Google Duo will quickly get a house display screen redesign with a ‘New Name’ button. The brand new button is alleged to assist make calls extra simply. The ‘New Name’ button will even let customers name their Assistant “House” system. The brand new residence display screen consumer interface (UI) nonetheless retains the search bar on the high of the display screen whereas the contacts are displayed in a brand new format together with the ‘New Name’ button. Google mentioned the redesign would attain customers within the coming few weeks.
The brand new characteristic throughout the redesigned UI for Google Duo was introduced by a put up on the Google Duo Assist webpage. The put up mentions that this is likely one of the extremely requested additions to the video calling app from Google. The corporate says the brand new blue-coloured floating motion button (FAB) for ‘New Name’ will let customers begin a brand new name on the app, create a bunch, see teams and make contact with lists, and name your “residence” system.
The redesigned UI additionally removes just a few functionalities that had been accessible beforehand. Customers will now be capable to ‘Ship Messages’ by clicking on the contact or group and subsequently clicking on the Message button. Customers can ‘Create Teams’ by tapping on the ‘New Name’ FAB after which clicking on the Create group hyperlink. Google Duo customers will even be capable to ‘See Contacts and Current Teams’ by both looking for them or through the ‘New Name’ FAB. To ‘Invite Contacts’, customers must faucet the ‘New Name’ FAB and search for the contact both through the search bar or by the contacts listing.
Google Duo’s ‘New Name’ FAB is anticipated to roll out in just a few weeks. The platform to first obtain the replace isn’t specified, nevertheless, it’s anticipated to be rolled out to each Android and iOS customers.
For the previous yr, Google has been focussing extra on Google Meet and has even added varied filters and results that had been earlier unique to Google Duo. The approaching replace is the primary for Google Duo in nearly a yr, because the final replace that added the power to conduct Google Duo video calls on Android TV got here in August final yr.