How to Use Call Forwarding in Android 10, 9 (Pie), 8.1 (Oreo)

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Want to forwards calls on the latest Android devices? Here’s how to activate call forwarding in android 8.1 Oreo devices. In android Oreo call forwarding settings, you can set call forward when busy or when unanswered or when unreachable your number. Also, stop call forwarding on the latest android devices (Available on Android 10, 9 Pie. 8.1 Oreo) anytime.

In android Oreo call settings, you can see calling accounts, fixed dialing numbers, call forwarding and additional settings for caller ID & call waiting settings. Different android device has slightly different settings to change call forwarding settings such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P/5X, Galaxy S9/S8, Note 8 and more. Check out each one listed below steps to set up call forwarding in android 8.0 Oreo devices.

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How to Set Up Call Forwarding On Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Check out below-given settings to forward calls on android 9 Pie and latest Android 10 devices.

Forward Calls on Android 9 Pie and Android 10

Step 1: Open the phone app in your latest android devices.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at the upper right side corner.

Step 3: Select Settings.

Step 4: Tap on Calls.

Step 5: Tap on Call Forwarding.

By default turned off all Android call forwardings settings.

Step 6: Choose from Always Forward/When busy/When unanswered/When unreachable.

Step 7: Select from the above list and enter a mobile number or choose the contact from the list.

Step 8: Tap on TURN ON.

Now, your phone calls forwarded to the number you enter.

Activate Call Waiting on Android 10 

Phone app > More > Settings > Calls > Additional settings > Toggle on Call waiting

For Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Step 1: Open phone call app in your android Oreo devices.

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at the upper right side corner.

Contacts app settings in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 3: Select Settings.

Here you can see phone settings such a display options, quick response, calls, call blocking, voicemail, accessibility, caller ID & spam and more.

Call settings in android Oreo

Step 4: Tap on calls.

Call forwarding in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 5: Tap on Call forwarding.

You can see below given four options in your android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 devices.

Set call forwarding on android 8.1 Oreo

Always forward: Add the phone number you want to always forward call to this number.

When busy: When your phone call busy, forward to another number.

When unanswered: If your phone calls unanswered, forward to this number.

When unreachable: If your phone calls unreachable, forward call to another number.

Step 6: Select from above-given options you want to set.

Step 7: Enter a mobile number to forward calls when number busy.

How to use call forwarding in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 8: Tap on Turn on.

How to set call forwarding on android lollipop 5.1.1 & marshmallow 6.0

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

Step 2: Tap on More at the top right side corner.

Step 3: Tap on Settings.

Step 4: Tap on More settings under call settings.

If your android device has two SIM cards, select SIM 1 or SIM 2.

Call forwarding in android lollipop device

Step 5: Select Call forwarding.

Step 6: Tap on Voice call or video call.

Here you can see Always forward, when busy, when unanswered and when unreachable settings for forwarding calls in android marshmallow and lollipop devices.

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to use call forwarding in android 8.0 Oreo. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out our other android 8.1 tips.

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  1. No such option as ‘calls” on andrid 8.1 motorola T-Mobil

  2. Just as Tony said. My Galaxy S7 looks NOTHING like the steps you just laid out. There is no “calls” option.

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