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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Turn On or Off Auto Answer while Using Headphones

As we have learnt before, in Samsung Galaxy SIII we can receive an incoming call using regular way by pressing the circled green phone icon to the right to answer the call, or you can also set your Home button to answer an incoming call.

See also: How to Set Accept Incoming Call with Home Button on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, there is situation that makes you use an accessory such as headset to facilitate you using your phone. When you use this accessory to handle your phone calls, you can set automatically answer call when the headset is connected to your phone.


How to enable automatic answering while using headset?
You can turn on accessory auto answer option by following the steps listed 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. Depending on your current setting, tap Automatic answering to enable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means the option is enabled.
  6. Finish. Now your phone will be automatically answered the call when headset is inserted in your phone.

How to disable automatic answering while using headset?
For any reason you may want to turn off this option. To do so kindly follow 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. Depending on your current setting, tap Automatic answering to disable this option. When the checkbox next to this option is unchecked means the option is disabled.
  6. Finish. Now you have managed to disable this option.

Well, by knowing on how to set automatic answering while you're using headset, now you can set it according to your need and situations. So, hope it helps :)

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