The application google voicededicated to carry out calls telephone calls, will offer a function dedicated to the detection of possible communications coming from numbers of telephone that are spam or unwanted contacts.
Unlike the app from Google Phone, which already offered alerts for possible spam calls, Voice added this feature to its service that uses the cloud and Internet to make phone calls between co-workers.
“To help protect you from unwanted calls or potential scams, google voice will show a “suspicious call” label in case Google detects a possible spam call, “indicates the statement published in the Blog of updates of Google Workspace. According to the publication, the same detection system will be used as in other call platforms developed by the company.
Spam call tags can be modified
In addition to identifying possible cases of calls or contacts device spam, google voice allows users to be the ones to determine what type of communications they wish to establish.
Once the confirmation is made, all the calls coming from the indicated number will directly enter the voicemail and the records within the history will be located in a special section solely dedicated to cases of spam.
In case a call identified as spam be confirmed by the user as a communication regular, the potential spam alert will be removed from the system for that specific phone number.
To enable this feature on devices, users will need to go to the Settings option on the app google voiceselect Security and access the Security Filter function. Spamwhich might be turned off by default by the system.
According to the official blog of Google Workplacethe activation of this new free service will be gradual during the following weeks.
In the case of devices google pixelthese have different characteristics that allow users to differentiate between calls that are wanted and those that could be spam cases through the use of other Applications like the Telephone of Google.
Even within the Configuration of these devices, there is a section called Spam and Call Screenfrom which a unique special ringtone can be set for when users receive a call from a number labeled as spam and can be identified as spam, even without seeing the device screen.
In addition, users will also have the ability to set Ringtones characteristic for other cases of safetysuch as fake phone numbers, those that have been hidden or are private, and even first time callers.
Finally, you can store the audio of the calls that have been answered using the option of call screenwhich also allows you to respond to them using the google assistant actively to communicate with other contacts.