If a user wants to reach a department within a business and knows the extension, then they can add the extension to the phone number of the business so, how to Automatically Dial Extensions on Android.
Secondly, they should tap the edit button, or in some phones, all a user has to do, is to hold the contact’s name.
Lastly, when the contact information opens, the user should move the cursor to the end of the number. To add the extension, the user should add a comma after the last number of the original number and then type the extension numbers.
The user should tap the save option, and then, when they have to call the extension, there is no need to add the number anymore.
A tip here is to add more than one comma after the phone number, and then add the extension number, so that it adds a pause when the phone rings.
While some phones have a semi-colon button, other phones have a wait button. After the semi-colon and the extension number is added, the contact number should be saved.
The main benefit of using automatically dial extension for an Android phone is that it saves the time of users. They don’t have to remember the extension number or wait for the automated machine at the other end, to stop talking.
At times, the automated machine at the other end of the phone takes too long to tell the caller all the options, and it might be problematic for the caller in emergency situations.