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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Turn On or Off Fixed Dialing

In Samsung Galaxy SIII you can determine which phone number that you allow to call you and which one that you disallow to do so by adding the number into your rejection list.

See also: How to Add or Remove Contact from Blacklist on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to restrict incoming calls, here you can also restrict your outgoing calls by turning on fixed dialing on your phone. Enabled this option means your phone will only be able to make a call to the selected numbers and emergency numbers.


How to turn on fixed dialing?
To enable this option on your phone, kindly following the steps below:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Phone.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. On pop up menu select Call settings.
  5. Tap Additional settings.
  6. Tap Fixed Dialing Numbers.
  7. Depending on your current setting, tap Enable FDN to enable fixed dialing on your phone.
  8. Enter your PIN2. When you never change your PIN2, the default is 0000, then tap OK button.
  9. Finish. Now you have managed to enabled fixed dialing on your phone.

How to turn off fixed dialing?
For any reason, if you want to disable fixed dialing on your phone, below are the steps you need to do:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Phone.
  3. Tap the Menu key.
  4. On pop up menu select Call settings.
  5. Tap Additional settings.
  6. Tap Fixed Dialing Numbers.
  7. Depending on your current setting, tap Disable FDN to disable fixed dialing on your phone.
  8. Enter your PIN2. When you never change your PIN2, the default is 0000, then tap OK button.
  9. Finish. Now you have managed to disabled fixed dialing on your phone.

By knowing on how to set up fixed dialing, now you can customise it according to your needs. When you want to restrict outgoing calls then you can turn this option on. While if not, you can turn this option off. So, try this tips then share your experience here through the comment below :)

Comments

  1. I followed the same but when i entered pin to turn off fdn its just showing network or simcard error.please help me.. thanks in advance....!!

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    1. Hi Nice Nani,
      Thanks for coming.
      Use the PIN2 to turn on or off FDN and make sure you've entered the PIN2 correctly. Other way, you may have to call your provider to ask them to help you turn off FDN in your phone. Some provider may need to turn on or off certain feature manually.
      Hope this helps :)

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  2. The fixed dialing numbers option is greyed out and it won't let me select it so I can deactivate it. How do I get around this ?

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