Today, Google announced that it will start end-to-end encryption of user calls from Android phones that support the Fi project.In the blog post, Google emphasized that the calls you make with family, friends, colleagues, or other people should be completely controlled by you, so Google wants to protect the confidentiality of your personal calls.
End-to-end encryption is a complex term that represents a simple idea: except you and your conversation partner, no one can hear what you say on the phone. End-to-end encryption has become the industry standard for real-time communications, such as messages. Now Google brings it to the phone, right in your phone application. Two Androids on Ficell phoneThe calls between you will use end-to-end encryption by default, so you can rest assured that your call is only between you and the person you are calling.
It is reported that end-to-end encryption will be provided free of charge to Google Fi plan users. In addition, Google also provides a built-in VPN for private online connections and spam blocking to prevent unnecessary calls. With this feature, you will notice new audio and visual cues to let you know that your calls with other Android phones on Fi are protected by end-to-end encryption. When making a qualified call, you will hear a unique ringtone and see a lock symbol on the screen before connecting. During the call, you and the person you are calling will also see a lock symbol on their screens.