Google Voice gets new design on iOS, Android update coming soon

Google Voice gets new design on iOS, Android update coming soon
Google is in the process of updating yet another of its mobile apps, as it promised not long ago at Cloud Next 2018. Google Voice is getting a brand new design and a few improvements on iOS, but Android users should receive the update as well.

It's a bit surprising that Google has decided to push out the update on iOS first. Perhaps a simultaneous release would have been better, but let's hope Android users won't have to wait too long for the update.

Speaking of the new Google Voice update, the app received a brand new icon replacing the light blue and white logo. The new icon is meant to reflect the fact that Google Voice has been integrated with the G Suite services.

Some of the app's tabs have been rearranged, but there's also a new Contacts tab that offers direct access to address book. You can also add new contacts via the quick shortcut provided in the tab at the top of the list.

Calls, Messages, and Voicemail tabs remain unchanged, but they are now arranged slightly different due to the addition of the Contacts tab. Last but not least, the new update adds some stability and performance improvements.

Google Voice continues to be available for personal Google Accounts in the US and G Suite accounts in select markets only. Also, just so you know, text messaging is not supported in all markets.



source: App Store via 9to5google

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7 Comments

1. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

They should do this and just integrate Google Duo, and hangouts into the app (With telegram level features), and make some legit long-term progress.

2. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Wow, even google favoring iphones to get their latest software updates.

3. amstarred

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 11, 2012

No.. iPhone is just a test ground

4. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Butthurt for getting the second best in apps. After google optimizing their apps in iOS, google would now port their optimized apps in android. See games like Fortnite.

5. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

https://iphone.appleinsider.com/articles/18/08/13/investigation-discovers-google-apps-continue-to-track-users-movements-even-if-location-services-are-disabled Personally, I use apple apps if their is a counterpart of it. Reason is, i dont trust google with my data.

7. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

They just save the best for last. That's all.

6. RoryBreaker

Posts: 255; Member since: Oct 11, 2015

Still no MMS huh!

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