The Google dialer app in Pixel smartphone comes with new features and redesigned UI for incoming and outgoing calls. Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners can experience the new features and the new UI by installing the phone/dialer app version 5.1. For Moto X and Moto G, a ported version of the Pixel dialer app is now available, which you can install via custom recovery.
The calling UI of Pixel phone app/dialer app resembles Google Duo video chat app’s calling UI with swipe up to answer and swipe down to reject calls. The new calling interface with blue overly color, large buttons, circular caller ID icon, etc., will give a new experience to users.
Checkout the below guide to know how to install Google Pixel dialer app on Moto X and Moto G. Thanks to XDA developer kulankit97 for the workaround that lets you run Google’s new dialer app on any Motorola smartphone running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. You can install it on Moto X Style, Moto X Play, Moto G4 Play, Plus, Turbo, Moto G3, etc.
Note: The below guide requires a rooted Moto X or Moto G running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TWRP custom recovery installed.
2. Boot your phone into TWRP Recovery mode, select Install and flash the MM…Dialer Zip file.
3. Reboot you phone and install the Google Dialer and Contacts app APK.
4. Now, go to Settings > Apps > Gear Icon > and set your default phone app to the new one.