Google rolled out the automated name display screen function for the Pixel Four customers with the primary Pixel function drop in December final yr. Again then, Google promised that the function will make its method to older Pixel telephones as properly. Properly, it seems that Google has made good on its dedication. The automated name display screen function has now begun popping up for all Pixel telephone customers. A number of customers to have reported that they will now see the automated name display screen possibility on the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3, and Pixel 2 sequence telephones. Google has additionally reportedly confirmed that the first-gen Pixel telephones can now reap the benefits of the function as properly.
Earlier than we get into availability particulars, here is what name display screen really is. It’s an on-device assistant-driven function that routinely screens spam or robocalls. As soon as it detects an incoming robocall after matching it towards Google’s database, it routinely declines it with out alerting the consumer. It might additionally assist customers know why the individual on the opposite finish is asking with out really speaking to them, and in addition saves a transcript of the dialog.
To this point, automated name screening has been unique to the Pixel 4. However as per consumer stories on the r/Google Pixel subreddit, the automated name screening function is now obtainable on the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, Pixel 3 and 3XL, and the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL duo. A Google spokesperson has reportedly confirmed that the function is now obtainable for the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL as properly. Nonetheless, it seems that Google’s official assist web page is but to be up to date, because it nonetheless lists name display screen as a Pixel 4-exclusive whereas older Pixels are restricted to handbook name screening.
It’s value mentioning that automated name screening is on the market on earlier technology Pixel telephones by way of beta construct of the Cellphone app, at the least that is what consumer stories point out. The function at the moment helps English language solely and is restricted to the US market. Nonetheless, Pixel telephone customers can reap the benefits of the handbook name screening function in Canada as properly. Google is but to disclose when the automated name screening function will make it to Pixel telephones in different markets.