Google Voice including ‘Nameless Caller ID’ choice in settings
Google Voice final month started rolling out the Google Materials Theme redesign to Android, and expanded VoIP availability. The most recent characteristic for Google’s telephony service is a setting to constantly masks your caller ID when making calls.
Model 2019.07 of Google Voice for Android earlier this week contained strings for an “Nameless Caller ID” characteristic that lets customers “Conceal your caller ID on outgoing calls.” This characteristic will not be but accessible on Android, but it surely’s already dwell within the iOS consumer following an replace at this time.
Nameless Caller ID
Conceal your caller ID on outgoing calls
Customers on Voice and different carriers have lengthy been capable of append *67 to the entrance of a quantity to dam the caller ID from showing. As an alternative of your Voice quantity, recipients would see both “Nameless” or “Restricted” and be unable to name you again.
In fact, that trick solely hid your quantity during that one name. The brand new choice in Voice is everlasting — till toggled off — and is a handy time saver. This setting is already dwell on iOS, and might be utilized throughout your different units even when the choice doesn’t but present up on Android or the online.
Completely blocking your caller ID will not be by any means a brand new characteristic on different companies, however is a welcome addition to Voice as Google retains updating its client and enterprise telephony resolution. Different conventional performance that Voice just lately rolled out to G Suite prospects is assist for calls to emergency service by manually associating an handle.
Google plans to broaden the G Suite version to 9 extra nations when it enters basic availability within the coming months, however the client service will stay U.S. solely.
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