After so many rumors, Google is finally launching the Android Messages desktop browser client which will allow users to send, receive and view text, images and stickers from the Android Messages app on the desktop browser. . The web client supports Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, and more.
With this feature, Android messages can now compete with apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, as they both have an app as well as a web client.
Android Messages is the official Android app for sending and receiving Text and Rich Communication Services (RCS). According to a recent Google blog post, the Android Messages app has other advancements including GIF search, smart replies, link previews, and easy copy / paste for two-factor authentication messages.
How to send text messages from your pc using the Android Messages app
The update began streaming on Monday and will be available to everyone by the end of the week. If you want to use this new feature of Android Messages on your desktop browser. Here is a little guide for you:
• Install the latest version of the application Android Messages from Google Play Store • Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Apple Safari must be installed on your PC.
Steps to follow:
1. Open the Android Messages app on your smartphone2. Tap three horizontal dots in the top right corner of the app.
3. Tap the More options menu and select “Messages for the web” 4. Now open the “https://messages.android.com/” on any browser on your PC.5. Now scan the “QR code” with your phone just like the WhatsApp web function.6. Wait for the page to load, then you can use read, send and view messages.
Meanwhile, on the support page, Google mentioned that all contacts, conversations, chats, and other settings are encrypted and cached on the browser. It automatically logs out if someone has not used their account for 14 days.