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Enhancing User Experience: Google Contacts Introduces Play Store-Style Search Bar

In recent weeks, Google Contacts has been undergoing a series of updates, introducing exciting new features and revamping its user interface (UI) for a more streamlined experience. Among the latest developments, users have observed the rollout of a new contact ringtone page and the testing of an "Organize" tab, poised to replace the existing "Fix and manage" tab.

Google Contact
Google Contact

The most recent version, Google Contacts 4.28, brings forth notable changes, including the introduction of a revamped contact search bar. Enthusiastic users have been able to enable this feature, which presents a departure from the previous design. Notably, an earlier version teased a UI tweak by incorporating a "+" sign within the search bar itself.

A significant aspect of this UI overhaul is the separation of elements within the search bar interface, resembling the layout familiar to users of the Google Play Store. Noteworthy alterations include the replacement of the microphone icon with a three-dot icon, providing users with options to select or select all contacts. Additionally, the notification icon has been substituted with a plus sign, facilitating the seamless addition of new contacts.

Google Contact, AndroBranch, Play Store, Android
OLD & NEW Google Contact

While these UI changes are currently accessible only through a hidden flag and not yet available to all users, there's anticipation that they will gradually roll out in the forthcoming weeks. This evolution in Google Contacts underscores the tech giant's commitment to enhancing user experience and introducing intuitive functionalities to simplify contact management.

With these exciting updates on the horizon, users can look forward to a more efficient and user-friendly Google Contacts experience, further solidifying its position as a go-to tool for organizing and managing contacts across platforms. Stay tuned as Google continues to innovate and refine its suite of products to meet the evolving needs of its users.


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