Google's Paper Phone Experiment: What Is Happening?

Publish On: 24 Oct, 2019 03:17 PM | Updated   |   Prateek  

After the launch of Pixel 4 which is not coming to India as we all know. Google has initiated an experiment called "Paper Phone" as a part of the digital wellbeing experiments platform.


What is Paper Phone?

Paper Phone is an Android app that lets you print out a “customized booklet with all of the key information” that you may need during the day. 

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Yes, you are reading this right. They want you to print a mobile phone with some of the key features like Contacts, To-do list, and even map.


Watch the video down below:


The app links to your google account and allows you to choose what needs to be printed on either side of the pages. These are the following options that can be printed!

  • Contacts
  • Tasks
  • Weather details
  • Maps
  • Cutouts to store your debit/credit cards.

This app can give you access to more paper apps that will allow you to print stuff like 

  • Recipes
  • Phrasebooks
  • Sudoku
  • and some other small games that can be played on paper.

"Paper Phone is an experimental open-source Android app and we can’t wait to see how Google evolves it into a feature that people adore and use daily. "

This experiment emphasizes cutting down smartphone usage.

If you think this is a good idea and you want to cut down on your smartphone usage then you can download the app here.

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