On iOS, Fi subscribers can test their voicemail by the companion app. An replace to Google Fi earlier this week introduces a brand new “Privateness Display screen” characteristic to lock these messages and different delicate data with Face or Contact ID.
This Privateness Display screen is an identical to the characteristic launched forand Search final yr, whereas it’s presently being examined for . On this case, opening the Fi app would require you to first authenticate with fingerprint or face unlock.
It’s meant to maintain “voicemails and different delicate data protected from prying eyes,” like service handle, billing data, and plan controls. Moreover, the app voicemail can also be accessible by calling, or as textual content message transcripts.
Privateness Display screen is optionally available and appears to nonetheless be rolling out, because it’s not showing on two units workingof Google Fi at the moment. In the meantime, this launch additionally:
- Smoothed the sides on eSIM activation
- Made it simpler for households to start out group plans collectively
These new capabilities come because the Google Fi VPN is coming to iPhone members.
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