Update the Phone app for your Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or newer device to improve your calling experience and gain control over calls with features like Google Duo video calling, spam protection and caller ID.
GOOGLE DUO VIDEO CALLS
Initiate the highest quality one-to-one video call with a simple tap from the call log, search or contacts card. You can also easily upgrade a voice call to a Duo video call. Make sure you have Google Duo installed and activated.
See warnings about potential spam callers and report suspicious calls to help protect the community from telemarketers, fraudsters and spammers.
Know who’s calling before you pick up, with business names now visible on the call screen along with their number.
Get the calls you want, and not the ones you don’t. You can now block numbers to prevent unwanted calls.
Check your messages without having to call voicemail – view, playback and delete them right from the Phone app and download the audio to your device. Currently available for Project Fi, T-Mobile USA, and Orange France customers.
No more switching apps or cumbersome copy and paste. Just find and call places right from the search bar in the Phone app.
See where you are when you’re calling for help — this feature makes it easier to see your location when contacting emergency services.
MINI CALL VIEW – Easily multitask while on a call.
• Closing the Phone app while on a call will automatically open the mini call view
• Drag and dock the mini call view to different edges of your phone screen
• Tap to access microphone and speaker controls, end the call or return to the Phone app
• Drag to the bottom of your screen to hide mini call view or end your call