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Android Messages Now Lets You Send Texts From Your Desktop Browser

Google on Monday announced Messages for web as a brand-new feature for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. The feature begins rolling out Monday and will continue through next week.

The Android Messages website prompts you to scan a QR code from the Android Messages mobile app They will be be able to send and receive messages in the web interface and it will link with the device to do the actual SMS/MMS/RCS communication through their network carrier.

The service has been launched by Google in order to compete with the iMessage service offered by rival Apple. Technically known as Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google’s engineers began working on the service since February this year.

“With Android Messages, we’re creating a messaging experience that’s available on multiple devices, lets you share whatever you want to share and makes it easy to take action on your messages with Google AI,” the company stated.

Follow the below steps in order to use the service:

  • Download Android Messages app on to your Android smartphone. Here’s the link to download the app.
  • Go to messages.android.com on your desktop web browser
  • Open Android Messages app on your phone
  • On the app, tap the More options menu at the top right corner and select Messages for web.
  • Scan the QR code which appears on your desktop screen. And you are good to go.

For more details visit Google Support