Prefer it or not, Google appears to be sticking with its new colourful icon scheme. In an try and unify its functions, Google just lately rebranded a lots of them, together with its Workspace apps, giving a number of of them new colourful icons that absolutely aren’t complicated and everybody appears to like. There are a couple of stragglers nonetheless holding onto their older icons, but it surely appears Google is not achieved with its sweep as a brand new icon and identify has simply been noticed for the Phone by Google app.
A Reddit person noticed an advert on-line that options the identify Google Name, highlighting the app’s caller ID characteristic. The advert nonetheless contains the identify Phone by Google on the backside, so we are able to infer the 2 are associated. Next to the Google Name moniker is what seems to be an up to date icon. The form, whereas much like the Phone by Google icon, extra intently resembles the Google Voice icon however that includes Google’s new favourite colour palette.
At current second, the Phone by Google app nonetheless options the present identify and icon, and customers can discover it within the Play Retailer itemizing, though some options like Name Display screen stay unique to Google’s personal Pixel telephones. There’s been no phrase from Google on any modifications being made to the app, so its unclear if the advert was deliberately made to indicate off the brand new rebrand or if somebody simply jumped the gun. The Phone app was technically renamed a couple of months in the past, however Google is recognized to renege on its desisions from time to time. Regardless, it is in all probability solely a matter of time earlier than the remainder of Google’s communication apps get the colour remedy.