Google announced that the global rollout of Android Messages for Web is now complete. The company had informed that the new feature had started to roll out and should be available globally by this week.The users need to update the Android Messages app to the latest version in order to avail the feature.With the update, sending and receiving SMS and RCS (Rich Communication Services) messages from a PC will become easier for Android users.
Android Messages is expected to compete with the chat apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, both with desktop versions.The text, images, and stickers are all supported on the new Web version.
The new feature is available in version 3.3.044 of the Android Messages app.To use the new feature you will have to install the latest version from Google Play. On your PC, go to the Android Messages for Web site where you will need to scan a QR code using the Android Messages mobile app. To scan the QR code, go to the Messages app on your phone and tap the three-dotted menu on the top-right corner. Further, select Messages for Web. This methodology is similar to the WhatsApp Web interface.
Also, your latest conversation threads, contacts, and other settings will be encrypted and cached on your browser.Additionally, if you don’t use your Messages account for 14 days, you will automatically be signed out.