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  1. "Vibrate AND Ring" not "Vibrate then Ring"

    Let's make another option, becuse now it doesn't vibrate after the first two one. Continuous vibrating is a must have option for noisy environment.

    16,927 votes
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      348 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 3,777 votes
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        220 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Show Call Duration in Call History

        The current Call History doesn't show how long/duration of each call.

        3,107 votes
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          142 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • call recorder

          everyone would like a Call Recorder

          2,316 votes
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            117 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Merge calls in call log under same contact

            Now, when viewing call log, it created dozens of duplicates if I received call from another person twice, for example:

            Same Name
            Same Name
            Same Name
            Same Name
            Same Name

            What it should do is list it as

            Same Name, and then once clicked, displays the call history for all contacts.

            This way we can quickly access last 5-7 people we called instead of seeing just one.

            1,862 votes
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              58 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • to solve a problem with the microphone

              Allows you to adjust the noise reduction. When I'm calling from a quiet room, no one hears me. Maybe it's because of the good noise reduction

              1,138 votes
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                126 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Block specific phone numbers

                Always getting wrong number. Be great to filter these out so phone never rings.

                897 votes
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                  80 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Network Video Call Application or Integration of Video Call in the Phone App

                  Currently window 8 does not provide any feature to make network video calls. As a result we have to rely completely on third party softwares like skype and viber. To resurge as a full-fledged 3G phone this feature should be integreted.

                  I have gone through many forum discussions where users are asking keenly for theis feature.

                  875 votes
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                    119 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • MagicJack App for Windows Phone 8

                    MagicJack App for Windows Phone 8. Android and iOS have had the app for over a year now and Windows Phone does not. The lack of this app may deter MagicJack customers from buying a Windows Phone.

                    810 votes
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                      182 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 628 votes
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                        57 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Fast contact selection by alphanumeric keys on the dialer

                        Like in the old Windows Mobile HTC Sense Dialer

                        530 votes
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                          19 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • We hope the screen can display the caller's carrier/region info at the corner of phone call UI by searching caller id in the database. The c

                          我们需要在来电的时候,屏幕上及时的显示拨进来的电话是来自哪个地区,哪个运营商,中国地区把这个功能叫做来电归属地。这个功能在中国大陆非常有必要。
                          We hope the screen can display the caller's carrier/region info at the corner of phone call UI by searching caller id in the database. The callerid/carrier/region information database is public and free, actually Nokia already has one and integrated it in Lumia phone sell in China.

                          511 votes
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                            27 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Video Call / Videophone over 3G networks

                            native support for 3G Video Call / Videophone using UMTS network (3G H324 protocol)

                            505 votes
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                              23 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 439 votes
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                                18 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • All Windows Phone should have native SIP / VOIP client support.

                                Older Windows Phone version supported native SIP/VOIP client integration. SIP/VOIP is one of the cheapest available way to communicate. Implement it back to the latest version of Windows Phone.

                                386 votes
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                                  14 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Filter phone book by contacts with phone numbers when making a call

                                  Tapping the phone icon, then the phonebook icon, should produce a list of contacts filtered by only those with phone numbers, not the whole list.

                                  280 votes
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                                    25 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Speed Dial

                                    Add tap and hold option on contacts to enable speed dial

                                    268 votes
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                                      21 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • voice recording during calls

                                      Give the option to record calls , like almost 99%phones available in the market.

                                      266 votes
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                                        7 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Visual Voice Mail with AT&T

                                        WP7.5 has Visual Voice Mail but is not supported by AT&T. The iPhone has had VVM for years with AT&T so the system's in place.

                                        230 votes
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                                          27 comments  ·  Making and Receiving Calls  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • An audible missed call notification alert

                                          Repeating chime/alert that notifies you of a missed call if you were away from your phone.

                                          215 votes
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