0300

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If i have contacts with several phone numbers, i can't see which number called in phone call history.

The phone call history only display contacts name and it's not possible to know the number. A single tap on the contact name make a call but i still don't know which number I’m calling. Long tap shows several options like call duration but still no phone number. Did i miss something?

Upadet (by jukey): For me it the problem is also quite heavy as it is also possible to create messages by tapping a long time to an entry in the list. I wrote several messages to fixed land line accounts…

Updated (hardcodes) Could we please get a sign from Jolla, if they even think about this feature and are willing to implement it?

update: contact number still not shown in SFOS v2.1.2.3

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I would also propose that the phone number should be visible on calling screen and also when receiving call.

Kreso ( 2013-12-27 15:33:49 +0300 )edit

This is necessary because different numbers may respond differently; if I call a work phone outside of office hours, the call may be diverted to a different person or an exchange - even if the person called from their personal number.

jsiren ( 2013-12-28 19:10:49 +0300 )edit

I second that request. Sometimes you want to send a message to caller in history but if you can't see if the call was done by a normal (old) phone that doesn't support SMS, the option "Send message" doesn't make any sense. Thus it would be great to be able to distinguish between those numbers.

naytsyrhc ( 2014-01-03 12:29:05 +0300 )edit

I would also like to see the category and the sub-category of the phone number called. Ex. Mobile/Work or Mobile/Personal.

plipp ( 2014-01-03 12:32:51 +0300 )edit

I now happen to have all four entries of a single contact on my history and yes I just called the wrong number from it... went to people to figure the right one... this is nothing like useful at all! Call history in phone is therefor broken for good!

chemist ( 2014-01-08 23:36:12 +0300 )edit

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answered 2018-04-22 03:59:33 +0300

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updated 2018-04-23 16:41:32 +0300

As this seems to be unresolved (this thread still gets views and votes) and the amount of old (partially manually applicable) patches in this discussion thread appears to be confusing:

Ancelad's Voice call combined patch is a current, maintained solution for this issue (needs Patchmanager 2 for installation, which is easily installable via Storeman).

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I don't think, this is unresolved. Yes, you can't see the number on first glance, but if you long-press on the call entry, the number of the caller is displayed above the options left of the calling duration. I don't have any patches installed that change default behavior of this. This is for Sailfish X but I remember that it had been that way on my Jolla 1 as well.

Amboss ( 2018-04-22 12:06:13 +0300 )edit

Yes, but AFAIU some users want to see the called number without any further interaction:
This is provided by Voice call combined patch, among a couple of other useful functions.

olf ( 2018-04-22 14:48:46 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-07-04 23:19:18 +0300

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updated 2014-07-04 23:19:18 +0300

Help! I messed up my CallLogItem.qml and lost my .orig backup (basically I only had the one before the last update). Can anyone put up the entire file for, Saapunki?

May it can help anyone else facing a similar problem.


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heh, maybe update it to the new version now. it will overwrite any changes you've made.

velimir ( 2014-07-15 13:23:07 +0300 )edit

Perhaps a better way is add a small icon for indicate the phone type (mobile, work, etc...)?? But I think that it's a basic feature = must be implement directly by Jolla.

M1CK431 ( 2014-09-06 18:20:50 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-07-14 23:14:46 +0300

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velimir , after last update ( your patch not work anymore. Already tried to update manually with lines from your patch, but still not work.

Can you please update it ?


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i was just about to see what is wrong. i just got the update and saw that it doesn't work. give me some time :)

velimir ( 2014-07-15 11:36:25 +0300 )edit

thanks, waiting...

Schturman ( 2014-07-15 12:09:48 +0300 )edit

see below :)

velimir ( 2014-07-15 13:43:56 +0300 )edit

Hmm, why this version not create CallLogItem.qml.orig file when you run patch command ? Previous version did it.

Schturman ( 2014-07-15 15:05:55 +0300 )edit

try patch -b?

velimir ( 2014-07-15 18:39:39 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-10-28 14:10:08 +0300

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After installing update the type of the phone number is displayed on the right column of the list. For me this solves the problem described in the initial Question. Feel free to reopen if you do not agree.

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I do not agree as it only shows [Work,Personal,None] and not the labels of interest, is it really so hard to have the right thing shown?

chemist ( 2014-10-28 14:15:51 +0300 )edit
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