Google Contacts Stories April 26
Google Contacts adds half-screen floating panel when adding new numbers
In an effort to make it easier for users to input new numbers for contacts, Google Contacts is rolling out a new feature that’s potentially based on Android Slices. The new half-screen panel offers a lot of functionality without pulling you out of the app. Here’s what it does.
Google Contacts Stories April 18
Google Contacts 3.5.7 adds improved dark theme switcher in settings
Google Contacts last year was one of the first apps to implement a dark theme on Android. Version 3.5.7 today adds a better “Choose theme” switcher in settings that is more apparent to the user and provides additional granularity.
Google Contacts Stories February 21
Google Contacts Stories November 12, 2018
Following last week’s encouragement that apps adopt dark themes to conserve battery life, Google Contacts is the latest Android client to gain one. In recent weeks, the company has been updating its communication apps, with Google Phone’s dark look already announced and in-development.
Google Contacts Stories November 1, 2018
Google Contacts has been building out a new design for the past couple of years, and today the company announced that the old version of the interface would be deprecated in favor of the new one. At the same time, though, it looks like a Material Theme redesign is hitting Contacts, catching it up to Gmail and other Google apps.