1. AC Question's Avatar
    have 2 grand primes. same issue on both. Did everything possible as a fix. Factory reset - updates - finally full replacements. Issue still there. Logs every incoming call as "Missed call" cannot even set the "Answer with home button" feature - cannot use answer with voice command. any help much appreciated! Att/tracfone. Samsung - none of them had any answers but "replace phone" - which did not fix problem. All other features work beautifully?
    10-14-2015 11:22 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Does the phone actually ring, or does it go directly to voicemail?
    10-14-2015 11:34 AM
  3. bostonjulie's Avatar
    yes - rings - phone Number & name displays - all of it. then i slide green and immediately says "Missed call" . Then changed to Answer with home button - same thing - immediately goes to "Missed call". Can make outgoing calls no problem. and when another call comes in while i'm on a call - it displays "call waiting" but when hitting "Answer" again goes to "Missed call"
    10-14-2015 11:46 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Strange. When you answer, do you have to slide the phone icon one way or the other? It sounds like you're sliding it toward a green answer icon, is that right?
    10-14-2015 01:13 PM
  5. bostonjulie's Avatar
    correct. see attached screenshots of both - regardless of what pressed / sliding / etc. does not answer but goes to "Missed call". and won't even go to voicemail? Why cant i answer calls on my Samsung Grand Prime?-screenshot_2015-10-14-14-33-59.png
    10-14-2015 01:40 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    And when you answer, you're dragging that green phone icon all the way to the right? Have you checked with your carrier to see if there's a problem with the SIM card or anything like that?
    10-14-2015 01:58 PM
  7. bostonjulie's Avatar
    yes. they reset everything to make sure.
    10-14-2015 02:03 PM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Hmm, I'm kinda stuck. You could try reinstalling the firmware, using either Samsung Kies or Smart Switch.
    10-14-2015 05:58 PM
  9. bostonjulie's Avatar
    And how do I do that?
    10-14-2015 07:01 PM
  10. B. Diddy's Avatar
    It depends on if your phone is supported by Kies, and if so, which version of Kies. Here's a tutorial from XDA: A guide on how to reinstall stock firmware w… | Samsung Galaxy S III I9300, I9305 | XDA Forums.

    More recent Samsung phones may not be supported by Kies, in which case you should be able to use Smart Switch: Flash Stock Firmware using Samsung Smart Swi… | T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge | XDA Forums
    10-14-2015 10:30 PM
  11. bostonjulie's Avatar
    going to try that (Using Kies) seems relatively simple - worried i'll mess it up more. But worth a shot! i'll let you know.
    10-16-2015 02:35 PM
  12. bostonjulie's Avatar
    all set with Keis & I cannot find the driver for phone SM-G531M
    10-21-2015 03:51 PM

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