Google Allo Shutting Down Next Year in Favor of Google’s Main Messages App

Google this week introduced that it’s shutting down its messaging app Google Allo [iOS Direct Link], and incorporating many of its options into the Messages app on Android smartphones. Google Allo is an expanded messaging app that shall we customers ship GIFs, textual content from their desktops, and use Smart Reply.

Now, Google says to proceed Messages’ momentum it has made up our minds to “forestall supporting Allo to concentrate on Messages.” Many of Allo’s options have already been built-in into Messages, and Allo will proceed to paintings thru March 2019. Until then, customers will be capable of export all present conversations from the app. Because Google’s major Messages app is not to be had on iOS, Allo customers on iPhone must migrate to another texting platform when the provider shutters.

Google Allo first introduced in September 2016, pitched as the corporate’s “clever messaging app,” because of the inclusion of Google Assistant. Allo is to be had on iOS and Android smartphones, and provides many options which might be related to messaging apps like Apple’s iMessage and Facebook’s WhatsApp.

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