Google Updates Android Messages to Support Text Messaging via Computers

Google Updates Android Messages to Support Text Messaging via Computers

Google says that users should toggle their Wi-Fi off and on if they are unable to use Android Messages on the web.

Notably, besides checking all your past messages and creating new ones, you will also be able to receive desktop notifications on the Web.

While Messages for Web is rolling out today, other highly anticipated features will join it over the next few weeks.

Android Messages is actually Android's official app for sending text messages (SMS and MMS) and chats.

With the update, mobiile and desktop users can now connect via Android Messages.

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By launching a web client, Google is signaling its willingness to compete with iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and many other feature-rich messaging clients.

In the coming months, the company plans to make an addition, a bunch of features to Google Podcasts that are powered by AI. And if this happens, then soon Google will have a WhatsApp, Telegram etc competitor on every Android phone.

That means if someone flops a link into your text conversation, rather than just seeing the link and tapping it without really knowing what it is, you will now see a thumbnail and description of that link in the conversation. To get started, users must open "Messages for web" in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, or Microsoft Edge (not available on Internet Explorer) and, using their smartphone, scan the QR code.

Access to Messages for web isn't the only new feature in Android Messages. Not only that, you can also send stickers, emojis, and images.

The service is part of the tech giant's grand scheme of "Chat" a messaging client aiming to replace the default SMS messaging application on Android phones. Similar to how the Google Lens and Google Assistant apps operate. The support for an inline preview of links in conversion has been added as well. A user can now click on the "plus" button on the text compose bar and search for GIFs. Users will also be able to copy OTP or One Time Password with relative ease. The organization called attention to that you can tap on the recommendations from the element to react to the messages without the need to type them.

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