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Android Messages: How to send and read your texts from the web

27 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Google is finally giving Apple's iMessage some competition, by rolling out desktop support for Android Messages. The company said the new feature is now rolling out and should be available to all by the end of the week. This is Google's first major step toward " Chat ", the company's addition of Rich Communication Services inside Android Messages. It essentially makes Android Messages more comparable to iMessage, WhatsApp , and Facebook Messenger , each of which are chat apps with a desktop version. You can
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Google “Messages for web” will let you send SMS from a desktop

27 days ago   |   By Liliputing

Google is starting to roll out several new features for its Android Messages app, including a new GIF search option, support for suggested “smart reply” messages, and link previews. But one of the biggest changes is that you may soon be able to send text messages from a laptop or desktop computer, thanks to a...
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Google's iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

Google's iMessage competitor just got a tiny bit better

27 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Google is starting to plug the gaps, bit by bit, in what's been an all-over-the-place messaging product until now. Starting today, for example, the company is rolling out desktop support for Android Messages, which will let you send and receive texts from a computer.
It's a byproduct of Google's efforts over the last few years to improve the Android messaging experience, efforts that have included adding new features and working with carriers to upgrade their networks to handle Rich Communication Services. Major chat platforms like iMessage and Facebook Messenger, of course, have desktop...
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Google Says Android Messages Now Fully Available On the Web

Google Says Android Messages Now Fully Available On the Web

27 days ago   |   By Phone Scoop

Google today outlined some new functionalities headed to its Android Messages app. First, Messages users will be able to send and receive messages from their desktop PCs. Users will need to enable "Messages for web" in the mobile app. Once turned on, they'll be able to access stickers, emoji, and more from their PC. The Android Messages mobile app earns new support for GIFs, which are accessible from the composition bar. Google is adding its smart reply feature to Android Messages. This tool offers English-based, quick-response text/emoji suggestions. Google says more languages will be...
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You can now text from PC and Mac with Android Messages for Web. Here's how - CNET

27 days ago   |   By CNET

No more being jealous of iMessage users.
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Android Messages for web is officially rolling out to all users

Android Messages for web is officially rolling out to all users

28 days ago   |   By Windows Central

Google also highlights smaller features that are now available in Messages.
In late-April, Google's plans for turning Android Messages into something of an iMessage competitor were revealed. There are a lot of moving parts with this effort, but one of the biggest ones is finally coming to light - desktop messaging.
If you head to messages.android.com , you'll see a new website with a large bit of text saying you can "Text on your computer with Messages for web." There's a QR code to the right of this and instructions for scanning it through the Android Messages app on your phone.
To get...
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Android Messages hits the web for browser-based texting

Android Messages hits the web for browser-based texting

28 days ago   |   By Engadget

Google added Rich Communication Services into its Android OS to help it compete with Apple's popular iMessage. Google has also been exploring texting from your web browser since at least February. Now the feature appears to be officially availa...
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Android users can now message from the web

Android users can now message from the web

28 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Messages, Google's more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to “pause” work on Allo, is now available for web users. The company announced that it would begin rolling out Messages for web starting today, with the full rollout completing over the next week. The feature, along with others including GIF search, smart replies, and more, is part of an updated messaging experience for Android users that aims to be Google's response to iMessage.
The company earlier this year moved its Allo team to work on Android Messages, Google's app that utilizes the RCS...
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Android Messages for web goes live today

Android Messages for web goes live today

28 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Android Messages for web is launching today, bringing the chat service another step closer to rivaling Apple's iMessage. Desktop support, Google says, is one of the most requested features for Messages, and as you'd expect from the company it has looked straight to the browser to deliver it. The first signs of Messages for web were spotted back in February,...
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Google has started rolling out Android Messages for web

Google has started rolling out Android Messages for web

28 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Android Messages on the web is slowly rolling out today, according to XDA Developers. Back in April , new code within the Android Messages app revealed the existence of the web client. The Android Messages webpage has gone live already. However, the feature hasn't seem to hit my Messages app yet. It's likely Google will roll out the feature to the wider Messages userbase over the next couple of days. A new update to the Android Messages app, version 3.3.043, is also rolling out via the Play Store. Users will need to install this update before they're able to link their smartphone app to...
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Android Message For Web Official Site Goes Live

28 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The website for Android Messages for Web, which will allow users of the popular SMS app for Android to continue messaging while away from their phone, has officially gone live. For the time being, however, the update for the mobile app itself doesn't appear to be widely rolled out yet. So not every user will immediately have access to the feature, which has been reported on since early this year. The updated app arrives as version number to 3.3.043 or later and will allow the two services to be linked via QR code. Users also don't need to be using Google Chrome to access the service, as it...
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Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

28 days ago   |   By The Verge

Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature is starting to go out to users today and continuing for the rest of the week. Text, images, and stickers are all supported on the web version.
To get started, the Android Messages website has you scan a QR code using the Android Messages mobile app, which creates a link between the two. That's very similar to how the web client for Allo - remember Allo? - worked...
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Android Messages for the web is now live, but rollout for Android is just starting

Android Messages for the web is now live, but rollout for Android is just starting

28 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

We've been hearing for a while that Google was planning to expand the Android Messages service and set up a web portal and that website has suddenly gone live for some. However, while the Android Messages web portal is live, the rollout seems to be limited by whether or not users have an updated version of the Android app.
Setting up Android Messages for web looks like it will work just like WhatsApp's web portal: you navigate to the website, then scan a QR code with your phone to establish the connection. Unfortunately, the in-app option to scan that QR code is still ...
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