How To Forward Calls On Your Samsung Phone

Forwarding calls on your Samsung Phone to another phone or transferring calls from one phone number to another is an easy and simple step. For today’s tutorial, we will teach you how you can forward calls on samsung phones to another phone.

Forward Calls On Your Samsung Phone

Forward calls or also known as Call forwarding is a feature on your samsung phone. It allows you to transfer or redirect an incoming call or calls to a different phone number in another phone. There are several reasons why you want to forward calls but the most common reason is when you current phone is busy, when your phone cannot be reached or is unreachable and when you don’t answer the phone.

The call forwarding feature is a useful feature especially when you are travelling and no there is no reception forwarding calls to another colleague greatly helps especially if the call is an work related emergency.

Here’s how you can enable and disable call forwarding feature on your Samsung device:

How to Enable Forward calls (call forwarding) on a Samsung Phone

  1. Tap on the Phone app

    Tap on the Phone app

  2. Tap on the three dots located at the upper right corner of the screen

  3. Tap Settings option from the drop down menu.

  4. Scroll down and tap Supplementary services

  5. Tap Call forwarding option

  6. Select the forward option between Voice calls or Video Calls.

  7. Select the forwarding option that you want to activate from the choices: Always forward, Forward when busy, forward when unanswered and forward when unreachable.

  8. After choosing the option to enable, type the phone number where you want to forward calls to.

  9. After entering phone number, tap the Turn ON tab at the pop up window

How to Disable Forward calls (call forwarding) on a Samsung Phone

If you no longer want to forward calls, you can change or disable it any time. Once disabled, incoming calls will go to your personal number or the current phone number you are using.

To do this:

  1. Tap on the Phone app
  2. Tap on the three dots located at the upper right corner of the screen
  3. Tap Settings option from the drop down menu.
  4. Scroll down and tap Supplementary services
  5. Tap Call forwarding option
  6. The forwarding number that you want incoming calls to redirect to will appear. Simply tap on it and then select Turn off option.

FAQs

  1. What happens if you activate phone on call forwarding?

    When call forwarding is activated on your samsung phone, the incoming calls will be forwarded or redirected to the phone number you want the call to be forwarded to. Either to your office worker, at home, or to your other phone in another phone number. Basically, anyone who is calling you will be directed and connected to that number you set.

  2. If the phone is off, will the call gets forwarded?

    The process of activating or enabling call forwarding allows you to choose from options when you want calls to be forwarded. As mentioned above, options include Always forward, Forward when busy, forward when unanswered and forward when unreachable.

    Basically, when your phone is off that means you will be unreachable. If you choose the option forward when unreachable, then if your phone is turned off or cannot be reached the incoming calls will be directed to the phone number that you set.

  3. How long will it usually take for call forwarding to activate on Samsung phone?

    Activating or enabling call forwarding is easy and usually takes less than 10 minutes however it would still depend on the mobile network you are using or the mobile service provider. But, usually it would only take at least 10 minutes or even less to activate the feature.

Final Thoughts

Call forwarding is a useful feature on your Samsung device. If you do not have access to your phone, or cannot answer a call or even when you are unreachable, simple activate the call forwarding feature.

If you no longer want calls to redirect to another phone number, disabling the feature or deactivating call forwarding is a simple process too.


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