11-29-2014 12:24 PM
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  1. Vishal Malik's Avatar
    As always for outgoing calls, the Dialer gives me an option to dial using phone or skype. I always was choosing Phone + Use once. However, after I upgraded skype, even after I chose Phone, it was using Skype. This was extremely annoying as I never set it to "Always" and there was nothing in the Default in the configuration of the Phone Dialer or Skype. For every call after 2-3 tries it would dial using the phone. It was as if skype had hijacked the dialer. After being frustrated, I uninstalled skype. But...the dialer still tries to dial via skype!!! Again I have to try 2-3 times and then I am able to make a call.

    Please help - I am not able to make any calls. FYI...have the latest version of Android and Samsung Galaxy S3.
    07-12-2013 09:22 PM
  2. GSDer's Avatar
    From any Home screen, press the Menu button, select Settings, scroll down and select Application manager, press the Menu button again and select Reset app preferences.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 4
    07-12-2013 11:40 PM
  3. drmaf894c's Avatar
    I agree with the above... Likely it was set some how to default. Either by accidental always selection or otherwise. But I would try to clear the default for the dialer to see of it helps. Odd it didn't fix it when you uninstalled Skype though.

    Hope it works. Good luck.

    Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S III using Android Central Forums
    07-12-2013 11:49 PM
  4. Nadeem Abdulla's Avatar
    Hi Vishal,

    I have the same problem and tried many options like reinstalling skype, resetting app preferences, restarting phone etc. Whenever I make a call; it attempts via Skype first and I have to make a call for the second time to go through the dialer. I wish I dont have to reinstall the OS itself. Even if Skype is uninstalled it tries shows a blue bar like skype is starting and then returns back. Please let me know if anyone has any solution.

    Thanks,
    07-18-2013 01:04 AM
  5. marietevaquad's Avatar
    Hey, i have exactly same problem as Nadeem. Have you found a solution. please share
    08-07-2013 06:11 AM
  6. GSDer's Avatar
    It sounds like when Skype was uninstalled it didn't cleanup properly. You should check their website http://www.skype.com or send them an email skypeuploader@googlemail.com

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    08-07-2013 11:26 AM
  7. Abdul Rifay's Avatar
    Hi Nadeem,

    I am also facing the same problem..Please let me if you found the solution for the same...
    08-21-2013 11:14 AM
  8. GSDer's Avatar
    The Skype app has really taken a hit recently in Google Play Store comments. I didn't see this particular issue mentioned but perhaps I just didn't read far enough back.

    When you installed Skype did it require Administrative privilege? If so you'll have to manually undo that.

    If worse-comes-to-worst you can perform a Factory Reset and that should clear up this issue. Remember to backup your data first.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk 2
    08-21-2013 02:14 PM
  9. Salim Shaikh's Avatar
    i tried factory /reset also . it is the same again,whenever i make call it start from via skype.
    09-09-2013 10:37 PM
  10. GSDer's Avatar
    Let me see if I understand correctly - you performed a Factory Reset, you didn't reinstall Skype (and you made sure the Google Play Store didn't automatically install it for you behind your back) and yet when you use the Dialer it's somehow trying to start Skype? Can you post a screenshot?

    I suppose you could try booting into Recovery mode and clearing the cache and see if that helps.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 2
    09-10-2013 02:29 AM
  11. farrelli54's Avatar
    They use a radio signal.



    09-10-2013 02:49 AM
  12. asifmobilestec's Avatar
    use Skype 2.1 version for andriod
    09-17-2013 04:14 AM
  13. Zeealn's Avatar
    Here is the simple solution, go to application manager/ All / Skype / and uninstall Skype from there , where you will get force stop / uninstall options . than make calls will use phone dallier as default
    late you may again install Skype and go with normal ,
    10-12-2013 04:36 PM
  14. msfcool's Avatar
    Zeealn. i think u dint read the whole thing, Even after uninstalling skype, still it tries to dial via skype failing to find skype nothing happens,then after 2 or 3 attempts it goes for the original dialer.

    unable to find any solution till now
    10-17-2013 01:46 AM
  15. Erok789's Avatar
    Just wanted to chime in. What did it for me was... from the home screen press the menu button, then press Settings -> Applications -> All -> Skype. When in the Skype app info area, just scroll down to the section "Launch by default" and press the "Clear defaults" button and that should do it. If this does not work for you I apologize, this is just what fixed it for me. By the way, my phone is Samsung Galaxy S2. Cheers!
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    12-21-2013 04:16 PM
  16. sadicbatcha's Avatar
    Have you solve that problem. if so please let me know . iam facing that problem after installing CM11 on S3
    12-31-2013 03:58 AM
  17. Mohammad Khan4's Avatar
    I'm sure some people are still having problems with this but to remove Skype as the default dailer, go to setting on the home screen, applications, manage applications, select Skype and then clear defaults.
    01-01-2014 10:52 AM
  18. Mohammad Khan4's Avatar
    I'm sure some people are still having problems with this but to remove Skype as the default dailer, go to setting on the home screen, applications, manage applications, select Skype and then clear defaults. Worked on my moms droid 3.
    01-01-2014 10:53 AM
  19. Mohammad Khan4's Avatar
    I'm sure some people are still having problems with this but to remove Skype as the default dailer, go to setting on the home screen, applications, manage applications, select Skype and then clear defaults. Worked on my qmoble a700. perfect

    - - - Updated - - -

    I'm sure some people are still having problems with this but to remove Skype as the default dailer, go to setting on the home screen, applications, manage applications, select Skype and then clear defaults. i ahve same problem now Worked on my qmoble a700. perfect
    01-01-2014 10:57 AM
  20. Mohammad Khan4's Avatar
    I'm sure some people are still having problems with this but to remove Skype as the default dailer, go to setting on the home screen, applications, manage applications, select Skype and then clear defaults. i ahve same problem now Worked on my qmoble a700. perfect
    01-01-2014 10:58 AM
  21. Kevin Douglas's Avatar
    Yeah, I use to face similar issues regarding dialling Skype calls, but I now use RHUB`s free audio conferencing service and it simply works flawlessly.
    02-23-2014 11:52 PM
  22. Ela Markiewicz's Avatar
    thank you so much!!! that was helpul, after researching tons of skype answers
    03-16-2014 08:52 AM
  23. Raghu Eliyan's Avatar
    when i go to call my samsung not 3 its directly go to skype, then canel and dail again its goes to dailer, i removed the skype and tries still its goes to skype window, cant able to call through my mobile.. pls help can anybody give a solution for this
    05-03-2014 06:11 AM
  24. AxlMyk's Avatar
    Before un-installing Skype, clear its cache and data first. Then un-install it.
    05-03-2014 08:18 PM
  25. kritsnava's Avatar
    Try these steps it works on my s4
    Open dialer
    Select call settings
    Internet call settings
    Accounts
    Untick the default option or dialer
    Go back n try.....solved ?????😎
    05-15-2014 01:13 PM
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