Express Yourself During Calls via Google’s Audio Emojis

Are your voice calls getting boring? Well, Google thinks so. And that’s why the tech giant brings the support for Audio Emojis in its dialer. This will add some fun to the conversation. If you have an Android smartphone that uses the Google Dialer app for calling, then this guide help you get the new Audio Emoji feature on your phone.

Google seems to have pulled a leaf from Apple’s FaceTime feature that lets you send emoji reactions during a video call. Instead of a video call, you can now express yourself using audible emojis. There are a set of emojis when you tap on them during a call will emit a funny audible effect. 

The feature is currently live for Google’s Pixel 8 series and will soon be made available to other Google Pixel devices. But, what about other Android smartphones that use the Google Dialer app?

Well, the feature is slated to be rolled out to all other users in the coming weeks. If you want access to Audio Emojis immediately, you must install the beta version of the Google Dialer app from the Google Play Store.

How to Use Audio Emojis During Voice Calls

As stated above, the Audio Emojis feature is currently available for beta users of the Google Dialer app. So, if you were wondering how to get access and make use of this feature, you can follow these steps.

  1. First, launch the Google Play Store app on your Android smartphone.
  2. Now, tap on the search bar and type in Google Dialer.
  3. If you do not have the app, tap on the Download button to install it on your device.
  4. Now, scroll down to the bottom of the Google Dialer and tap on Join the Beta.
  5. In a few moments, the Google Dialer app will have an update.
  6. Be sure to install this update for the beta version.

Enable Audio Emojis in Google Dialer

Now that you have the beta version of the Google Dialer app installed on your Android smartphone, it is time to enable this feature so you can use it during your audio phone calls via the Google Dialer.

How to Use Audio Emojis During Voice Calls
  1. Launch the Google Dialer app on your smartphone.
  2. Now, tap on the three-dot menu at the top right corner.
  3. Tap on Settings from the menu.
  4. Scroll down a bit and then tap on Audio Emoji.
  5. Simply tap on the toggle to switch it on.

And this is how you can enable Audio Emojis in Google Dialer on your Android smartphone.

Use The Audio Emojis During an Audio Phone Call

Now that you have enabled Audio Emojis it is time to make use of these fun Audio Emojis. Do note that these audio emojis will work only when the other person has answered the call.

  1. Launch the Google Dialer and ring up your friend or favorite person.
  2. Once the person answers your call, you will see an Audio Emoji button on the call screen.
  3. Now, a pop-up will appear with several emojis.
  4. When you tap on the emoji, an audio of the emoji will play and your call screen’s background will display an animation based on the emoji.
  5. And that is how you can use Audio Emojis on your Android smartphone via the Google Dialer app.

This concludes the guide on how you can enable and make use of the Audio Emojis on your Android smartphone. What do you think about these Audio Emojis? Is this something that you would use during your audio calls, or is it simply a feature just to make Google Dialer stand out?

Also, do you think other OEMs such as Samsung will bring Audio Emojis to its phone dialer apps? Share your thoughts down below.

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