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Google's Phone app to filter spam calls without any notification

IANS  |  San Francisco 

has rolled out "and spam protection" on its Phone app with which the app itself would be able to filter out calls that it detects to be spams, eliminating all notifications and alerts for those calls as well.

"You'll still see filtered calls in your call history and be able to check any voicemail you receive," the giant wrote in a post on Friday.

To use "and spam protection", the user's phone may need to send information about their calls to

and spam protection is on by default, but users can choose to turn it off.

The new features would work on version 6 and above.

The option to turn it off are be available on the settings area of the Phone app.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 13:52 IST
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