Google Allo a messaging app announced at I/O this year and helps keep conversation going, by providing assistance when needed is officially launched on Tuesday 09/20.
The Google Allo dubbed as a smart messaging app is available on Android and iOS can help you make plans, find information, and express yourself more easily in chat.
Here’s what you can do with Allo:
With Smart Reply feature in Google Allo, you can respond to messages with just a tap. It also suggest responses for photos and will improve over time and adjust to your style, google wirtes. For example. if you receive a photo of a pet, you might see Smart Reply suggestions like “aww cute!,” explains google.
With Allo, you can make emojis and text larger or smaller by simply dragging the “send” button up or down. Additionally, you can also scribble on your photos before you send them.
In additon, you also get more than 25 custom sticker packs to choose from.
And to those security and privacy matters the most, Allo let you chat in “incognito mode.” And, of course, all chats in Google Allo are encrypted using technologies like Transport Layer Security (TLS), google said.
“When you chat in Incognito mode, messages have end-to-end encryption and additional privacy features like discreet notifications and message expiration,” added google.
Even you can message to those who are yet using Allo through standard SMS (or to those using Android, app preview messages).
Finally, there is also a preview additon of the “Google Assistant” that help you “have a conversation with Google for any support releated questions directly in your chats.”
Additionally, you can bring Assistant into any group chat by just typing @google and you can also chat one-one-one with your Assistant in Allo.
Further company notes, it’ll add Assistant into more Google products, over the coming months. The Assistant initially will be available in English, but it’ll get more languages soon.
Here are some ways you can use Google Assistant in Allo: today:
- Make plans with friends right in your chat. Just add the Assistant by typing @google to your group chat and ask for things you are looking for example movie times, local restaurants and more. You can also research travel destinations, flights and hotels together with friends.
- Get answers. Ask the Assistant to send you daily updates on the information you care about.
- Or, you can ask Assistant to share some funny YouTube video or play games with friends right in group chat, explains google.
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