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 that 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.
Receive the calls that you want, and not those 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 straight 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 straight 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.