Technology Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account

01:20  23 june  2020
01:20  23 june  2020 Source:   engadget.com

Google Assistant tweak boosts its ability to recognize your voice

  Google Assistant tweak boosts its ability to recognize your voice Google is making it easier to get personalized results from Assistant even if you share a device with multiple users. Google Home The tech giant has upgraded Assistant’s Voice Match feature so that your device can more accurately identify the person speaking to it. Voice Match, as you may know, gives you a way to teach Assistant to recognize your voice. The new and improved version boosts the voice AI’s accuracy by prompting you to say full phrases and not just “Hey Google” when you set up the capability.

Transfer your Google Voice number to a different Google Account (as long as it doesn’t already have a Google Voice number) before you sign There’s no cost to transfer between Google Accounts . If you use one of these options, you can use the Google Voice app on your Google Fi phone with your

I have a google voice account with wifi calling enabled. I was wondering if I signed up for Fi and This is incorrect. While you cannot have both Google Voice and Fi on the same Google account That being said - this kind of setup CAN work with a secondary google account that has voice and

Google Voice and Google Fi have effectively been enemies for years — you could have a virtual phone number or aggressively-priced cellphone service, but not both on one account. At last, though, you won’t have to choose one over the other. Google now lets Voice and Fi coexist on the same account, so you can take advantage of Voice’s forwarding (among other features) without having to turn to a more conventional wireless carrier.

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The change is rolling out now and should be available to everyone within a few days by enabling call forwarding on Voice’s settings page. While there are only so many people who want both Voice and Fi, this does eliminate a barrier to adopting Fi in the first place. You can go all-in with Google’s calling services rather than having to make a compromise.

Google’s Phone app could soon tell you why a business is calling you .
A new support page for Verified calls has appearedIt’s a feature that has the potential to be enormously helpful, not just for working out who’s calling you, but for knowing when a call is even worth picking up in the first place. I’m happy to pick up the phone if my bank is calling to let me know about a problem with my account, for example, and this feature could be another way to help weed out marketing calls and other spam.

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