While Hangouts is poised to lose some big functionality in a forthcoming update, it is going to achieve greater than it loses. Trusted resources found out to Phandroid that the app will achieve quick reply from notifications in its subsequent large update.
This function used to be brought to the iOS version in its most recent update so it handiest is sensible that the Android model will obtain equivalent love. Our source found out that capability is the same to the iOS implementation in that you simply’ll be in a position to open a quick reply conversation from the notification and sort out a message with no need to depart whichever app you’re in. It’s a function that many were playing in Google’s same old Messenger app (which you'll be able to see within the screenshot beneath) so we’re satisfied it’s being followed for Hangouts.
Furthermore, the app will bring the power to position a shortcut to a specific dialog on your house display. This is superb when you've got any person or a gaggle of pals you communicate to regularly and may quite bounce proper into the dialog than to click on thru a few menus. It shouldn’t reduce out such a lot time from that procedure that this turns into a recreation converting function, nevertheless it’s nonetheless great.
Unfortunately we don’t have a precise timeline at the arrival of the following Hangouts update, however making an allowance for it’s lately being dogfooded to Googlers we’d say it shan’t be lengthy. Sit tight, and keep tuned for brand spanking new knowledge to roll in.