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Google has improved its old text messaging app and is all set to officially roll out an update to the Android Messages enabling users to send and receive SMS form PC through a web-interface. Google declares the new feature as “one of the most requested features by users worldwide” and announces to roll out an update next week.

Android Messages Web will work using a web client that resembles in its functioning to the famous WhatsApp Web. The client will enable users to send and receive text messages, send emojis and GIFs along with an option to send images.

The Android Messages Web will come with a host of modern features such as media sharing, smart replies and real-time chatting in order to bring a reliable messaging service similar to iMessage for Android users.

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How to Use Android Messages Web

Although the web client has been made active on the internet but you may have to wait for an update to the mobile app before using Android Messages Web. This is what you have to do once the mobile app gets updated:

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  • Head on to Android Messages Web Client on your PC
  • Open the Android Messages app on your Android smartphone and tap “More”
  • Tap on “Messages for web”
  • Scan the QR code on the computer using your phone camera
  • That’s all, you’ve done.

Not to mention that the Android Messages comes preloaded by default in a stock Android phone. However, manufacturers like Samsung and Huawei add their own proprietary messaging apps so you might not be able to use new features unless you manually download Android Messages app from Play Store.

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