Google has updated its Google Voice app for Android, iOS and the web users to manage their voice communication better by using their phone number. Jan Jedrzejowicz, Product Manager of Google Voice, said,
It’s been several years since we’ve made significant updates to the Google Voice apps and by several, we mean around five, but today we’re bringing a fresh set of features to Google Voice with updates to our apps on Android, iOS and the web.”
With this new upgrade, you will notice separate tabs for text messages, calls and voice mails in your Google Voice inbox. Your chat will stay in one continuous thread that makes it easier to keep up with the messages from your contacts in a single place. Google has also upgraded the messaging experience in the Google Voice app with support for group and photo MMS as well as in-notification replies. If you are currently using Hangouts for your Google Voice communication, there is no need to change to the new apps.
Google is also introducing voicemail transcription for Spanish. Though, its accuracy will improve over time. For more information about the updated Google Voice app, visit Google’s Help Center.
— Google (@Google) January 23, 2017
Google Voice App
The Google Voice is a telephony service that provides call forwarding and voicemail services, voice and text messaging, as well as U.S. and international call termination services for Google Account customers. The users can use Google Voice to call, text and get voice-mail on all their devices via a common, connected phone number. The Google Voice app allows you to access transcripts of your voicemail as well as archive and search all SMS text messages. A free Google Voice account is required to use this app. You can download the upgraded app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.