Samsung Galaxy Note 3 — Can't set default dialer app

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Mar 28, 2014, 4:28:51 AM via Website

Hi, I tried to make third party dialer app as my default dialer but it can't work. When I press a dialer icon any launcher, it always ask me choose a default, I did it, but it always ask me for the next time. Other launcher or sms app can work properly, except dialer. Does anyone know this issue?

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Mar 28, 2014, 5:21:59 AM via Website

Well, that's seems weird first try clearing the cache and data stored by the stock Dialer, go to the settings> application manager> select the application and clear its data, then again try to make the third party application default.

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Mar 31, 2014, 5:59:17 PM via Website

Thanks, but still not work :(

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Mar 31, 2014, 7:08:57 PM via Website

If you go into device administrator (settings, security) does it have an option for the app?


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Apr 1, 2014, 3:29:06 AM via Website

It could possibly be a launcher issue. ADW caused me problems in the past with default apps. I'd try a different launcher and clearing the default setting in your stock dialer app through the app manager.

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Apr 7, 2014, 6:07:16 AM via Website

Hi there!
I have the same problem with my note3
I also tried to set default dialer with third party default manger application, and it simply does not work!
It seems default dialer cannot be set in note3...

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