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Call with alternate SIM

asked 2016-08-16 20:59:13 +0200

Federico gravatar image

updated 2016-08-16 20:59:47 +0200

On the dual-SIM Jolla C / Intex Aqua Fish, there is an option in Settings->SIM cards->Call and messages to select which SIM card to use to make calls. Is there the possibility to override this setting for a specific contact, or for a single call? For instance, to call a service number to check the residual credit on the second SIM.

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Something like [Feature-request] select SIM in contact field?

cy8aer ( 2016-08-17 13:46:29 +0200 )edit

Seems like this would also be very useful for international calls, so you don't accidentally end up with a bill of hundreds of euros.

nthn ( 2016-08-17 17:39:41 +0200 )edit

@cy8aer Yes, or also something like "use the code ##2##123456 to call 123456 with the second SIM". Android has a few of those codes.

Federico ( 2016-08-19 11:08:43 +0200 )edit

+1 Instead of just a single 'call' button: multiple ones, for each sim. Like the separate buttons back in good'ol n900/n9-days for sim/skype/SIP. That would bring the option to integrate other voice services in the future more easily.

Jan Wellmann ( 2016-09-15 11:35:55 +0200 )edit

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answered 2016-08-17 15:43:59 +0200

William gravatar image

updated 2016-08-17 15:45:10 +0200

I simply change the default SIM before calling in the events view (see top of pull-down). That is quite quick.

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