Google Voice Stories December 19, 2018

Google Voice for G Suite now supports calls to emergency services

For the past several versions, we’ve spotted Google Voice working on the ability to call emergency services. This feature is now official, but only for “work and school” G Suite accounts and not regular users.

Google Voice Stories December 11, 2018

Many of Google’s communications apps were updated over the past week amid news about the company’s future offerings. Google Voice 2018.50 is now rolling out and reveals work on the Google Material Theme, as well as other tweaks to the bottom bar notification indicator and other changes to account for the recent Google Fi rebrand.

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Google Voice Stories December 2, 2018

Amid this weekend’s flurry of developments related to Google’s messaging future around ‘classic’ Hangouts, as well as Hangouts Chat and Meet, Google Voice was left out. The latter launched for G Suite enterprise in beta this July, and should be entering “General Availability” this coming March.

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Google Voice Stories October 29, 2018

Google Voice apparently testing video and audio in MMS messages

Google Voice has seen quite a few big updates since its “reboot” early last year. Now, the company seems to finally be addressing a major complaint with the service’s MMS support – Google Voice video and audio attachment is apparently in testing.

Google Voice Stories October 1, 2018

Google accidentally disabled text forwarding for some Google Voice users last month

Back in July, Google Voice joined the G Suite family of enterprise apps and was more recently redesigned with a new icon, Contacts tab, and other business features. Following renewed attention in 2017, the service has greatly improved, but suffered a slight stumble last month when it accidentally disabled a key capability.

Google Voice Stories September 5, 2018

Google Voice has seen a number of big developments in recent weeks like joining G Suite to offer enterprise telephony and features, while all users received an app redesign with a new icon. Voice is now working on support for sending videos and audio messages to other users.

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