How to get Google Dialer on Non-Nexus phones
What is Google Dialer? Google Dialer (its official name) Can be found only on Nexus devices. It is a closed-source alternative to the regular AOSP dialer, much in the way that Google Play Music replaces the AOSP music app and Chrome replaces the AOSP browser. The dialer has a built in call blocker as well as a caller ID that syncs with Google listings or Google+. It’s nice to have if you often receive phone calls from random numbers, one can easily filter out their incoming calls. Before, one had to be rooted in order to get Google Dialer installed but in the past month, Google has released the official Play Store App of Google Dialer/Phone It’s free and compatible with those who have Marshmallow (Android 6.0) running.
Know who’s calling before you pick up, with business names now visible on the call screen along with their number.
Get the calls you want, and not the ones you don’t. You can now block numbers to prevent unwanted calls.
Check your messages without having to call voicemail – view, playback and delete them right from the Phone app. Currently available for Project Fi, T-Mobile USA, and Orange France customers.
No more switching apps or cumbersome copy and paste. Just find and call places right from the Phone search bar.