We live in the twenty-first century of advancements and technical heads all over the globe. In the past few decades, human civilization has seen enormous growth in the field of artificial intelligence, robotics, connectivity, and speeding the productivity of any industry. But as the advancements are being done the burglars and with sick mentality crowd also awakens to get the most out of these technologies and loot people.
In this technical era who doesn’t have a cellphone? We live in a society of great minds and technologies been emerged every then and now. Spamming and fake calls are one of the most common issues we face in this mundane life. Every day around one to two fake calls on your cell – It must be frustrating right? Telemarketers had a reputation for these types of fake calls and now in the world of artificial intelligence robocalls are there to be dealt with.
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But the solution lies in the AI itself. Google’s phone app has emerged as a boon for the users at it manages these fake calls and spoofed spammers. Earlier it was only available in pixel phones but now Google makes their phone app on many more devices that can directly be downloaded and installed via the play store. If your device is Pixel then you can take its advantage to the fullest including Call screening, google assistant for spam blocking and a much-improved caller ID.
There are various steps involved in order to get the Google phone app. You don’t need to worry about it because you are in the right place and you don’t need to wander around in search of information. So, let’s get started with the first step involved-
Install the Google phone app –
As we have mentioned above the google phone app was exclusive to the pixel smartphones but now it is available in the play store too so that users from other devices can take advantage. You can go to your play store app and search” Phone by Google” to get the interface and start downloading. As soon as the application is downloaded it will be automatically installed on your device.
Default phone app setting –
After installing the app and opening it, you will receive an interface asking you to give permission for the app to be set as your default dialling app. At the pop-up screen, you need to press the “Set default” option and press “OK”. Your system will now be using the Google phone app as default. It is the very basic step to get rid of spammers in your digital life.
Caller ID and Spam block settings –
You need to set up your caller ID first. Most of the settings are in default and you don’t need any changes. But if your caller id doesn’t get all the permissions you cannot get most of the features. To do the same in the main menu, click on the three-dot menu to open up a panel. You just need to go to the settings and then go to the callers’ ID and spam option from the list. Make sure that all the permissions have been granted t take the most out of the blocking spam calls and robocalls.
The Google phone app has been very beneficial to the users. As mentioned, it wasn’t available to all the smartphones but the pixels but later all the users could take advantage by downloading it from the play store. Yet there are several features that are not available in the app provided in the play store but are there in Pixel smartphones.
The feature named “Call Screen” is only available in pixel and some other devices only. T=This feature enables google assistant to answer calls on your behalf and give spammers a check. If everything goes right many other smartphones can have this feature too. It works really well to block many spam calls and stop them even before giving a ring on your smartphone.
We all can hope that these upcoming advances will help many to get rid of spammers and live our life peacefully!