Google Allo for Web is Now Live: Use Allo From Your Desktop Browser
We were first introduced to Google Allo back in the May of 2016. The app was launched later that year. However, Google’s trouble with chat apps continued and Allo almost felt purposeless at one point of time. Google, however, has not given up and continues to provide various updates and upgrades for the app. In a latest update, the much awaited Google Allo for Web has finally been launched.
The web version of the Google Allo messenger was expected since quite a while. Early reports had been around since almost a month now. Rumors also pointed towards an Allo desktop client. However, the Google Allo for web is now live. As of now this feature is only for the users of Google Allo on Android.
Setting up the Google Allo for web is pretty much the same as setting up WhatsApp for Web. Users need to scan a QR Code on the app on their phone and this will have them logged on to the Google Allo for Web. Following a successful verification of the QR Code, Allo will display your chat history on the screen.
One of the best parts about Google Allo for web is the fact that the web version of the app supports most of the features that the app supports. The web version of Allo supports stickers, emojis, smart replies as well as the support for Google Assistant. While these are the features that are available, some features which haven’t made it to the web version are – the ability to make your own emoji, some pictures won’t load and users would be asked to see them on phone instead and the ability to increase or decrease the size of text is also not present.
For all that it’s worth, Google Allo for web is indeed an interesting prospect. The ability to make use of Allo via web browser gives an additional incentive to the users to make use of the app. Hopefully, this will help Google get some more traction on their app. What are your views on it? Are you motivated to use Allo more because of the web version? Comment below and share your opinion with us.
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