To dream of a telephone represents psychological communication with an aspect of yourself or issues that need attention. The ability to “get through” to people, listen to an inner voice, or realize an objective at will. It may also reflect an situations that could be “called ” into being if desired. Alternatively, the telephone represents your communication and relationship with others.
To dream of phoning someone represents a desire to make available, get through, or be connected to certain feelings, situations, people. An aspect of yourself that you are to “calling into being” or want attention from. Beliefs, feelings, or situations that you want available to you right now. Negatively, phoning someone may point to reliance on bad habits or negative thinking patterns.
To dream that a phone doesn’t work or is broken represents an inability to initiate a situation or desired reaction. Feeling extremely frustrated or cut off from power. There is no means to go about starting something. A situation may have gone awry and you feel that you can’t do anything about it. You can only think of wanting to try something. Feeling cut off from resources or abilities. It may also reflect an inability to get in touch with someone. Feeling socially cut off.
To dream of phoning someone with no answer represents frustration or failure to achieve an objective. Alternatively, you may feel unable to get through to someone or unable to get attention. People may not be listening to you or respecting your wishes.
To dream of being ignored on the phone may represent failure to listen to your inner voice or get help or attention. It may also reflect a need to speak up more in waking life situations where someone may not being listening to your concerns enough.
To dream of a phone ringing or that someone is calling you represents aspects of your personality that are “getting through” to you. Something in your life wants attention. You are more open or perceptive to insight or realizations. A situation might be becoming clearer to you. You may also be a lot more cooperative with another person or listening to someone more. Negatively, it may point to unpleasant issues that you are being forced to confront.
To dream of an unanswered phone ringing represents areas of your life that you are ignoring. Issues or situations that you don’t want to deal with or refuse to see. You may need to pay closer attention to something. Refusing to listen to advice.
To dream of emergency calls or calling 911 represents an urgent need or strong desire to avoid something. Desperation to get rid of a problem.
To dream of a very large telephone represents the importance of a message you wish to convey to others or a significant influence that you may be considering opening yourself up to. You or someone else may be close to accepting a big idea or making a dramatic change.
To dream of phone being left off the hook represents shutting yourself out. Issues or problems that you want no part of or can’t be bothered with.
To dream of a busy signal represents people or situations you feel forced to be patient with. Feeling frustrated having to wait.
To dream of having troubling dialing a phone in a dream represents frustrations with initiating a situation. Having problems knowing how to start something. Unsure of yourself. Feeling nervous about doing something right. Feeling nervous about asking someone for help. Not believing that what you are trying to do will work. Feeling unsure how to connect to someone or initiate a conversation.
To dream of calling the wrong person or reaching the wrong person represents waking life miscommunication. It may also reflect disappointment that something is not doing what you expected it to do.
To dream if having a bad connection on the telephone represents disrupted waking life communication or insecurity about a relationship. Bad communication skills. It may also reflect a lack of confidence in your ability to maintain a strong position or do something you are usually quite confident about.
Dreams of telephone calls from the deceased are very common when people are grieving. The dreams may reflect the person’s desire to speak to the person again. It may also reflect the person’s difficulty adjusting to the reality that speaking to the person is now impossible. Positively, calls from the deceased may reflect your wish to have a sign that they are safe or happy in the spiritual world.
To dream of being put on hold on the telephone may reflect feelings about not being a priority to someone else. Feeling that you are not as important to deal with as another person or project. Feeling that someone doesn’t care about you as much as someone else. Feeling stupid caring about a person or opportunity too much when they aren’t respecting
you. Accepting yourself as less important. Feeling that someone isn’t listening your feelings or needs.
To dream of putting others on hold on the telephone represents people or situations you are intentionally delaying or temporarily avoiding to focus on something of higher priority. Making promises with good intentions that you can’t keep. Awareness of yourself not having to respect someone or listen to their feelings.
To dream of calls that hang up on you may reflect your feelings about people being careless with your feelings. Feelings about people wanting to do things with you or for and then suddenly changing their mind at the last minute. Feelings about a person or situation you want to be involved with being insensitive about your feelings. Feelings about yourself not mattering or not being special. Feeling that someone intentionally cared about making you feel that you are not important.
A woman dreamed of calling her therapist on the telephone and always getting voicemail no matter how may times she called. In waking life he felt that he therapist wasn’t listening or responsive enough during her sessions.
A person once dreamed of making telephone calls and then being interrupted by a voice that said “This is the monitoring office, this is the monitoring office.” In waking life they lived in Nazi Germany and felt that the government was starting to feel paranoia and anxiety about the government invading their privacy or that everything they did in life was be watched by others who may report them to the government. The act of making phone calls in the dream may have reflected her attempts to be involved with things she liked or speak freely to people she knew.