Learn to send text messages from your computer — Windows, Mac and Linux supported — with Android Messages for Web. Finally, Google has now brought the Android Messaging experience to web by rolling out support for Android Messages on desktop browser which will allow Android users to use their Computer for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google started rolling out this support quite recently. Not only text but images and stickers are also supported on Android Messages For Web. For a full guide on how to send text messages from your PC, read ahead.
This is a very good step forward from Google as users were demanding this functionality for quite some time. Releasing the desktop friendly version was also necessary if the company wants to compete with the likes of WhatsApp Web, iMessage and Facebook Messenger along with other online chatting platforms. The update is gradually being pushed to all compatible devices so be sure to check for updates for your Android Messages app. Wondering how to set it up? That’s what we are here for.
Now, its time to switch back to the Android Messaging app from which ever texting or chatting client you are currently using. Through latest Android Messages app you will be able to send text messages to your contacts from your PC. Ahead are tips for the complete setup process.
Send Text Messages From Your PC With Android Messages For Web
With the following step-by-step guide, you will be able to send text messages from your PC with Android Messages for Web.
Step 1 – Before accessing Android Messages for Web, download the latest version of Messaging application 3.3.043 which has the support for browser app.
Download Android Messages from Google Play Store
Step 2 – Once you have download the 3.3.043 version on your phone, launch the Messages app and open the three-dot menu. You will also see the features popup. Tapping on Try it button on popup will also work.
Step 3 – When the three-dot menu is opened, Select “Messages for web” from the drop-down menu.
Step 4 – Select scan “QR Code” then open the Android Messages for Web on your desktop browser with the following link:
Android Messages for Web: https://messages.android.com
Step 5 – Now use your phone’s camera to scan the QR code shown on the browser’s page
Step 6 – Once you are connected to the Android Messages for Web it will show a notification “Connected to Messages for web”. Now you can enjoy texting on your PC.
It good to see Google releasing something new. Do tell us your experience with Android Messages for Web by dropping a comment below.