Google Voice finally lets you delete conversations

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Earlier this yr Google pushed out a surprise update to Google Voice, bringing what many thought was an deserted service a contemporary replace and a few new life. On the time, Google additionally vowed that it wouldn’t neglect its unique VoIP service anymore, and fewer than two months later, it’s making good on its promise.

In a posting on the Google Voice Help Forum, group supervisor Vanessa outlined a number of new options which have begun rolling out to customers. The most important change is the overdue capability to delete conversations. To purge your window of a dialog, click on the choices menu within the prime proper nook and also you’ll see a brand new Delete choice proper above Assist & suggestions. Faucet it and the dialog might be purged perpetually identical to in Android Messages. Moreover, you'll be able to lengthy press on a thread within the Android app to archive messages that you simply may have to discuss with later.

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Now you can delete messages within the Google Voice app.

There’s additionally a brand new Do Not Disturb toggle on the Android app that pauses name and textual content message forwarded when enabled. Nevertheless, as Google explains, “To set a timer on Do Not Disturb, you'll nonetheless want to go to the Legacy Google Voice on Net.” You can too disable app notifications for textual content messages to keep away from duplicate alerts solely within the Android app. And net customers at the moment are make calls proper within the browser.

Lastly, Google has additionally added help for Gboard’s GIF picture search, so you'll be able to bombard your folks with them. You’ll have to have the Gboard keyboard put in in your Android telephone for it to work, clearly.

The update is presently rolling out to Android customers, however as all the time, you will get it now by side-loading the Google-signed APK from APKMirror. An iOS replace to convey the power to delete conversations is due “within the close to future.” Google can also be in search of suggestions from customers about Google Voice by means of on online survey.

One thing to speak about: Google's messaging technique continues to be considerably scattered, however we're all for Google Voice updates. The power to delete conversations is a type of options that ought to have been there from the very starting, however we're glad that we do not have to attend one other three years for Google so as to add it.

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