Activate call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones

Google Pixel Phones are powered by Android 9 Pie which is technically Stock Android. If you have one, and you want to activate call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones, it’s an easy process.

However, do remember that needs to be supported by the cellular network providers. If you are not able to activate it for some reason, you need to call your operator. The call waiting & forwarding are the most used settings, as they offer to avoid the instances that you miss the calls.

Activate Call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones

Do note that call waiting helps you identify calls when you are currently on a call. They show as a missed call on your phone. While Call waiting for every call will be redirected to another preset number

Activate Call forwarding Google Pixel Phones

  1. Open the default Dialer app.
  2. Tap on the ellipsis (three vertical dots) icon at the top right corner > tap on the settings menu.
  3. In the Settings menu, click on Calling Accounts
  4. If you are using two SIM cards at a time, you can see both listed at the top. Tap on the SIM Icon for which you need to configure call forwarding. You will have the following options:
    • FIxed dialing numbers.
    • Turn on video calling.
    • Call forwarding
    • Additional Settings
    • and Call barringActivate call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones
  5. Now, tap on Call forwarding > Voice. It will reveal Always forward, When busy, When unanswered, When unreachable.
  6. Click on one of the options which fit well for your scenario. Then enter your number, and click on the Turn on option.

Activate call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones

Most of the people end up using When unreachable. Make sure this number is a valid number. You can also choose from the contact book.

Activate Call waiting for Google Pixel Phones

    • Follow the same steps as above till 4. Here instead of call forwarding, you need to click on additional settings.
    • This will reveal the settings for call waiting.
    • Make sure to toggle on the option to enable call waiting.

Activate call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones

Let us know if you are using call forwarding & waiting in Google Pixel Phones. Does it work well?

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