Not an actual dialer. It won't make calls from other apps (ex. clicking a link or initiating a call through Google Now). Definitely not a limitation of the operating system and the level of control third party apps have over system functions - Skype can do it, why can't Hangouts (an app that is actually made by the same people who made the OS)? That's a deal breaker for me since I use Google Now for pretty much everything.
Very useful app, especially for SMS and calls in North America. I hope it will stay this way for a long time and will extend the list of countries, where you can dial the US numbers. I had some issues setting it up on my Samsung Galaxy S2 that runs Android 6. I had to go manually into Settings and install permission to use microphone for Hangouts app (not the Dialer). But now everything works fine.
Nice - edit DOES NOT MUTE MEDIA AUDIO FOR PHONE CALLS. Needs to behave more like a phone not an app ·Sound quality is good on Wi-fi and 4G. Keypad is too small for my big fingers or one-handed operation. ·I accidentally dial from the recent calls all the time. ·It needs inbound unknown caller ID, i.e. Truecaller/White pages compatible.
Great app, but audio quality needs improvement. This is an awsome app! It's cool to be able to call any Canada and US number free of charge over WiFi. No need to worry about using your cellular data or minutes. Also, as a totally blind user, I am happy to see that Hangouts Dialer is accessible with the TalkBack screenreader. However, I have some issues with the audio quality. There is a significant delay, and although I hear the person I'm calling, they have trouble hearing me. Please fix this in the next release!!!
Hangouts dialer is good and getting better! 1) Can utilize bluetooth speakers AND microphone. 2) Automatic simulation of voice data for dropped packets. 3) DTMF tone generation works. 4) Call survives transition from LTE to WiFi 5) Sometimes called party reports my voice is very quiet, especially when not using speakerphone. Wish a power user feature could be offered to gain-up microphone. (hasn't been a problem with native dialer) 6) Wish option were offered to dial immediately from API passed-in phone number
Tried installing this on my Nexus 7 and followed the tutorials for setting up Google voice. Just while my phone is in the menders. Added 10GBP credit in readiness. Total costs: 12 quid after Tax. Dialer states its compatible with all of my devices and has worked on my Nexus 4 for calls and video calls on 3G network. Nexus 4 sim is 4G and shows as 4G on my Nexus 7 LTE version. Google voice does not give the option of getting a Google number (and hence no option to keep my current number). Have requested an answer or my credit refunded.
● Outbound Caller ID - people who you call will see your verified number when you call them (no more appearing as Unknown!)
● Improved usability - complete calls through Hangouts Dialer from more apps
● New material Dialer UI
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