Google’s iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

21 June, 2018, 20:14 | Author: Sergio Cook
  • Android Messages for Web

Google says the changes are rolling out starting today, but you know what that means: server-side rollouts. As per Google's blog post, text, images, and stickers are all supported on the new Web version.

Android Messages uses a protocol based on RCS (Rich Communication Services) to make text messages far better than traditional SMS. While Google Allo was not quite a success, the addition of the long-requested support for more devices should help Messages' chances to compete with the likes of iMessage, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. Google likewise enables clients to check the preview to the connections that you or your contact list is sharing inside "Messages" app so you don't have to leave the app to check what site or the substance of the connection is. Similar to Allo's desktop platform, users will be able to send/receive text messages from the browser. However, this option section of the Messages app is not live yet, and the service will only become fully available when this happens. This page has the full instructions on this which uses a QR code.

Smart Reply You're on the go when somebody texts you "where are you?" and instead of wasting time typing up a response, there will now be the option to tap potentially fitting replies like "Be there soon" or 'On my way!'.

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Google is rolling out only Messages for web service from today. But if you'd like to learn more about how Android Messages work on desktop, keep reading.

Hot on the heels of an accidental leak, the official Google Podcasts app has made its way to the Google Play Store. Now on the left hand side of the Android Messages compose bar is a + button that will open up a search for that flawless representation. Once you've tapped a Smart Reply suggestion, it sends immediately.

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. To avoid getting charged for data while using this feature, be sure to connect your phone to Wi-Fi. These AI features include the ability to read along with a podcast via automatic transcription, and the ability to read what's coming up next in the episode if you're looking to save some time.

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