How to activate and deactivate call forwarding

Redirecting our calls can be very useful if we receive calls when we are busy, without battery, out of coverage or with the mobile turned off or on specific occasions; For example, if we take our mobile for repair and we want to receive calls on another number.

If you don’t know how to turn call forwarding on and off, keep reading! It is a very simple and useful process to know.

activate and deactivate call forwarding

What is call forwarding

Call forwarding is a function of smartphones that allows us to redirect to another number mobile phone, the calls we receive, in case we cannot answer them for various reasons. So there are several options:

  • Unconditional: All incoming calls are automatically forwarded.
  • When the mobile is switched off, out of coverage or without battery.
  • When the call is redialed or not answered.
  • When you communicate.

How to activate and deactivate call forwarding

Activate call forwarding

Before activating it, it is important to check whether or not it will result in additional charges on our bill, to avoid future unpleasant surprises. This will vary depending on the operator or rate we have contracted.

The way to activate call forwarding may depend on each model. Most smartphones will give us the option in the menu > settings > call forwarding, or similar.

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Already in this menu we must select the option that best suits what we want: hijack everything, only some or according to the state of the phone. Once selected, we can verify that it worked by calling our number from another.

Deactivate call forwarding

Deactivating call forwarding is also a very simple process: just undo the previous steps: go to menu > settings > call forwardingand deselect the option we have active.

An alternative is to enter this number on our keypad: *#21# and press call next. On the screen we will have the notice that it has been deactivated.