Google now lets you send messages from your other devices using the messaging app Android Messages.
The feature gives users much more flexibility in choosing how and where they can continue their conversations.
As long as Android smartphone it is activated, you can send text from a desktop computer or even from other mobile devices - including products iOS like an iPad if you open it Safari. In addition to text, you can also send emoji, stickers and images via the web.
The use of Android Messages in web requires you to use the application as the main text messaging application on your phone. In the following way, the setup is quite simple.
1. Make sure you have the latest version of Android Messages installed on your phone.
2. Go to messages.android.com to the device from which you want to send a text message. You will see a large password QR on the right side of this page.
3. Open Android Messages in smartphone your. Click the icon with the three vertical dots at the top and right edge. You should see a "Web Messages" option in this menu.
4. Click "QR code scanner" and show it camera of your phone in code QR on your other device. In less than a second, your phone will vibrate and both devices will connect. You should notice that your conversations appear in the left-hand column of your browser window. Google says that "chat threads, contacts, and other settings will be encrypted and stored in cache in your browser."
Of course, this does not mean that real text conversations are encrypted.
To make sure you do not have to repeat the QR process, you can keep it computer paired with your phone by activating "Remember this computer". There will probably be a pop-up question if you want to enable it the first time you use the web version of Android Messages.
If you do not see it, just go to the settings menu, which you can access from the web version of Android Messages by clicking on the three-dot icon to the right of "Messages".
Note that it is recommended that you do not enable it if you are using a public computer, which can be easily accessed by other people.