How To Cancel Call Divert (Call Forward) On Android Phones?

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If you have enabled call forwarding on your Android phone but for some reason, you don’t know how to cancel the call divert on Android phones.

Then in this post, I am going to tell you how to cancel the Call Divert (Call Forwarding) on your phone.

How To Disable Call Divert (Call Forward) On Android Phones

There can be various reasons for implementing the call forwarding but I will not go into the reasons and will tell you how to cancel call divert on your Android Phone in a few easy steps.

How to check if call forwarding is enabled on your number?

  • If call forwarding is enabled on your phone then you will see a continuous notification stating that “Forwarding all calls” or something similar.
  • Simply call your number with other phones, if Call Forward will be enabled then you will hear “Please wait while your call is forwarded” or something similar.
  • Or simply visit Call Forwarding settings in your phone to find whether call forward is enabled or not.

How to disable call forwarding on Android phones?

Note: Depending on your phone model or android version the steps may differ somewhere.

  • Go to the Phone App.
  • Click on the three-dot icon from the top right corner.
  • Choose Settings.
  • Choose Calling Accounts.
  • Choose the SIM card from which you want to deactivate the call divert.
  • Click on Call forwarding.
  • If call forwarding is on, you will see one of these four options, “Always forward, When busy, When unanswered, and When unreachable.”
  • Tap on any of the options to disable.
  • Click on TURN OFF
  • If in case all four call forwarding options are enabled then turn off them one by one

How to cancel call divert on various Cellular networks using dial codes?

Our recommended method to cancel the call divert is from Android phone call forwarding settings, but if in case you want to cancel the call divert from your cellular network provided by using their dial codes then below I am going to share that too. 

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How to cancel a call divert on MTN?

  • Dial the code: ##002# from your MTN number.
  • Click the Send/Call button.
  • You are done.

How to cancel a call divert on the Airtel network?

  • Dial the code: ##002# from your Airtel number.
  • Click the Send/Call button.
  • You are done.

How to cancel call divert on Glo

  • Dial the code: ##002# from your GLO number.
  • Click the Send/Call button.
  • You are done.

How to Check if you’ve deactivated call forwarding on your phone?

  • Simply call your number from other phones, if you are not getting the call forwarding message then the call divert has been deactivated to your phone.
  • Check if you are still getting the “Forwarding all calls” notification or not
  • Also to double-check you can visit your call forwarding settings,
  • If even after other people are complaining that they are getting the call forward message when they call you. Then contact your carrier to find the real reason for this issue.

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Rahul Choudhary

A Digital Marketer by profession and a passionate traveller. Technology has been always my first interest, so I consistently look for new updates in tech to explore, and also has expertise in WordPress.