Google on Monday introduced that the worldwide rollout of Android Messages for Net is now full. Following an announcement by Google, and months of rumours Google had officially started rolling out Android Messages for Net final week. The corporate had knowledgeable that the brand new function had began to roll out and ought to be accessible globally by this week. Now, Google has formally confirmed the rollout is full, and that customers must replace the Android Messages app to the newest model so as to avail the function. With the replace, sending and receiving SMS and RCS (Wealthy Communication Companies) messages from a PC will develop into simpler for Android customers.
Taking over Apple’s iMessage service, Android Messages is Android’s official app for texting (SMS and MMS) and chat (RCS). Earlier this 12 months, Google’s plans for turning Android Messages into one thing of an iMessage competitor had been revealed. Now, Justin Uberti, Creator/ Lead Engineer of Google Duo, announced its rollout in a tweet, “Android Messages for Net is now absolutely deployed – be sure you have the newest Messages shopper, after which head over to Android Messages for Net to attempt it out!”
Android Messages can be anticipated to compete with apps like WhatsApp and Fb Messenger, each of that are chat apps with desktop variations. Whereas saying Messages for Net as a brand-new function for Android Messages, Google had talked about that textual content, pictures, and stickers are all supported on the brand new Net model. That is additionally Google’s first main step towards “Chat”, the corporate’s addition of Wealthy Communication Companies (RCS) inside Android Messages.
Notably, the brand new function is offered in model three.three.044 of the Android Messages app. As talked about, to make use of the brand new function you’ll have to install the latest version from Google Play. In your PC, go to the Android Messages for Web site the place you will have to scan a QR code utilizing the Android Messages cellular app. To scan the QR code, go to the Messages app in your telephone and faucet the three-dotted menu on the top-right nook. Additional, choose Messages for Net. This technique is just like the WhatsApp Net interface.
It’s value noting that aside from checking all of your previous messages and creating new ones, additionally, you will have the ability to obtain Android Messages desktop notifications on the Net. Supported browsers at launch embody Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge, Google had already knowledgeable earlier. Additionally, your newest dialog threads, contacts, and different settings might be encrypted and cached in your browser, Google had claimed. Moreover, when you do not use your Messages account for 14 days, you’ll robotically be signed out.