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Google Contacts App Updated To Support All The Smartphones Running Android Lollipop & Above

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Back in May 2017, Google updated the Contacts app for Android with the refreshed UI. It also offers ‘Move’ option to move the contacts from one account to another account. Earlier this year, the web version also got the same material look as on the app. Now, the company came up with another major update (2.1.2.164543808) which makes the Contacts app compatible with all the Android smartphones running on Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. Before to this, the app is only limited to Pixel, Nexus, Android One, and Google Play Edition devices.

Apart from the wider compatibility, the new update also brings the Calendar integration to merge the duplicate contacts within the app. The suggestions tab shows the quick options for adding new contacts and merging the contacts. While the app supports adding different Google accounts, the user can also add labels for more personalization. The contacts will also be backed up and synced across all the other compatible devices using the same Google account. Apart from these new features, there are few more hidden features in the latest version of the Contacts app.

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Contacts
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free

Tapping on any one of the contacts will soon show the quick options to call, text, and make a video call via Google Duo. The user can also quickly share the contacts by showing the QR code from the 3 vertical dots menu. As of now, there is no there is no information when these hidden features will go live. Most of the major manufacturers are also adding the in-house contacts app to their smartphones. There are many duplicate apps for the stock Android apps like Google Chrome, Contacts, and Gmail. All these apps found in most of the Android smartphones also decreases the available storage.

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