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What is the Fake Call feature on my Samsung Convoy 4, and how do I use it?

When the device is closed and idle, press the Volume down key four times in a row to have your device ring with a fake call. After a short delay (10 seconds is the default), your device will ring. If you entered fake contact information, it will appear as the caller ID. Otherwise, the screen will display “Restricted.” When you answer the call, you will hear the Fake Call Voice, if you selected it in the settings.

Turn Fake Call On or Off

  1. From the Home screen, press the OK key.

  2. Use the Directional key to highlight Settings and press the OK key.

  3. Use the Directional key to highlight Call Settings and press the OK key.

  4. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call and press the OK key.

  5. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call On/Off and press the OK key.

  6. Use the Directional key to highlight On or Off , and then press the OK key. 

Edit the Time Delay

You can adjust the time delay that occurs between when you initiate the fake call and when your device starts to ring. Follow the instructions below to adjust the time delay.

  1. From the Home screen, press the OK key.

  2. Use the Directional key to highlight Settings and press the OK key.

  3. Use the Directional key to highlight Call Settings and press the OK key.

  4. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call and press the OK key.

  5. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call Timer and press the OK key.

  6. Use the Directional key to highlight the preferred time delay and press the OK key. 

Turn On Fake Voice

  1. From the Home screen, press the OK key.

  2. Use the Directional key to highlight Settings and press the OK key.

  3. Use the Directional key to highlight Call Settings and press the OK key.

  4. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call and press the OK key.

  5. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call Voice and press the OK key.

  6. Use the Directional key to highlight Use Fake Call Voice and press the OK key.

  7. Use the Directional key to highlight a sound and press the OK key.

    • Press the Left soft key to listen to a highlighted sound.
    • Select Record New to create a new sound to play as the fake voice during a call.

Create Fake Contact Information

  1. From the Home screen, press the OK key.

  2. Use the Directional key to highlight Settings and press the OK key.

  3. Use the Directional key to highlight Call Settings and press the OK key.

  4. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Call and press the OK key.

  5. Use the Directional key to highlight Fake Contact Info and press the OK key.

  6. Use the Directional key to highlight Enter Name or Number, and use the keypad to enter a name or phone number.

  7. Press the OK key.