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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Do Manual Pause Dialing

Maybe you've had to call someone through his office number, and you must enter the extension number after dial the regular number to speak directly with him. Well, if you often experience this situation, you might have to consider to add pauses to the contact, so you don't need to enter the additional number whenever you call him again.

See also: How to Add Pauses to an Existing Contact Numbers on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to add pauses to an existing contact, you can also do a manual pause dialing that will allow you to call a number with pauses--either a pause or a wait-- without saving it in your phone book.

How to manually add a pause or wait when make a call?
Below are the steps you need to do:
  1. Open Phone app.
  2. Enter the phone number using the on-screen keypad.
  3. To add a pause go to the step #4, while to add a wait go to the step #5.
  4. Manually add the pause:
    • Tap the Menu key.
    • Tap Add 2-sec pause to add a two-second pause. This will displayed as comma (,). If Necessary, you can add longer than three seconds by entering 2-sec pause twice or more.
    • Enter the additional numbers.
    • Tap the Call icon to call.
  5. Manually add wait:
    • Tap the Menu key.
    • Tap Add wait to force the phone to pause the calling sequence until you enter a number or pressing a key. This will displayed as semi-colon (;).
    • Enter the additional numbers.
    • Tap the Call icon to call.

Basically, the step above is the same as the step when you add pause to existing contact. The different is you can do this steps without having to save the set of number or adding the pause to the contact. So, hope this helps :)


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