Google started rolling out the update that allows to text from the web using Android Messages.
This feature is more flexible in choosing how and where, as long as your smartphone is powered on, you can text from a web including iOS products like Safari, you can also send stickers, emoji, and images over the web.
How to send text messages from your computer using Android Messages.
In Order to use a web interface, make sure you have the latest version of Android Messages is installed on your Android Device and your default messaging app is Android Messages.
For example, if you are using Samsung’s default messages app then change default messages app, the two don’t work together.
Follow these Steps:
- Go to messages.android.com on the device or computer you want to text from, on the front page you will be able to find QR code.
- Open your Android Messages app on your smartphone, at the top right corner you will find three vertical dots, tap and look for the “Messages for web” if you find one tap to open.
- Tap “Scan QR code” and point your phone’s camera at the QR code.
- You will notice vibration, after that you will be able to find your conversations in the left column of the browser window.
- Google says that ” Conversation Threads, contact, and other settings will be encrypted “, but this doesn’t mean your actual text conversations are encrypted.
- If you are using your personal computer and don’t want to scan QR on personal computer again and again make sure you enable the option “Remeber this Computer” from the front page or you can access this option from the web interface of Android Messages by clicking on the three dot icon to the right of your messages.
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