Google Meet (unique), meet Google Meet (previously Google Duo)

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What number of messaging apps does Google need on the market this hour? Guess we will not be ashamed of all of the trite jokes we nerds have made when the corporate appears to assume placing its prospects by means of the semi-permanent ordeal of transitioning between chat apps is a suitable consumer expertise. Hopefully it would not screw up the merging of consumer-facing video messenger Duo with Google Workspace conferencing app Meet. It is a multi-step course of that is simply getting underway and it seems to be Google has put its subsequent foot ahead.


App repository APK Mirror has taken in a submission for model 172.0.6464862022.duo.android_20220724.16_p4 of the app which replaces Duo’s indigo emblem and title with Meet and Google’s quad-color camcorder icon. You may sideload the app with the above hyperlink (or search additional assist when you want it from one in all our helpful guides).

For particular person customers, not a lot adjustments. There is a new splash web page sequence if you first open the “new” app and a reminder immediate which directs customers to study extra from a Google Meet Assist web page. Aside from that, when you used Duo for one-on-one encrypted video chats, you will now use Meet. You will nonetheless obtain calls by means of your telephone quantity and, when you’ve enabled it, your Gmail tackle.

Should you’re signing onto “Google Meet (previously Google Duo)” with a paid Google Workspace account, you will see the app’s interface as illustrated by the above tweet from Android Police founder Artem Russakovskii.

Should you’re utilizing the Workspace-oriented Google Meet app, it will nonetheless stay its personal app in the meanwhile and maintain the modified “Meet (unique)” moniker. This app might be deprecated at a later date, although.

Should you obtain the up to date Duo/Meet app from the Play Retailer, you may even see the app listed as “Google Meet (previously Google Duo),” nevertheless it’s just about the identical app as earlier than. We sideloaded the brand new Duo/Meet app and was in a position to open it up by means of the Google Play Retailer the place it was nonetheless feeding us the app as Google Duo. That will nonetheless be the case for many different customers for the following few weeks as folks on totally different tracks with totally different variations get up to date.