Google continues doing everything possible to dethrone WhatsApp as the privileged instant messaging app. Therefore, as part of its strategy to achieve this, the Mountain View firm launched the Android Messages web version, so now users of the mobile operating system will be able to view and send messages from their PC.
According to “The Verge”, the feature is beginning to reach users gradually so it will continue for the rest of the week. The text, images and stickers are compatible with the web version.
The Android Messaging website allows users to scan a QR code using the Android Messaging mobile application, which creates a link between the two. This process is very similar to how WhatsApp web works.
Google also indicated that it introduced other recent improvements to Android Messenger, including the built-in GIF search, support for smart responses in more operators and easy copying / pasting for two-factor authentication messages.
Also, the search engine added the preview of links, one of the most requested features by users. The app will automatically convert a link into a box where more information will be displayed, such as additional text, image and title.