How to Reverse/Downgrade Google Phone App Update in Android Mobiles?

Updates are helpful, and it makes us stay secure and gets new features. But rarely sometimes, The updates may be buggy and lead to UI lag and high battery drain. You may not notice battery drain unless it consumes more than usual. You can always check the battery usage stats to verify the app bug. When you find the issue, There are some solutions to fix it. You can wait for the new update or downgrade your app to the previous version and select your Mobile. Google Phone app updates are constantly tested from their end before the end-user release. But for some reason, when you don’t like the new UI or some features, you can Reverse/Downgrade Google Phone App Update in Android Mobiles. Follow one of the below methods to downgrade your app.
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Why do you need to Reverse/Downgrade App Updates on your Mobile?

One thing is sure, not all of us love new versions of our favorite. This is usually because we have got so familiar with the old version (or interface) that the latest update may seem messy or just uncomfortable to use. In such a situation, the best solution is to roll back the app update so that you can still be using the old version.

Regardless, we can’t stop developers from rolling out new app updates. However, some persons who have activated “Automatic updates” apps will automatically update to the latest version once their device is connected to the internet. Thus, there is an update rollout from the developer. So the best you can do is stick to your preferred version and don’t update.

Google Phone App is one of the apps many of us use frequently, and if you’re looking for a way to get back to the old version (because you don’t know the new interface that rolled out with the latest version), follow the steps below.

How to Reverse/Downgrade Google Phone App Update in Android Mobiles?

Depending on your Android device’s OS version, there are different ways to roll back updates. For example, if your Android device runs on Android 6.0 or older versions, you can try out the steps below.

Un-Install Google Phone App Update

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  • Tip: If your device runs on newer Android versions and the latest PlayStore version, too, click on your Profile icon to access the menu options.
  • On the homepage, tap on the navigation icon at the top-left corner (the three horizontal dashes).
  • Tap on My Apps from the side menu.
  • Scroll down or search for the Google Phone App on your apps list.
  • Open the Google Phone App when you see it and tap on the Uninstall Updates button.
  • Confirm the actions, and that’s it.

Stop Automatic App Update after uninstalling the updates

Now, after reverting the update, you will need to turn off “Automatic Updates” so that your apps won’t update to their latest version when you connect to a WiFi network. Below are the steps to turn of automatic updates on Android smartphones.

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  • Open the Google Play Store app on your mobile smartphone
  • On the homepage, tap on the navigation icon at the top-left corner (the three horizontal dashes).
  • Tap on Settings from the side menu
  • Go to General and tap on “Auto-update apps.”
  • Select the “Don’t auto-update apps” option and then “Done.”

Sideload Old version of the Google Phone App

The above official un-install update will be helpful when the current update affects your app. But when you want to use the two or three versions old update, you have to install the app version using third-party sites manually. You have to choose the app based on your Android version and choose the “no dpi” universal app.

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  • Download Old Google Phone App from APK mirror or similar safe sites.
  • Install the app. Sometimes the Installation may ask to replace the app version. Allow replacing.

Wrap Up

The method above will help you return the Google Phone App on your phone to the previous version, which you prefer. App developers always push updates in the Play Store to make the app with new features. When they leave some valuable components in the new app update, we choose the Alternative apps. But whenever we go for alternatives, we may not find other valuable parts of the Original app. So, It is better to downgrade/reverse the app. Also, it would help if you stopped automatic updates; else, you will always need to revert your apps to their old versions. Some mobiles don’t support the latest Google Phone App UI. In those situations, you have to use the Android TV sideload method. We hope this article helps you out with your need. Comment below when you face any issues during the Google Phone App reverse process.

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