Smartphones have undoubtedly made it easier for us to keep in constant communication with others.
However, there might be moments when you need to power down your phone or its battery is dead and you need to know who tried you reach you during that period.
So, now the question arises – can you see missed calls when your phone is off, and if so, how to view them on Airtel and Vodafone? Let’s find out!
Can You See Missed Calls When Your Phone is Off?
Typically, no, your phone does not display information about missed calls when it is turned off, as it is disconnected from the cellular network, and no call logs are recorded at that time.
However, a few workarounds may help you access all the missed calls that occurred when the device was shut down.
How to See Missed Call When Phone is Switched Off
Do not worry if your phone just died and you suspect missed calls. We will help you with some tricks to see them.
Method 1: Activate Missed Call Alerts
Network providers such as Airtel and Vodafone provide missed call alert services that send an SMS telling their users who called them when their phone was switched off.
You can dial any of these two common codes *321*800# or **62*1431# on your phone to activate missed call alerts.
Once dialed, you’ll receive a message on the screen asking for a reply to see your missed calls. Perform the required action for the same.
Note: You can dial ##62# to disable the service.
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Method 2: Enable Missed Call Notifications
Whether it’s a Samsung phone or from any other brand, you can get notifications for missed calls that might have occurred when your phone was switched off.
1. Open Settings on your device, and tap on Notifications.
2. Tap on App notifications, then on the three dots icon at the top-right corner, and select Show system apps.
3. Scroll down and tap on the Phone calls option, followed by Notification categories.
4. Turn on the toggle for Missed calls.
Method 3: Use Truecaller
You can also use Truecaller to see for the missed calls on your phone but remember that it only works when your mobile data is turned on.
Not only that, it’ll notify you if someone cuts the call before it even rings.
Also Read: How to Activate Truecaller on Android
How to See Missed Calls When Phone is Off
Here’s how you can set Missed Calls alert service on Airtel and Vodafone to see them when your phone is switched off.
Note: Airtel and Vodafone services are available in India only.
Option 1: On Airtel
Dial *321*881# or 321*883# on your dial pad to activate the missed call alert on your phone.
You can also use the Airtel Thanks app.
1. Open the Airtel Thanks app, tap on the profile icon at the top left corner, and select settings.
2. Under NETWORK & BROADBAND, turn on the toggle for missed call alerts.
Once activated, you’ll get an SMS when you turn your phone back on with the details of who called you and when.
Option 2: On Vodafone
Here’s how to see missed calls on Vodafone when your phone is off:
1. Open the SMS app on your phone, type ACT MCI, and send it to 54300.
You’ll receive an SMS for missed call alert VAS request.
2. Reply by sending 1 or follow the instructions given and the alert service will be activated.
You can also activate Missed call alerts using the Vi App.
Do You Get Missed Calls When Your Phone is on Airplane Mode?
Yes, when your phone is on Airplane mode, it is disconnected from the network.
So, you will get missed calls when your phone is on airplane mode after you remove it. Just follow the methods mentioned in the section above.
It is important to check who called you when your phone was off and we hope our guide helped you with that.
If you have any queries or suggestions, do let us know in the comments section and stay tuned to TechCult for more such tips and tricks.