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[Feature Request] Setting default sim ( 1or2) for specific contacts and return call on same sim

2019-05-26 20:40:44
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Hello everyone,I have a MI9 and using dual sim card on the phone, with global ROM 10.2 with sim 1 for personal number and sim 2 with work number. I have setup the phone with default sim card for calls as sim1 and Internet for sim2. The problem is, whenever I have missed calls and try to call them back it always use the default sim and not the sim where the call /SMS came through. Another issue is when I need to quickly call someone from my contacts using my work number (sim 2)  it goes from sim1 and I need to cancel the call and old the finger to choose to call from sim2. Is there any way I can assign to different contacts what sim card to use?!  And return calls from the same sim where the call came from? Thanks for the help
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2019-05-26 20:40:44
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Does anybody have an answer to this issue? This is a very important feature that is required in MIUI

2019-10-25 07:24:18
Do anyone or anyone from MI has an answer to this. We need an important update on this.
2019-10-28 06:12:55
It's unbelivable this feature is not already present. Years and years of dual sim and nobody needed it?

Maybe is it present under a different name o function? I know, it is possible to get that behaviour, using dual space (using two different default sim on each space, in addition to use a different contacts set...)
but it is not very comfortable to switch everytime form one space to the other...


2019-11-08 08:48:57

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6232088916 | from Mi 9T

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incredible short sighted from mi on this. Android one has this feature yet mi ui v11 doesn't. It NEEDS to be included.
2019-11-25 15:36:19

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LoCau Author | from MI 9

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And remember that it's more often with all assistant available talking to the phone and ask to make a call .. will always make the call with the wrong sim/phone number and while driving it's not good to use your phone to choose the SIM to dial from.
2019-12-01 05:03:46

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BoutTime2 | from mobile

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Does anybody have an answer to this issue? This is a very important feature that is required in MIUI

Ok so I think I've worked out how Xiaomi have implemented this.

Basically under sim settings don't select a default sim for calls. That way each time you call a contact you are asked which sim you want to use. You have 5 seconds to choose otherwise it automatically uses the same sim you used to call that particular contact previously.

A good idea I reckon!
2019-12-22 02:54:11
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LoCau Author | from MI 9

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thanks boutime2 that's really helpful and yes it does the trick perfectly. weird thing is that its something I didn't ever saw on miui, maybe something new on miui 11?
there's still an issue with this, if you use any assistance ( Google or Alexa ) it doesn't popup the 5 sec and it just stays there waiting for a click.
2019-12-23 18:43:34

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LoCau Author | from MI 9

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Well after a few days using the option "default SIM" without default SIM I understand why this need to be improved.
if you choose to call someone from contacts and you don't have any default SIM it just get stuck on the pop-up until you choose 1 or 2. I guess that's the same problem that happens with the Google assistant.
regarding the call history, yes it does work pretty good either for call or text.
2019-12-29 08:53:20
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