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Topic # 229121 8-Feb-2018 17:05
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Samsung A3, Android 7.0.

I used the keypad to dial a company’s landline.

When I finished the call, I decided to add them as a contact.

When I hit save, the next screen showed the name and number as you’d expect, but also a bar showing a purple Hiya logo.

I tried tapping it, and a permission dialog box opened. I backed out at that stage.

Google says Hiya is a system for screening calls (or something).

Why did it appear?

Edit: I just tried to reproduce it with a random phone number and it didn’t happen.




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  Reply # 1953747 8-Feb-2018 17:07
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Hiya is a service Samsung and others use in certain regions to run lookups on phone numbers.


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