Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Use Reject Calls with Messages Feature in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

Have you ever been in a situation where you couldn't accept the calls but had a little time to explain the reason to the caller why you did so, for instance when you were in a meeting or when you were busy of doing something? If that so, you can save yourself from that problem by using the reject call with message feature. This feature will be able to save your time because it will let you quickly send a response message and reject the call at the same time.

How to customize call rejection messages?
If necessary, you can create a new rejection message as well as edit or remove the required one. You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open Phone app.
  2. Tap or long press the Recent apps key to open up the additional options and then select Settings.
  3. Tap Call.
  4. Tap Call rejection.
  5. Tap Rejection messages. All default rejection messages are displayed here.
  6. Adding a new rejection message:
    If necessary, you can add more call rejection messages to the list by using the following steps:
    • Tap .
    • Write your own rejection message here.
    • Tap Save button.
    • The rejection message will be added to the rejection messages list.
  7. Editing a rejection message:
    If necessary, you can edit a rejection message by using the following steps:
    • Tap the required rejection message you want to edit.
    • Now, you can edit the message.
    • Tap Save button to save the change.
  8. Removing a rejection message:
    If necessary, you can remove rejection messages from the list by using the following steps:
    • Tap .
    • Select the required rejection messages you want to remove.
    • Tap Done button.
    • The selected rejection messages will be deleted from the list.

How to reject call with message?
You can use this feature to easily send a response message when rejecting calls. See the following steps to do so:
  1. When an incoming call is received, tap upward Reject call with message (it's located at the bottom of the screen).
  2. Select the required rejection message you want to use to reject the call.
  3. The message will be sent and the call will be rejected.

Since this feature lets you send a quick response message and reject the call at once then this feature will be helpful to be used when you have to reject the call but you want the caller knows the reason why you do so without having to spend a lot of time to explain it by sending a message separately or by calling back the caller.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for your help. This worked perfectly for me. Unfortunately it was the 4th site I went to looking for this information! I now have you bookmarked!


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