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Koler is an open source, simple, swipe-based dialer app

The dialer app is probably the most basic application built into the Android. It has an almost bare minimum set of features to get the job done - send and receive calls, which it does without a problem. But, third-party dialers are still popular due to various reasons, like better interface and functionality. Koler is...

Download Google Phone app v25 with dark mode enabled [Mod]

For a while, it seemed like Google was on a mission to make all of their apps as bright white as possible. Thankfully, in recent months, they've been adding dark modes to a number of apps. We've seen this in Android Messages, YouTube, and others. They also just admitted that dark modes are better for...

Google is restricting which apps can request Call Log and SMS permissions

Some of the most sensitive information on your smartphone is stored in the dialer and SMS applications They hold your phone number, conversation history, and the personal information of other people in your phone. Giving an app permission to all of this should not be taken lightly. Google is updating the Google Play Developer Policy...

New Wear OS dialer app brings quick reply via SMS

While the regular Android operating system has been transitioning from Holo's black themes to Material Design's white themes, Wear OS has been going in the opposite direction. The platform has gone from a theme with mostly white backgrounds to one that is either completely black or is paired with darker accent colors. This is likely...

Google is Adding Dual SIM Features to its Dialer App Despite Lack of Dual SIM on the Pixel

Dual SIM smartphones are popular in many parts of the world. A Dual SIM phone has two SIM slots, which means that users can use SIM cards of two different carriers in a single device. At one time, few Android smartphones had support for Dual SIM. However, the feature has exploded in popularity in the...

Replicate the Google Dialer’s Floating Bubble Feature with Tasker and AutoTools

Previously, we've shared how to enable the Google Phone app's new floating dialer bubble by modifying files on your Android device. Since then, our favorite Tasker plugin developer, João Dias, came up with a solution of his own using his AutoTools app to recreate the same floating bubble. His video is cool, but the accompanying post was slightly lacking...

Google’s Phone App Now Shows Your Location When Calling an Emergency Number

The Google Pixel introduced a number of new software features alongside its announcement, and one such feature was an updated version of the Google Phone app. This update to the dialer app brought along a completely overhauled UI, a new incoming call screen, and a built-in service that detects spam calls. In the most recent update...

Google Phone App Now Features Spam Protection

Ever since telemarketing became a thing, groups of people have tried to make the most by resorting to what is know as spam calls. These often take the form of automated voice recordings (or robocalls as they are often called) being played back to the receiver, often selling goods or services that the receiver may...