You may now install the Google Phone app on select non-Pixel phones

You may now install the Google Phone app on select non-Pixel phones

If you’re looking to get the stock Android experience on a non-Pixel or Android One phone, then you may try to download the Google Phone app on your phone. Your mileage may vary, though.

According to a report made by the XDA Developers, certain phones have been able to install the stock Google Phone app. Initially tipped by Senior Member, the ASUS ZenFone 6 running the latest ZenUI update has been able to install and run the Phone app.


Mishaal Rahman, after further testing, was also able to run the app on the OPPO Find X2 Pro running ColorOS 7.1. He was warned that the device was incompatible, but was able to make it work after granting the app permissions. Most of the app’s features were usable, including assisted dialing, caller ID & spam, and nearby places, though Pixel-specific features such as the Call Screen was not.

Max Weinbach, also from XDA, was also able to install the app on the LG V60 ThinQ but was unable to on his OnePlus 6T and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Further testing showed that the Google Phone app requires the shared library to be installed on the phone.

Check out the Google Play Store link here, and let us know if you could install and run the app on your phone! Check out XDA-developer’s report here.

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