Ability to call selected number without unlock

asked 2015-03-22 11:41:17 +0300

piero gravatar image

Here is a request to allow phone owner to specify a phone number that could be called directly from lock screen pully menu without unlocking the device.

As an option user should be able to assign into the pully menu a direct call action to selected contact/number just like apps now. The story behind this is that for certain frequently called numbers unlocking the devices becomes a nuisence. And phone owner shall be able to whitelist certain contacts to be directly available just like emergency number is.

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If you find out how to dial a number from command line you could put that in a script, add an icon for it to ui and add a shortcut to this 'app'. Hints for accessing the dialler via CLI can be found here: https://together.jolla.com/question/17992/sending-an-sms-via-the-command-line/

Best of course is if this works out of the box.

lakutalo ( 2015-03-22 12:20:12 +0300 )edit

That would be nice for ICE numbers. Whats the use of those numbers if your phone is locked?

Piotr ( 2015-03-24 08:32:27 +0300 )edit

@Piotr: The ICE number is available as a red button next to lock screen dial pad.

piero ( 2015-03-24 19:12:45 +0300 )edit