Video shows off Samsung Galaxy S4's Air Call Accept for almost any Android model

Video shows off Samsung Galaxy S4's Air Call Accept for almost any Android model
One of the cool features available on the Samsung Galaxy S4 is the Air Call Accept feature. With this feature, a call can be answered without the user of the phone touching the handset. To answer a call, the owner of the device merely swipes his hand over the infrared sensor that is next to the earpiece speaker, and the phone will respond appropriately.

Now, you don't have to own a Samsung Galaxy S4 to use Air Call Accept. A free app from the Google Play Store will let you wave your hand over the proximity sensor on your Android phone and have the phone respond exactly how the Galaxy S4 does. There is both a paid version of the app along with the free one. The paid version of the app gives you the option to ignore a call, turn on the speakerphone automatically when you answer the phone, and send an email when you reject a call.

The app is available from the Google Play Store for those sporting an Android powered handset running Android 1.6 or higher, and with a proximity sensor. Now most Android users will be able to answer their phone when it rings, no matter how dirty, greasy or wet their hands are.

source: AirCallAccept via RedmondPie



18. Techboi

Posts: 84; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

I had my photon doing this.

16. androidrockzz

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

did anyone see or realize that guy isn't driving :-)

15. AJmeBOY

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

What if your phone is in your pocket? The sensor is already covered. Would it just answer?

14. F14Tomcat

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

The Pantech Perception, which hit the FCC in Sept. 2012 and was released in April of this year (before the S4) already has this... Samsung - still one step behind...

13. vladd100

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

doesn't work on HTC ONE...NOR THE ONE X

12. w-t-f

Posts: 42; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

had that similar feature on Nokia E52 ages ago :)

8. Topcat488

Posts: 1425; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

All the google play edition s4 and htc one etc, can load apps that they need as they go, saving internal mb space. I wonder if they will make a GPE Note III? With a Android/Samsung S-Pen functions App and such.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012


5. srk_srinivas

Posts: 22; Member since: Dec 27, 2010

how can you reject a call?

9. taikucing unregistered

drop it

17. androidrockzz

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

wait till the other person ends the call?

4. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

What happens if you install the app on an s4 is what I want to know.

6. AwesomestMaximuss

Posts: 148; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Well i did..if ur air gestures are off then the app ll work as usual..but if its on then the app has no use cuz the infrared sensor detect the hand gestures from a larger distance as compared to the proximity samsung software provides some gesture animation so u cn be more in control of the function..

2. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

And this is a great app for sammy haters haha

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

If any Sammy haters download this app this would just go to prove they are 'jealous' haters. Nevertheless, it won't be as good without proper software optimization and hardware requirement of infrared sensor which sammy provides!

10. Klamba92

Posts: 212; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

I disagree I think its shows that you can get some of the features but can choose which ones to add and can delete at anytime, unlike on touch wiz. However the touch wiz version is still better as it is optimised in to the os itself unlike this app.

11. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Nice try! It works just as well... in fact, better, due to the many more options it gives.

1. AwesomestMaximuss

Posts: 148; Member since: Jul 09, 2013

Nice close as u can get on devices without the infrared sensor..not exactly as good as the one on s4(infrared sensor) but good enuf..

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