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Google Phone adds video calling with Duo

Integrated video calling on Google Phone with Duo

Google Duo is the application of video calls that accompanied Google Allo in its launch and sent Hangouts to oblivion. Despite the fact that the use of both messaging systems has not spread much, the company seems to continue betting on them, and now Integrate Duo video calls into your Phone.

If both contacts have Duo enabled, a new option that will allow you to make a video call. If it is pressed, the transition between applications begins smoothly, first hanging up the phone call and then activating the Duo call if the video call is accepted. If not, it goes back to the traditional phone call.

One of the problems with this method is that it only works with the phone unlocked, displaying a message that the other person is not available if the screen is locked. The history will show both calls.

Automatic international call assistant

From now on, Google Phone will help identify the country from which comes a phone number to add the appropriate prefix when calling. This will be especially useful if we are abroad and we want to call our country’s contacts. It can determine our country of origin manually or automatically, and the option will be activated as standard.

Other present and future additions

It is also already available in Android 8.1 Oreo the dynamic navigation bar that changes its color to white when the rest of the screen matches. It is a way to avoid burns on Google’s Pixel 2 phones, and it is being applied in the vast majority of the company’s applications.

Google Phone Navigation white bar

In addition, as the Android Police code analysis, new steps are also being taken to make calls with phones with two SIM cards easier to make. A previous step will be added with which to choose which number to use to call.

If you want to try all the new features of Google Phone, you can download it from the Play Store. In case it won’t let you update, try downloading the latest version through a trusted site likeAPK Mirror:

Google Phone - Caller ID and Antispam
Google Phone - Caller ID and Antispam