Google to Ban Call-Recording Apps

Google is taking stringent measures to prevent applications from offering call recording features to users.

Google has updated its developer policies in Android’s accessibility settings to stop remote call audio recording.

Google Developers Policy Updated

Google Will Not Allow to Record Calls

Upcoming changes in Google’s new Play Store policies will not permit any app to record calls remotely. 

It had blocked real-time call recording on Android 6, while with Android 10, Google removed in-call audio recording with mic.

Google Blocked Call Recoding in Android 6 & 10 

Google Accessibility API

The Accessibility API is not designed and cannot be requested for remote call audio recording.

This will be similar to the iPhone, which has never offered the call recording functionality to its users.

Google Policy similar to Apple

Google Ban will come in effect from May 11

Google outlines the changes that will come into effect from May 11, keeping in mind the privacy and security of users.

Apps such as Truecaller easily bypasses Google Developers Policy offer a call recording feature on Android currently.

Apps bypassing Google Developers Policy

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