Automated Name Screening arrived as a function for the Pixel Four with the very first Pixel Characteristic Drop, earlier than rolling out extra extensively simply this month to all Pixels. Nevertheless, one other function that landed along with it appears to have disappeared for at the least a few of us: The choice to save lots of audio from these screened calls is gone on some gadgets.

When Automated Name Screening first landed on the Pixel Four in December, it additionally introduced the choice to save lots of audio recorded throughout these screened calls on your later assessment, supplementing the transcripts it already saved. The brand new possibility lived within the Pixel’s Telephone app alongside different Name Display settings (Telephone -> 3-dot menu -> Settings -> Spam and Name Display -> Name Display -> Save Name Display audio), however based mostly on a reader’s report, the function appears to have disappeared from some Pixels.

Name Display’s save audio possibility on a Pixel Three at rollout final week (left), lacking now on a Pixel 4 (proper).

We aren’t certain what number of gadgets could also be affected, however we’ve got confirmed the function is presently lacking on all of the Pixel 4s we’ve got rapid entry to, in addition to a Pixel Three that acquired Name Display within the latest rollout. We assume (however can not confirm) that the function may additionally be lacking for some on different Pixel gadgets. Google’s assist paperwork nonetheless make reference to saving recordings from Name Display on the time of writing as properly, so we assume this disappearance is a mistake. If you happen to’re amongst these affected, you may have to stay with transcripts for now.

We have now reached out to Google for extra details about the lacking function, however on the time of writing, we’ve got but to listen to again. If and after we get any extra data, we’ll remember to let you already know.