Recipe Dialing a Phone Number

To make a phone call from an application, the following permission needs to be added to the AndroidManifest XML file:

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CALL_PHONE" />

The act of making a call can either use the ACTION_CALL or action_dialer implicit intent.When using the action_dialer intent, the phone dialer user interface is displayed with the specified phone number ready to call. This is created using:

startActivity(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_CALL, Uri.parse("tel:15102345678")));

When using the ACTION_CALL intent, the phone dialer is not shown and the specified phone number is just dialed.This is created using:

startActivity(new Intent(Intent.ACTION_DIAL, Uri.parse("tel:15102345678")));

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