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Sailfish OS needs a smart dialer T9-style.

asked 2013-12-31 01:17:05 +0300

updated 2016-08-17 16:30:30 +0300

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We need a quick way to dial contacts, this has come even more apparent as the current contacts app is still quite "stiff" to use.

What I mean by a smart dialer, is something like RapDialer on WP, or Dialer One on Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.dialer.DialerOne

It basically removes any need to search for contacts when dialling, you just type their names T9-style and the ones that "might be searched for" appear. It's super quick and handy when you have hundreds of contacts on your phone..!

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very great solution, should be factory solution not add on app and full keyboard Swype from nuance better than swipe !

redge73 ( 2013-12-31 01:44:14 +0300 )edit
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Or like Symbian's (eg. from 808) dialler. IMO one of fastes way to search and dial a contact.

Kreso ( 2013-12-31 12:37:14 +0300 )edit

Or like WebOS 'Just type' search.

Stuarty ( 2014-01-17 12:46:55 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-01-27 03:37:18 +0300

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there is an app in the open repos that does this right now. not perfect but i find it handy enough to use it everyday.

faster than going through the call history.

https://openrepos.net/comment/1517

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I'd rather select a contact via keyboard (as I used to do on the n900) than by T9. Is FastDial able to do this?

rod ( 2014-02-21 14:47:11 +0300 )edit

Today is the day of coincidences :D I found this great app by reading http://forum.xda-developers.com/google-nexus-5/development/rom-sailfish-os-alpha-t2841266/post65368153#post65368153

sledges ( 2016-02-17 13:00:13 +0300 )edit
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