Google, after rendering officially available There Share nearby (Nearby Share) on Windows appears to be introducing a new feature to improve its Android ecosystem. In fact, according to Mishaal Rahman to his account Twitter/Xthe update will allow users Connect your devices togetherremembering the functionality of continuity in the Apple ecosystem.
The new feature could therefore enable Android devices communicate with each otheronce logged in same google accountopens the door to features like that “Call Transfer” and that “Internet Share”. Call switching would enable users switch between connected devices during calls, while sharing the internet (according to Android authority) might be an easier way set up a hotspot quickly Personnel between the connected devices. As already known on the Apple side, there is already a function that allows users to do this Make and receive calls from Mac and iPad registered with the same ID; This assumes the devices are on the same network as the owner’s iPhone.
Judging by the screenshot posted in the post, call switching seems to be available even between smartphones as well as likely on devices like the current Pixel Tablet. This would certainly give the Google feature an edge compared to the Apple counterpart, as the latter is the case currently not allowed to user to receive calls from another iPhone. However, at least until Google officially announces the update, it will hardly be possible to have certainty about it, but in this case it would be a real breakthrough for second device users.
According to Rahman, to access the Connect Devices menu, you’ll need to go to the following once it’s available:
- devices and parts