Today, Google has announced that its SMS/messaging app Android Messages is now available on the web. The company says it was top requested feature by users.
“Today and over the next week, we’ll begin rolling out Messages for web, one of our top-requested features that lets you send and receive texts from your computer,” the company said in a blog post.
To access the web interface, you need to select the “Messages for web” option in the menu of Android Messages app, after that you’ll need to scan a QR code, and that’s it. Google says the web version allows you to send stickers, emoji, and attach images in addition to sending text.
In addition to the web version, Google also announced a handful of other new Android Messages features, including link previews, smart replies, and ability to copy OTPs and search GIFs.