Android Messages for web goes live for everyone

Android Messages for web goes live for everyone
Last week, the promised rollout of the web-based Android Messages service began, but the portal was seemingly live only for those who had the latest update for the Android Messages app. Now the rollout has expanded and many more people can use the web client.

Google engineer Justin Uberti broke the news last night on Twitter, announcing that the deployment of the Android Messages web portal has been completed.

Setting up Android Messages for web looks works similarly to WhatsApp's web client: you navigate to the website, then scan a QR code with your phone to establish the connection. Once you're in, you should have options for a dark mode, in-browser notifications, emoji, stickers, and even keyboard shortcuts. The Android Messages web portal works on all major browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Edge, IE, Safari, and Opera. And, you can decide whether you want the browser to remember you or not, in case you want extra security.


To check out the new Android Messages web client, go to https://messages.android.com/.

FEATURED VIDEO

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless