Phonebook does not link with calls
#1
Hi all,

Well, that's basically it. When I select a contact from the phonebook and click to call, it doesn't call, I think because the phonebook is not related to the calling application.
Someone else happens? How is it solved?

Thank you.
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#2
Make sure you include the country code with the stored phone number. That would be "+1" for the U.S. When bringing up a phonebook entry I'm finding a need to hit the phone button two or three times for it to work. (Remember this is alpha software!)
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#3
(02-07-2021, 01:49 PM)canaac Wrote: Hi all,

Well, that's basically it. When I select a contact from the phonebook and click to call, it doesn't call, I think because the phonebook is not related to the calling application.
Someone else happens? How is it solved?

Thank you.

It is connected. There are a few issues though:
  • - Some applications (linphone-desktop, kde-connect) hijack the tel:// (or phone://) URIs as preferred applications, so they get invoked instead of the calls app.
  • - if you have not set the right region in your settings app, it might try to prefix the wrong international number
  • - there have been a few issues where the addressbook or calls try to "normalize" numbers, so a few combinations (depending on how you store your phone numbers) , might hit those cases.
That having said, I am not deeply involved with those apps, and have my knowledge glancing at the issue trackers.
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#4
Thank you both very much for answering.

I have finally uninstalled "kdeconnect" and it seems to be working fine.
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