Google Voice Stories February 1
Google Voice Stories January 26
After years of stagnation, Google Voice relaunched in early 2017 with redesigned mobile and web apps, as well as the guarantee of “regular” updates. VoIP calling functionality was still missing on Android, but — as we reported exactly a year ago — Google promised that the feature was coming.
Today, version 5.7 of Google Voice is rolling out and a teardown reveals that the Android app is laying the groundwork for VoIP.
Google Voice Stories November 29, 2017
While the latest Google Voice update does not feature many notable visible changes, the messaging app is working on exciting functionality. Namely, version 5.6 hints that you may soon be able to send messages using the Ok Google/Assistant hotword.
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Google Voice Stories October 2, 2017
The latest version of Google Voice for Android is rolling out this morning with two notable features. In version 5.4, the app always opens on the last used tab, while there is now a shortcut to purchase Google Voice credits directly in settings.
Google Voice Stories September 5, 2017
Google Voice users will soon be able to send messages with an ‘Ok Google’ command
Google Voice made a triumphant return early this year with a fresh coat of paint, new features, and all of the functionality we knew and loved back in the day. In the time since, Google hasn’t given the service a ton of attention, and there are still a lot of features that need to be added to bring it up to par with Google’s other messaging options. Today, Google confirmed one of those is coming — “OK Google” support.
Google Voice Stories August 25, 2017
Google Voice’s massive redesign at the beginning of the year came as a much-needed and long-overdue update for users of the service. That update made using Google Voice considerably more enjoyable and easier, but a new bug that’s popped up is causing some trouble with people trying to send/receive SMS text messages.