Call waiting is something that has been around on landlines and cellular phones for many years. In fact, many younger people might not even remember a time when that wasn’t something that was around.
The ability to see and even switch to another call while you are already in the middle of one is an important option when everyone is so connected with technology.
So if someone tells you that they got a busy signal when trying to call you, or that the phone just went straight to voicemail, you might be wondering how you can check to see if call waiting is enabled on your Android phone.
Our guide below will show you how to find this setting and enable it is call waiting is currently turned off for your phone.
How to Turn on Call Waiting on a Samsung Galaxy On5
The steps in this article were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5 in Android Marshmallow. By turning on this feature you will change your phone’s setting so that it gives you an alert when there is another caller that is trying to reach you when you are already in the middle of a call.
Step 1: Open the Phone app.
Step 2: Tap the More button at the top-right of the screen.
Step 3: Select the Settings option.
Step 4: Scroll down and choose the More settings option.
Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Call waiting to turn it on.
Now that you know how to enable call waiting on your Android marshmallow smartphone, you can use this option to ensure that it’s easier to manage multiple calls.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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