August 14, 2018
Google Duo 38 adds Material Theme, removes screen sharing & vibration toggle [APK Insight]
The latest version of Google Duo is rolling out this morning with a Material Theme that features a handful of tweaks to the video calling app’s design. Meanwhile, a teardown reveals that screen sharing has been removed, while there are more rewards for Indian users.
August 29, 2018
Google Duo 39 features new Material icon, preps homescreen contact shortcuts & more rewards [APK Insight]
The latest version of Google Duo is rolling out following the previous update introducing several Material Design tweaks. Duo 39 for iOS added iPad tablet support, while introducing a more Material icon on both platforms. Meanwhile, contact homescreen shortcuts are in-development, as are more rewards.
March 16, 2018
Google Duo 30 preps account linking, group calling, and screen sharing [APK Insight]
After launching last week, Google Duo’s visual voicemall feature is now fully rolled out on Android and iOS. The company is now working on version 30 that better details the upcoming screen sharing and Google account linking functionality. Meanwhile, a group calling feature is also in development.
April 14, 2018
Google Duo 32 preps ‘Bokeh’ camera effect, hints at call history export [APK Insight]
The last version of Duo began rolling out initial support for Google Account linking. That feature is still in development, but a new update provides more details about that future functionality, while Google appears to be working on a bokeh camera filter and some level of exporting call history.
May 19, 2018
Google Duo 34 enables fast and easy screen sharing, preps message ‘Reply’ [APK Insight]
In March, Google Duo added support for Google account linking after months of development. With version 34, the video chatting service is launching another feature that the company has been working on for several months now: screen sharing.
March 29, 2018
Google Duo 31 rolling out with initial support for Google Account linking
Since launch, Google Duo has required a phone number to both set-up and reach other users. Last November, Google began working on an email address option that is finally rolling out this evening. Version 31 allows users to link their Google Account to the video calling service.
January 21, 2019
Google Duo 46 preps contact Favorites, Low light mode, more [APK Insight]
The latest version of Google Duo rolled out over the weekend with hints that Favorites, Low light mode, and filters will soon be live. The former is partially available in Google Duo 46, while we have also enabled Low light mode for improved video calling.
February 28, 2019
Google Duo audio calling seemingly rolling out to Google Home speakers
Google Duo, the video and audio calling app that seems to be the central focus of Google’s communication efforts as of late, made its debut on Assistant-powered devices alongside the Google Home Hub last fall — despite that device not having a camera. Now it appears these non-video Duo calls are coming to other Home […]
February 22, 2018
Google Duo 28 teases ‘Guest mode,’ continues work on messaging feature [APK Insight]
The latest version of Google Duo is rolling out and it continues work on several in-development features that we’ve previously spotted. Besides more hints of the messaging feature and multi-device support, version 28 reveals that a “Guest mode” is in the works.
March 2, 2018
This is Google Duo’s messaging feature, new screen sharing UI, & account linking [Gallery]
The latest version of Google Duo is rolling out this morning and it reveals more about the phone number-only Guest mode, while hinting at upcoming features like messaging, Google account linking, and a revamped screen sharing interface. We’ve also managed to enable a number of these new features ahead of time in version 29.
November 21, 2018
Google Duo apparently supports all Chromebooks now, including the Pixelbook
Google’s video chat service, Google Duo, has been rapidly growing since its debut. This year, it added support for tablets, and Chromebooks by extension. Now, it appears that all Chromebooks have support for Google Duo.
Google Duo 44 preps sending video clips, Wi-Fi data saver, and ‘Low Light mode’ [Gallery]
With the previous Google Duo release now widely available with features like expanded Chromebook support, the latest version is rolling out today. Google Duo 44 better details the “New Data Saving mode” and clip messaging feature we previously uncovered, as well as a new “Low Light mode.”
June 25, 2018
Google Duo 36 confirms multi-device and tablet support [APK Insight]
The latest version of Google Duo is rolling out this morning with confirmation of two features that we’ve been tracking for several weeks. Google decided to skip release 35 for whatever reason and instead jumped straight to version 36. First up is the ability to sign into and use Duo on multiple devices, which goes […]
July 3, 2018
Google Duo’s multi-device support is rolling out now
In a recent APK Insight of the latest build of Google Duo, we found confirmation for multi-device support. While this feature hasn’t been officially announced yet, it is rolling out to users right now.
July 9, 2018
Google Duo now works on a handful of Chromebooks
When version 36 of Google Duo began to roll out, we confirmed in an APK Insight post that the app would soon get multi-device and tablet support. Both of those new features are live, and now some have found that Duo works on some Chromebooks as well.
February 8, 2018
Google Duo 27 reveals Google account linking for multi-device support, peeking search bar [APK Insight]
Over the past several versions, we’ve been tracking Duo working on letting you link a Google account in addition to a phone number. The new option would allow users to be reached via an email address, and help with reachability. Google Duo 27 now reveals that account linking will also be tied to multi-device support.
June 16, 2020
Google Duo rolling out web group calls with up to 32 people, adds online PWA
While Meet lately has received the brunt of attention in the video conferencing space, Duo is still around for more personal conversations. After announcing a slew of new features last month, Google Duo is now rolling out support for group calls with up to 32 participants on the web.
August 19, 2019
Google Duo to officially gain low light mode this week on Android and iOS
For the past few months, our APK Insight team has been on the trail of low light mode for Google Duo, as it’s been in development since at least last year. Now Google is making things official by launching it on both Android and iOS this week.