DND gives you busy tones

sticko

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Apr 26, 2010
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In iOS 7, DND is supposed to give people who call you a waiting signal (not answering). Now in iOS 8, instead it give people who call a busy tones. This is defeating the purpose, since that same people will keep trying to call you. So when we set the Repeated Call function on, it will ring.

Anyone know how to fix it?
 

Dan70

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Aug 4, 2014
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Well if that is what happens, the only way around it will be to downgrade to iOS 7. If that is how it is set to work now they'll be no option around that.
 

sticko

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Original poster
Apr 26, 2010
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I think it's a bug. So I wonder, how it works on other people?
 

Vegasryn

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Mar 31, 2010
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Well if that is what happens, the only way around it will be to downgrade to iOS 7. If that is how it is set to work now they'll be no option around that.
Not my experience. It goes straight to VM

There's no way to downgrade to iOS 7 anymore as Apple stopped signing it.
 

sticko

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Apr 26, 2010
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As long as their call is not allowed through I don't care what they hear.
Not necessarily. When you enable the Repeated calls, a second call from the same person within three minutes will not be silenced. Thus, when the person call you first time and hear the busy tones, most probably he will try to call you again thinking that on the first call you are online or the network is busy. And it will go through.

In addition, since it basically blocked it will go directly to voice mail and you have no chance to answer the call. Sometime, even on DND, who knows that I might want to answer the call from that particular person.
In iOS 6 and 7, it always work that way. And it works perfectly.
 

terrywfoster

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Jun 15, 2009
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Not necessarily. When you enable the Repeated calls, a second call from the same person within three minutes will not be silenced. Thus, when the person call you first time and hear the busy tones, most probably he will try to call you again thinking that on the first call you are online or the network is busy. And it will go through.

In addition, since it basically blocked it will go directly to voice mail and you have no chance to answer the call. Sometime, even on DND, who knows that I might want to answer the call from that particular person.
In iOS 6 and 7, it always work that way. And it works perfectly.
1. I do not enable repeat callers.

2. I do not have voice mail on my phone so any call not answered will go where ever.