How do you modify the call log

by Seer » Sun, 12 Apr 2009 18:37:45 GMT


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 Can anyone tell me how to modify the call log?  What permissions do i
need and is it possible to get some basic code to show how?  just a
few lines not whole classes or anything.

thanks

Chris
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How do you modify the call log

by Mark Murphy » Sun, 12 Apr 2009 18:54:32 GMT


 


You don't, AFAIK. That is handled by the firmware.

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How do you modify the call log

by Seer » Sun, 12 Apr 2009 19:05:22 GMT


 You can at least read the call log right? Do you know how to do that?
maybe i can start from there to write code to modify it.  The issue i
have is that if my contact phone number is 555666 then i modify the
outgoing call to call 1122,555666.  Problem is i want the call log to
show i called 555666 not that i used a calling card like service.






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How do you modify the call log

by Mark Murphy » Sun, 12 Apr 2009 19:15:31 GMT


 


Yes.


Use the CallLog.Calls content provider. You will need the READ_CONTACTS
permission.

It is possible that with the WRITE_CONTACTS permission, you will be able
to do insert/update/delete operations on that content provider. I seem
to recall trying that and it not working, but that was some time ago.

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