1. 1812dave's Avatar
    I don't use a lock screen, but incoming calls require that I slide to accept the call. I'd prefer (as on my bionic) to simply hit "accept". any way to get rid of the "swipe-to-answer" feature?
    Dequella Givings likes this.
    12-19-2012 05:48 PM
  2. DaRkL3AD3R's Avatar
    I think the reason for the swipe to unlock is similar for the reason we have swipe to unlock lockscreens; so you don't answer the phone with your butt. A button can easily be hit by sitting in your pocket hitting against your leg, but a swipe to answer is much more difficult to have accidentally happen.

    And there is no way to change it to a button without heavy modification to the UI apk elements.
    1812dave likes this.
    12-19-2012 05:51 PM
  3. matrix2004's Avatar
    Check out an app called 'small call'.
    1812dave likes this.
    12-19-2012 06:53 PM
  4. DAS's Avatar
    What I do is simply say "answer" or "reject" when I get an incoming call.

    Within the s-voice app if you enable the option to control apps via voice there are a lot of things you can do. It may not work for you, but it's an option.

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    12-19-2012 08:32 PM
  5. bigoldthor's Avatar
    I know on the AT&T device, you can go into the Phone display, then go Menu, Call Settings, Call answering/ending. You can check an option here to let you press the Home key to answer incoming calls. That's about the only way I know in the stock OS. Here's what it looks like on AT&T:

    12-19-2012 10:04 PM
  6. Bigalminal's Avatar
    Have you tried ShakeCall? Answer and end the call by shaking the phone.

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    12-28-2012 01:56 PM
  7. 1812dave's Avatar
    Perfect. Thanks. Now I can use the home button

    Sent from my SCH-I605 using Android Central Forums
    12-28-2012 05:42 PM
  8. cschneck's Avatar
    How can I answer my LG G4 with a tap not a swipe?
    Thomas Casey and Chubbalee like this.
    02-11-2016 05:24 PM
  9. Betty Burgess1000's Avatar
    I do not want to swipe when a phone call comes in
    02-06-2017 11:05 AM
  10. steve Ski's Avatar
    I do not want to swipe when a phone call comes in
    Go to accessibility and tap on single tap mode. Or going to answering select answer command answer or reject
    02-21-2017 03:03 AM
  11. Susie brown shelton's Avatar
    I'm verifying that I got the link what do I do next
    03-24-2017 04:56 PM
  12. Phonjunkiee's Avatar
    This is an easy fix. Go to : settings, accesibility, and enable the one touch option . Done.
    07-11-2017 09:49 AM
  13. lakawak's Avatar
    Check out an app called 'small call'.
    Everybdy always says this on all posts about wanting tap to answer. This does not give that. People want to simply tap Accept. Not waving your hand over it, or speaking anything. Just tap a box that says ANSWER. Smart call does not do that. And apps that do, like HD Caller ID always get broken with every Android update and it takes a long time for them to fix it. And until it is fixed, it makes it nearly impossible to answer because pressing Accept does not answer the phone. But it makes the phone THINK it is answered and it hijacks the regular phone app. So, the only way to answer the phone is to try to quickly close HD caller ID entirely, and then get to your phone app manually to do the regular annoying swipe. By then, your call is surely into voice mail.
    02-05-2018 05:51 PM

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