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How To Enable or Disable Call Forwarding On Your iPhone | Android

Let’s consider the situation that you are outside from your home & you are out of Network Area on one of the Mobile Carrier/Network. In this situation, you can miss the important call on that mobile number. In this similar situation, Call forwarding may help you to be available through your Another Mobile Carrier/Network.

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In Call forwarding, call on your one mobile number will be forwarded/diverted to your another mobile number. This can easily be done through Call settings or using some Shortcodes. Let’s see how to Enable/Disable Call Forwarding on different Carriers [Verizone, Sprint, AT&T etc].

How To Enable Call Forwarding On Your Phone

There are two ways to enable Call Forwarding:

#1. From Call Settings

#2. Using USSD Shortcodes

Method 1: From Call Settings

You can easily control over Call Forwarding, Call barring and Call waiting, functions from Call Settings. To Enable/Activate Call Forwarding just follow the simple steps on Your Mobile Phone:

Step 1. On your mobile device, Go To ‘Phone’ or ‘Call’ icon –> Tap on 3 vertical dot icon from Top Right Corner –> Here you will get Call ‘Settings’ option, go with it.

Enable Call Forwarding on iPhone Android Phone

Step 2: Now Scroll Down and Tap on ‘More Settings’. On the next screen, you will get Call Forwarding option, Just Tap on it.

Enable Call Forwarding on iPhone Android Phone

Step 3: From here you can manage Voice & Video Call, Choose any one of them. Now you will get Option: ‘Always Forward’, ‘Forward When Busy’, ‘Forward when unanswered’ & ‘Forward when unreachable’.

Enable Call Forwarding on iPhone Android Phone

Tap on anyone and Enter your another mobile number on which you want to divert or forward the call.

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Method 2: Using USSD Shortcodes

These shortcodes are the codes which once dial do the task assigned to these automatically. Let’s Check out General USSD Code for different carriers (Verizon, AT&T etc):

Most of the carriers support the same USSD code for Call Forwarding Settings. Let’s see What are the codes & how to enable/disable Call forwarding:

There are 3 USSD Codes for setting Call Forwarding. So, first open the Dial Pad on your mobile phone and type the following code:

  1. *21*9999999999# : This will Enable Call forwarding for all the cases (Unanswered, Busy, Unreachable).
  2. *61*9999999999# : This will Enable Call Forwarding only in case of “Unanswered”.
  3. *67*9999999999# : This will Enable Call Forwarding only in case of “Busy”.

Here just replace the ‘9999999999’ with your another mobile number.

Disable/Deactivate Call Forwarding: 

To Disable Call Forwarding Just Dial #21#, #61# or #67# according to what code you have activated.

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Let’s also see USSD Codes In case of USA Carriers: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint & T-Mobile

(i) Verizon:

To Enable, Dial *72 and the 10-digit number to which you want to forward the calls (e.g. *72-999-999-9999) & Press on ‘Call’ Button.

To Disable, Simply Dial *73 & Press Call Button.

(ii) AT&T:

Dial **21* and the 10-digit number to which you want to forward the calls alongwith ‘#’ (e.g. *21-999-999-9999#) & Press on ‘Call’ Button.

To Disable, Simply Dial #21# & Press Call Button.

(iii) Sprint:

To Enable, Dial *72 and the 10-digit number to which you want to forward the calls (e.g. *72-999-999-9999) & Press on ‘Call’ Button.

To Disable, Simply Dial *720 & Press Call Button.

(iv) T-Mobile:

Dial **21* and the 10-digit number to which you want to forward the calls alongwith ‘#’ (e.g. *21-999-999-9999#) & Press on ‘Call’ Button.

To Disable, Simply Dial ##21# & Press Call Button.

Now you can easily enable or disable Call forwarding on your phone within seconds. Just use them and Share this article with your friends.

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