How to Use Android Messages for Web

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Google offers a web version of Android Messages (Messages for Web) that allows you to send and receive messages from your friends in a web client. This wikiHow will teach you how to use the web version of Android Messages. You’ll need to start with a one-time setup process from your mobile device, and then you’ll be able to use Android Messages for Web in your computer browser.

  1. 1 Make sure you have the latest version of the “Android Messages” app on your Android device. Install or update the original “Android Messages” app by Google. Click here to download it from the Play Store.
    • You can’t use this feature on other messaging apps like “Samsung Messages”.
  2. 2 Launch the “Messages” app on your phone. It’s the blue icon with a white text box typically found on the home screen or in the app drawer.
  3. 3 Tap on the More options (⋮) menu. You will see the three dots icon at the top-right corner of the app.
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  5. 5 Open in your desktop browser. Toggle on the Remember this computer button to automatically sign in to Messages for web in next time.
    • Android Messages for the web is not available on Internet Explorer. So you need to use Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Edge for this.
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  7. 7 Scan the QR code on the web page with your mobile phone. Just hold your phone up to the QR code on the web page, until the scan complete. Also, the website will reload to a new page.
    • When you are done, your phone will vibrate for one second. That means you’re in!
  1. 1 Select a contact from the left panel. You can also see your chat history along with the contacts. Click on a conversation to expand it.
  2. 2 Read messages and send replies. Navigate to the “Text…
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