How to Enable Call Waiting in Android Marshmallow

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.

open the phone app

Step 2: Tap the More button at the top-right of the screen.

tap the more button

Step 3: Select the Settings option.

select the settings option

Step 4: Scroll down and choose the More settings option.

call waiting setting in android marshmallow

Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Call waiting to turn it on.

how to enable call waiting in android marshmallow

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.

Did you know that you can take pictures of your phone’s screen and send them to your friends and family? Learn how to take a screenshot in Android Marshmallow and start taking advantage of this handy feature today.

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