How to reject a call with a text message

Did you ever get a call while being on another call? Or while in the middle of something? Outright rejecting feels rude, but you can't answer, so what do you do?

OpenPhone allows you to use text messages to reject incoming calls. Rather than simply dismissing a call, you can use the tab at the bottom of the incoming call screen to display a list of text message replies.

Note: This functionality is currently only available on the web and desktop app.

Here's how to reject the call with a message:

option to reject incoming call

The best part? If you've set up your OpenPhone status, we automatically generate a text message reply that's tailored to what you're up to. You can also type a custom, personal message to the caller.

Say you're in a meeting. No problem, here is what options you'll have:

message options you can automatically send when rejectitng a call

Once you hit "Send and Reject", the caller will be sent to voicemail and they'll receive the text message you drafted.