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Make calls and send messages from your new Galaxy Tablet

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Don't you hate it when calls start coming in once you’re snuggled up in bed, away from your phone? With Call & text on other devices, you can receive calls on your Galaxy tablet as long as the two devices are logged into the same Samsung account. You can also make calls and send messages.

Note: Call & text on other devices currently only works with T-Mobile and Sprint compatible phones.

Set up Call & text on other devices

To make calls and send messages on your other device, you'll need to add the same Samsung account to both your phone and your tablet. Next, on both devices, navigate to Settings and search for and select Call & text on other devices. Turn the feature on by tapping the switch. Connection will occur automatically.

Now you can make and answer calls and messages on your tablet.

Call & text on other devices turned on

Note: You can transfer all your messages from your phone to your tablet using Smart Switch. 

Change the settings for Call & text on other devices

After you turn on Call & text on other devices, you can adjust the available settings, such as choosing how calls and messages will be synced. Your phone is considered the main device; it's where you'll find the settings for Call & text on other devices. From Settings, search for and select Call & text on other devices.

From here, you can change the settings for Call & text on other devices:

Sharing and connection settings on S10
  • Touch and hold the main device to select the network type that calls and messages will sync over. You can choose from Wi-Fi and mobile networks or Wi-Fi only.

  • Under Registered devices, tap the switch next to the desired device to choose which registered devices sync your messages and calls.

  • Touch and hold a registered device, and then tap Remove to unregister the device with Call & text on other devices.

Compatibility

The following Galaxy phones and tablets support Call & text on other devices.

  • S10e, S10, S10+, S10 5G, S9, S9+, S8, and S8+

  • Note10, Note10+,Note10+ 5G, Note9, and Note8 

  • A50 and A20

  • Tab S6, Tab S5e, Tab S5e LTE, and Tab S4

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