Sneaky Way To End Phone Calls Without Looking Like a Jerk.

Nobody wants to talk on the phone anymore. But there's always that one friend who does call and WON'T STOP TALKING. So what happens if you find yourself stuck in a phone conversation with someone who loves to talk? Well there is actually a simple, genius trick to ending the call without having to come up with an excuse and without seeming rude.

All you have to do is turn on airplane mode during the call. By switching to airplane mode, the call will drop but rather than seeing "call ended," the person you were talking with will see "call failed," so they will think the network dropped the call and not that they were dropped by you.

Here's the best part, their phone will show "reconnecting," but it won't actually reconnect because you are on airplane mode.

All you have to do is remember to take your phone off airplane mode a few minutes later. You'll also want to keep in mind how you ended the call so that the next time you speak with that person, you can play it off by saying something like, "Oh yeah, I don't know what happened there."