Sunday, 22 July, 2018

Google rolls out Android Messages for web

Google Makes Android Messages for Web Official, Announces Other... Google’s iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better
Pete Mitchell | 21 June, 2018, 20:12

As part of its work on RCS, Google announced earlier this year that dozens of carriers and devices makers are including the Android Messages app as the default messaging app.

The company has added that the QR scanner might not be live across the board as the rollout comes in stages. Moreover, Google Allo failed to make a bigger impact and this strategy is aimed at reviving their position in the field of messaging. The Messages for the web is already being rolled out, and you can update to the latest version of the Android Messaging app here.

Tap the More options menu. Once you've tapped a Smart Reply suggestion, it sends immediately. Google had plans to roll out something like Apple iMessage on Android to compete with it.

Says Google: "Today and over the next week, we'll begin rolling out Messages for web, one of our top-requested features that lets you send and receive texts from your computer".

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You need an Android phone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or above. It is highly recommended to use Wi-Fi when using the service. At launch, it will support Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. Once you have all that set, you can continue to the next step.

Open Messages app on your phone. Now open the "https://messages.android.com/" on any of the browser on your PC. 5. When it's ready, your phone will vibrate. Meanwhile, on the support page, Google has mentioned that all the contacts, conversations, threads and other settings are encrypted and cached on the browser. All your listening is automatically synced across devices so that you can pause on one device and resume on another with the Google Assistant. This is for security reasons.

The next time your friend sends you a link to an article or a new restaurant, you'll have an idea of what you're about to click on. As for the messages pane, this is where you type out and manually send your messages. Text, images, and stickers are all supported on the web version. Otherwise, the entire website client looks and works very similarly to the mobile app. If you use WhatsApp there's WhatsApp Web.

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