Google Messages Is Testing a Search Bar Feature in the App | Details

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Many people might not know about it but Google has a dedicated messaging app on Playstore. It functions the same way any other messaging app functions but with the added benefits of it being a proprietary Google app. In a recent update, Google is adding a search bar to it’s messaging app to help users search through their texts just as they search through their emails on Gmail. With this addition by Google, the messaging app will become more userfriendly and convenient to use. Google Message app also has features like sending stickers to other users who are using the app as their primary message app. Recently, Google has been testing the sticker feature as well in their messages app. Google is trying to get more users on the Message app and has been providing updates and added functionality to the app.

How to get the update:

Google MessagesAnkit Parashar | Pcquest

For now, the update is being rolled out only to beta testers to test how the functioning of the messages app and to make sure that most of the bugs in the software are resolved before it is rolled out to the public. You can still get the app from the Google Playstore and use it as your primary messages app on your smartphone. Additionally, you can also become a beta tester of Google Message app by becoming a beta tester for the app. Most of the smartphones which run on stock android without any launcher or UI on top of them get Google Message as the default message app.

Google MessagesSushant Singh | Pcquest

There have also been reports that Google might be giving the message app end to end encryption for RCS. RCS is rich communication services which will help in making texting more feature-rich. If the reports are true then Google message will become more featureful and secure as well.

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