Some folks might've thought that Google had abandoned Voice, but Google promises that that's not the case, as the company has committed to rolling out more new features and updates to the Google Voice apps.
Google has been working with a small community of developers in order to redefine user experience while using the app - making it more seamless. Google has also promised new features and updates as well, so it sounds like Google Voice is definitely here to stay.
It recently announced a handy update to its search app for Android, which saves your search queries whenever you have no signal, automatically delivering your results as soon as it detects a connection again.
Remember Google Voice, the app that introduced voicemail transcriptions and gave everyone free phone numbers back in 2009, but then seemed to fall into a years-long coma? The new Google Voice apps are much cleaner and they've been refreshed for 2017 with a new aesthetic to match the rest of Google's IM repertoire. The inbox is now wearing separate tabs for text messages, calls and voicemails. The app should work perfectly as group conversations will now be clearly labeled. This allows users to easily switch phones without worrying about how their personal numbers [carrier numbers] would be changed. Some users will likely be disappointed that their older laptops won't be receiving the Android update, at least they can take comfort in the fact that their laptop will still be receiving regular support.
Users of non-Pixel and Nexus devices are encouraged to continue checking the Google Play Services page for any updates on when the feature will be rolled out. However, Google also tells us to expect new Voice features and timely updates in the future.
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