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Android Messaging: check out tips for using messenger on PC | Social networks

The Android Messages app gained a web version at the end of June and now allows the sending of SMS through any browser on the computer. The connection between the two devices is made from the reading by the smartphone of a QR code generated in the browser, just as it happens in WhatsApp Web. It is only necessary that both devices have Internet access.

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For those who haven't tried it yet or are still learning about Google's novelty, TechTudo gathered six tips for using the messenger on the PC.

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Android Messaging connects cell phone to PC like WhatsApp Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudoAndroid Messaging connects cell phone to PC like WhatsApp Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudo

Android Messaging connects cell phone to PC like WhatsApp Photo: Nicolly Vimercate / TechTudo

The user of Android Messages for the web can save access on a computer, so that he does not need to scan the QR code every time he uses the app on the desktop. The option appears on the login screen. Just activate the Remember this computer key, which changes color from gray to blue.

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Remember your computer on Android Messages Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

If the person forgets to activate the feature when entering the app, they can find it in the settings.

Step 1. Touch the three-dot icon located above the contact names;

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Accessing the Android settings Messages Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Step 2. Among the items that appear, select the Settings option;

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Android Settings Messages Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Step 3. Check the box for the Remember this computer option and confirm the "Done" setting.

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Remember computer on Android Messages Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

Block an inconvenient contact very simple in the web version of Messages. Just join the conversation and click on the bell icon, located in the upper right corner of the chat screen. The icon will gain a bar and the person will be silenced in the application.

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quite simple to block a contact on Android Messages Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

It is always safer to log out of the application when you are finished using it, especially if you are using a shared computer. The functionality is not so apparent, but can be found easily.

Step 1. Touch the three-dot icon located above the contact names;

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Accessing the Android settings Messages Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Step 2. From the items that appear, select Exit.

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Leaving Android Messages on the web Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

4. Saving mobile data

The Google messenger web edition offers the option of saving the mobile data package by alerting the user when the cell phone is connected to 4G / 3G instead of Wi-Fi.

Step 1. Touch the three-dot icon located above the contact names;

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Accessing the Android settings Messages Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Step 2. From the items that appear, choose Settings;

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Android Settings Messages Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Step 3. Check the box for the Data usage message option, then confirm with "done".

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Android Messages can warn if 4G is being used Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

5. Drag to share

To send an image or video available on the computer, simply drag and drop the file into the desired chat window. The feature, however, is not compatible with text or PDF files.

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Sharing photos and videos on Android Messages Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

Whenever the tab in the browser with Android Messages is accessed, an alert appears on the phone indicating that the application is open on the PC. Notification is useful if someone shares a computer or has forgotten to log out of a machine and knows that there is a third party with access to your messages.

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Alert on the use of Android Messages on the computer Photo: Reproduo / Taysa Coelho

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