Ghost calling

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  1. reginaalear

    reginaalear Member
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    My phone has been calling people on it's own and I never know about it unless someone tells me I called them or I see it on my recent calls. Is anyone else having this problem or know what I can do to try to stop it? I hate not knowing when I'm calling people. Any ideas are appreciated.
     
  2. bballrob

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    Actually, it's called butt dialing. My sis in law called 911 one time by mistake while at my house. Boy was that funny when the cops showed up. And her hubby is a cop in a town 150 miles away from us.
     
  3. reginaalear

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    Is there a way to make it stop that you know of? I leave it sitting on the kitchen counter and it happens when nobody is even around it.
     
  4. MrMike6by9

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    Our real estate agent accomplishes the same feat. The last time it happened, when we played back the voice message, we could hear her playing with her dog. Maybe you both need an exorcist.
     
  5. imutter

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    I would do a restore and see what happens
    I have strange things happen to mine as well but blame it to living on a military base. I bet there is lot of interference.
    also did it just start or how long is it going on?
     
  6. reginaalear

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    It's been going on for about a month. It happens at least once a day. I also have a Bluetooth headset connected to it. Not sure if that has anything to do with it or not. I'll try a restore. Thanks so much
     
  7. Bennyboy

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    Does it happen when the Bluetooth is off?
     
  8. GSA190

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    How is it possilbe to butt dial with an iPhone?
     
  9. Bennyboy

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    I don't know, I keep mine in my front pocket...
     
  10. reginaalear

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    I haven't noticed it happening with the bluetooth on. I'll have to pay close attention to it from now on and see.
     
  11. missygal

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    I have "butt dialed" 3 times and have no clue how it could of happened. I keep mine in front pocket mostly.


    Sent from my iPhone using iCafe app
     
  12. Bennyboy

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    Well my question was if it ever happened while the Bluetooth was off, have you googled the problem to see if anybody else experience the same thing? I think before you do a restore like you said you should see all the options, I hate to restore.
     
  13. Nexxus

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    There is a way to fix this. Put the icons for your phone, SMS and contacts in a folder and place the folder on a page after the home page. I found that I was making rogue calls just by holding the iPhone. I pug everything in a feet and it doesn't happen any longer.
     
  14. kathrynrfike

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    Are you kidding, Ghost calling seems to be fun madam,
    Try to restore you phone..
    First time hearing this out...
    I searched in Google for you and this problem not exists...
     
  15. Bennyboy

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    You sure you didn't use bing and not google, because I got plenty of hits.
     
  16. MrMike6by9

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    Frankly, I find quite a few hits for "ghost dialing". This was the first hit - urban dictionary

    YMMV
     
  17. Watcher

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    Sounds like a job for...
     
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  18. reginaalear

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    Benny: sorry I meant I don't notice it happening when my Bluetooth is turned off. I will try google. Thanks everyone!
     
  19. IllusionEntity

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    If shes sorting out ghost dialling. Then I forgot to mention that my iPhone 4 does it 24/7. In fact it's doing it now! Send her over ASAP!
     
    #19 IllusionEntity, Apr 26, 2011
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  20. RoofMonkey

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    I was going to post something VERY similar to that 
    I'll figure a way to butt dial my iPad if I have too. Lol
     
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