1. PowrDroid's Avatar
    Can't believe I'm posting this, but I don't know the answer.

    I typically use my phone on speakerphone when having a phone conversation. It's just easier to hold and talk with it in my hand in front of my body or else I set the phone on my desk. My screen time out is set to two minutes, so after I've talked for a couple of minutes my screen goes black. Then, when I'm ready to say good-bye, I can't figure out how to get back to the phone active screen! If I were holding it to my head it would automatically go to the phone screen, but when on speaker it doesn't. As a result I usually wait for the other party to hang up the phone. Tapping the power button doesn't do it.

    How to I return to the phone screen after my screen has timed out and I'm on speakerphone?
    04-20-2015 12:17 PM
  2. maxman1's Avatar
    Just tap the power button.
    04-20-2015 12:31 PM
  3. PowrDroid's Avatar
    Just tap the power button.
    Tapping the power button doesn't do it.
    04-20-2015 12:39 PM
  4. Toes Up's Avatar
    This might be the long way, but I hit my Home button, then I hit the phone icon, then I hit "return to call in progress" and that gets you back to your speaker phone. Again, there may very well be a quicker way.....
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    04-20-2015 01:22 PM
  5. Newdroid122's Avatar
    If you pull down on The screen (like looking at notifications) there will be a notification with your call, and right beneath it there should be an option that says hang up. Tap it.

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    jesta192, PowrDroid and rxgadget like this.
    04-20-2015 01:33 PM
  6. PowrDroid's Avatar
    This might be the long way, but I hit my Home button, then I hit the phone icon, then I hit "return to call in progress" and that gets you back to your speaker phone. Again, there may very well be a quicker way.....
    Yes, I remember now. I have tried this and it has worked.
    04-20-2015 03:26 PM
  7. PowrDroid's Avatar
    If you pull down on The screen (like looking at notifications) there will be a notification with your call, and right beneath it there should be an option that says hang up. Tap it.

    Posted via the Android Central App

    Thanks. I'll try that next time.
    04-20-2015 03:26 PM
  8. Ping Man's Avatar
    Tapping the power button works for me.
    04-20-2015 05:44 PM
  9. Newdroid122's Avatar
    Tapping the power button works for me.
    I'm pretty sure there is an option in settings to allow the power button to end the call. But it has to be checked

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    04-20-2015 07:18 PM
  10. Bitterman's Avatar
    Yep, it's off by default: Settings>Accessibility> check the Power Button Ends Call box.

    I'm pretty sure there is an option in settings to allow the power button to end the call. But it has to be checked

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    04-20-2015 07:25 PM
  11. PowrDroid's Avatar
    Yep, it's off by default: Settings>Accessibility> check the Power Button Ends Call box.





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    Bingo!
    04-20-2015 09:08 PM
  12. teeitupmo#WN's Avatar
    If you use the power button to end the call, you WILL drop a lot of calls. :-) just saying..


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    04-21-2015 08:08 AM
  13. PowrDroid's Avatar
    I checkmarked the box, Power Button Ends Call, and yes, I did accidentally hang up on a friend of mine so I unchecked that box. Now, when I've been on speaker for some time and I press the power button I get the phone screen. This is apparently how it's supposed to work so I'm a happy camper. Can't believe that toggling that setting would fix it but it seems to be true.
    maxman1 likes this.
    04-29-2015 01:16 PM

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