The blue Duo icon was reinstated in the newly combined Google Meet app last week after some users expressed confusion over the changeover, which is currently continuing with a new account switcher and other modifications.
Version 173 of Google Meet (formerly the Duo app) is rolling out account switching in addition to the restored symbol. If you have numerous accounts on your device, Meet (original) has featured that functionality in the top-right corner for a while (e.g., personal and work). Not many people have yet access to the new Meet account switcher.
Default link handling has also been updated in version 173 so that, if Meet (original) is installed, meeting URLs now open in the new app.
People became confused when they couldn’t search Duo in their launcher last week, which led to the restoration of the blue logo. Google currently has this support article to explain the various iconography, and it plans to modify Meets’ onboarding experience to make the Duo-to-Meet transition more obvious:
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To formalize the transition, the Meet name, icon, description, and screenshots will be added to the Play Store listing as of today. On the iOS App Store , the Google Duo icon is already in use; however, the name will change around the middle of September.
Google will eventually start advising users of the Meet (original) app to update to the new Meet/Duo experience.
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