Sending Quick Decline Messages on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : Apr 16. 2021

Need to quickly silence a call when you're in a meeting or working out? You can easily send a Quick Decline message from your Galaxy Phone or Samsung Watch to the unwanted caller and set a reminder to call back at a later time. Follow the below guide for step by step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured by a Galaxy Note20 5G operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

Customise Quick Decline Messages
1 Launch the Phone app icon Phone app
Launch the phone app
2 Tap on 3 dots icon
Tap on 3 dots
3 Select Settings
Select Settings
4 Tap on Quick decline messages
  Tap on Quick decline messages
5 Tap on Write new message and begin typing your new Quick decline message
Tap on Write new message
6 Once complete tap on plus icon to add to your list
Select plus button to add
7 If you would like to remove the message from your Quick Decline list tap on minus icon
Select minus button to remove
Sending a Quick Decline Message
1 When an incoming call comes through to your phone, swipe up on the screen to view your Quick Decline messages
swipe up on screen when receiving a phone call
2 Tap on the Quick Decline message you would like to send to the caller
Tap on the Quick Decline message
3 When the message has been sent, the caller will be able to view within the Text message app
Viewing Quick Decline Message from receiver
Sending a Quick Decline Message from a Samsung Watch
1 When a call comes through on your Samsung Watch, swipe up on the screen to Send a Message
swipe up on the screen to Send a Message
2 Choose from the range of pre-loaded Quick Decline Messages to send to the caller
Choose from the range of pre-loaded Quick Decline Message
3 Once selected the message will be sent to your caller
Sending message through watch
4 When the message has been sent, the caller will be able to view within the Text message app
Caller viewing Quick Decline Message in Text message app

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