1. maleemi's Avatar
    I recently switched from an at&t 8125 to an iPhone and have become very frustrated with the iphone telephone dialing.

    With the 8125 I could voice dial for FREE by pushing one button and speaking into the mic. Apparently with iPhone my only option is to pay AT&T $60.00 a year for a system that requires me to store my contacts online then execute four actions (Unlock, push Phone button, call up Keypad, press #08) in order to execute a voice dial.

    Speed dialing is equally frustrating. With the 8125 I could speed dial with 2 clicks on the screen but the iphone appears to require a minimum of 4 actions. (unlock, press phone, press favorites, press contact name). The trick of creating the tel:// URL via Safari is clever but its also a royal PITA.

    Does anyone have any tips or tricks for speed dialing and voice dialing my iPhone that dont include shelling out more $$$ to AT&T and arcane work-around hacks or will I just have to accept as fact that a vintage 8125 running Windows Mobile 5 has a more capable phone dialing system than Apple?

    Best Regards,

    Marcel
    Last edited by maleemi; 10-13-2009 at 11:15 AM.
    10-13-2009 10:43 AM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    If you have the 3GS, voice dialing was built into it. Because there is only one physical button on the iPhone, it's difficult to do anything in fewer key presses.
    10-13-2009 11:37 AM
  3. sting7k's Avatar
    Set your favorites to the double click action of the home button. And yes the 3GS has voice dialing.
    10-13-2009 11:55 AM
  4. maleemi's Avatar
    I have a 3g. Does that mean no voice dialing without paying AT&T $60.00/yr?

    Best Regards,

    Marcel
    10-13-2009 12:18 PM
  5. ghostface147's Avatar
    Yep........
    10-13-2009 01:12 PM
  6. jamesus's Avatar
    There are a few apps that provide voice dialing for free. I used this one with my 3G and found that it worked very well.

    Vlingo Products
    10-13-2009 03:36 PM
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