How to Edit Quick Responses in Android 5.1 Lollipop Devices?

Android 5.1 has given 4 Quick Response options (quick messages) if you don’t want to attend the call at the moment but still want to respond to the important callers by message. These default quick responses are set according to international Android users but if you don’t like any specific quick response or want to change/edit the wording of the quick response(s), you may do it at your end.

If you feel any problem in editing the quick response(s), do not hesitate to see the instructions.


1: Tap the icon of the ‘Phone Dialer’, placed on the Home screen of your Android 5.1 Lollipop device, to open up the ‘Phone Dialer’ app screen.LollipopEditQuickResponse-12: At the ‘Phone Dialer’ app screen, tap the settings button, placed at the top right corner of the screen. It will open up a popup menu.LollipopEditQuickResponse-23: Tap the ‘Settings’ in the popup menu.LollipopEditQuickResponse-34: At the ‘Settings’ screen, tap the ‘General’.LollipopEditQuickResponse-45: At the ‘General’ screen, tap the ‘Quick responses’ button under the ‘Other’ section. It will open up ‘Edit quick responses’ screen.LollipopEditQuickResponse-56: See, at the ‘Edit quick responses’ screen, 4 default quick responses are given. If you want to change/edit any of the quick response, tap it and it will be opened up in a prompt; ‘Quick response’ with the quick response for editing.LollipopEditQuickResponse-67: To edit the quick response, tap at the start of the message. It will open up a keyboard.LollipopEditQuickResponse-78: You may change/edit the quick response with the help of keyboard. You may lengthen or shorten the quick response or may make it more soft or harsh, as per your choice. To save the edited quick response, tap ‘OK’ in the prompt. It will, instantly, take you back to the ‘Edit quick response’ screen.LollipopEditQuickResponse-89: See, at the ‘Edit quick response’ screen, the quick response is change/edited.LollipopEditQuickResponse-9Similarly, you may change/edit any other or all quick responses, accordingly.

That’s all!

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How to Enable / Set Quick Responses to Callers in Android KitKat 4.4 Phone?

Quick response to some of the callers is of paramount importance as they may be important buddies, spouse, client or boss. But at the same time you may not be able to answer due to some important meetings, traveling or legal enforcement, asking you not to call. Such state of affairs demand immediate action or the affairs may deteriorate.

Android presents the solution to this unruly situation which you may adopt as a quick response as quick SMS.


To adopt the quick response SMS procedure, follow the instructions:

Command Line: Phone Dialer > Mass Response screen > Settings > Settings > OTHER CALL SETTINGS – Quick response

1: Tap the Phone Dialer to open it. KitKat-QuickResponse-12: At the Mass Response screen, tap the ‘Settings’ button, available in the right bottom of the screen. It will open up a drop-down menu. KitKat-QuickResponse-23: In the drop-down menu, tap the ‘Settings’. KitKat-QuickResponse-34: In the ‘Call settings’ menu, tap the ‘Quick response’, available in the OTHER CALL SETTINGS. It will take you to the ‘Edit quick response’ popup menu, depicting a list of 4 messages which are set by default. KitKat-QuickResponse-45: Upon taping any of the responses, will open up a prompt which will offer you to alter / amend / modify the message, supported by a keyboard and to be accepted by taping OK. This is available in all 4 responses, giving you the chance to choose as per your need or desire. These responses will be quickly available for reply as and when you will need them. KitKat-QuickResponse-5Test of Working

Now, let’s try the setup of quick response. KitKat-QuickResponse-6


KitKat-QuickResponse-8That’s all!

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How to Edit Messages for Quick Response to the Caller in Android Phone?

If you want to Edit / modify / amend / change / rewrite the messages which have been added in the Android KitKat 4.4.2 as ‘Quick response’, you may modify one or all of the messages, easily.

For the purpose, follow the instructions:

Command Line: Phone Dialer > Settings > Call settings > OTHER CALL SETTINGS – Quick responses.

1: Tap the ‘Phone Dialer’, available on the Home screen of your Android Phone. KitKat-QuickResponse-1

2: Tap the ‘Settings’ button, available at the right bottom of the ‘Phone Dialer’ screen to open up a popup menu.

3: In the popup menu, tap the ‘Call settings’ to open up the call settings screen. KitKat-QuickResponse-24: At the ‘Call settings’ screen, tap the ‘Quick responses’ under OTHER CALL SETTINGS to open the ‘Edit quick responses’ screen. KitKat-QuickResponse-35: At the ‘Edit quick responses’ screen, you will see four different messages, set by KitKat. If you want to change the wording of any of these, tap it to open a prompt with keyboard. See, I tapped the ‘Can’t talk now. What’s up? KitKat-QuickResponse-4


6: Here, you may rewrite / edit the message and save it by tapping ‘OK’. KitKat-QuickResponse-67: See the Message has been edited and changed for use by the user for the quick response. KitKat-QuickResponse-7That’s all!

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How to Answer a Call with SMS-Quick Response-in Android KitKat phone?

Receiving the call during some odd occasions becomes difficult, e.g. if you are in the office, meeting with boss, having a meeting with client, intimate moments with spouse or friends etc. In many such situations it becomes annoying to answer the call and yet you feel need to answer the call. The Android KitKat offers a solution for such problems. You may, quickly, respond the incoming call with a SMS.

To respond an incoming call, quickly, with a SMS, follow the instructions:

1: You observe that a call is coming. Though you are busy yet you feel to answer the call is equally important. KitKat-QuickResponse12: Tap the incoming call button on a popup on Home screen of your phone on with a finger. See the three different popup buttons will appear up. Now, move your finger, you have tapped, to the SMS button. KitKat-QuickResponse23: It will open up the menu on the incoming call screen where four different pre-written messages are available. You may tap any of them to send the caller informing him/her about your inability to attend his/her call. Your Android phone will immediately send a message to the caller.

4: If you want to write your own SMS, you may tap the 5h message, i.e. ‘Write your own …….’ And a prompt with a keyboard will appear to facilitate you to write your own message, as per the your choice and need.KitKat-QuickResponse3That’s all!

If you want to modify any or all messages, according to your desire or choice, you may do so as well. For the purpose, visit our next post: How to Modify Messages for the Quick Response to the Caller?

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