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How Do I Stop my Phone from Dropping Calls?

Last Updated on September 3, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Irritated by phones keeps cutting out during calls? The main reason behind dropping calls is poor or weak network signal on your carriers, such as AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, Sprint, etc. If you’re facing dropped calls sometimes, it may be faulted SIM card issue. If the sound from your Android phone is distorted, check the strength of your mobile data connection. If you don’t have a strong signal, find a nearby area with a good network signal. Also, go to your carrier website to check if there is a carrier-related issue. Here’s how to stop Android phones from dropping calls.

Why Does My Android Phone Keep Dropping Calls?

Try below given various tricks to call dropping issues during a call on your Android phone or tablet.

Restart your Phone

Restart your Android device to fix dropped calls

Long-press the power button and tap on the restart to reboot your phone.

Turn Airplane Mode On & Off

Turn Airplane Mode On & Off to fix Android phone dropping calls

Swipe down the notification panel at the top and tap on Airplane mode to turn it on. Wait for 5-10 seconds and turn it off. Now, try to make phone calls on your Android device.

Check Network Signal to fix Android Phone Dropping Call

How to Stop Android Phone from Dropping Calls

Check your network signal strength at the status bar. If a poor network signal, you can’t hear calls or drop call issues occur.

Uninstall Phone App Update

Uninstall updates to fix phones keeps cutting out during calls

This will replace this app with the factory version. All data will be deleted from your device. Go to Settings > Apps > See all apps > Phone > Three vertical dots > Uninstall updates > OK. Now, restart your phone and check to fix the problem. If you are still facing the issue, update the app to go App drawer > Play store > Profile icon at the top right > Manage apps and device > See details > Update all.

Check Software Update

Check for system update to fix call dropping problem Android

If you’re facing this issue after updating your system, you’ll wait until the next monthly security update available on your Android devices. Go to Settings > System > System update > Check for update.

Remove SIM Card & Re-insert to Fix Dropped Calls

If you frequently face this Android call dropping problem, you must check if the SIM card is faulted. Remove the SIM card from your phone and restart your Android device. After rebooting your phone, re-insert the SIM card and check to fix the problem. Also, take your SIM card to another phone and call to check the issue.

Activate Safe Mode to Check Third-Party App Causing the Problem

Safe mode is helpful to check if any downloaded app is causing the issue on your Android device. Click here to enable safe mode on your Android phones and tablets.

Now, hide or disable all third-party apps from your device. But if your phone works without any trouble in safe mode, any downloaded app causes this call-dropping issue. Exit safe mode to restart your Android device and delete one-by-one recently installed apps until finding the app causing the problem. After finding the app, re-install other apps from the play store. If you still face issues in safe mode, it means hardware or OS-related problems.

Enable Wi-Fi Calling on your Android

How Do I Stop my Phone from Dropping Calls

If you want urgently make a call, you can use WiFi calling feature to make a call over your Wi-Fi network. Instead of a phone call using your carrier, you can use your Wi-Fi connection to make a call. Go to Settings > Network and internet > Tap on your Carrier > Wi-Fi calling > Toggle on Use Wi-Fi calling.

Reset Network Settings

Reset network settings to fix Android phone dropping call issues

This will reset all your network settings, including mobile data, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connections. Go to Settings > System > Reset options > Reset Wi-Fi, mobile and Bluetooth > Reset settings. Restart your phone and check the fixed call dropping issue.

Contact your Carrier

If none of the above-given solutions worked for you, contact your carrier service provider to fix the problem.

Frequently Asked Question:

Why is my Samsung Phone Dropping Calls?

Poor network signal is the main reason behind dropping calls on your Samsung Galaxy devices. If a Samsung device calls dropping sometimes, check your SIM card. Insert your SIM card into another phone and check to fix the issue. If none of the solutions worked for you, you could use the WiFi calling feature on your Samsung device to make calls over Wi-Fi.

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That’s all. End the list of possible solutions to fix dropping calls on Android phones and tablets. Do you know any alternative methods? Please share with us in below comment box.

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  1. Connie L Gresham

    I barley can hear the person eho calls me

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