Unlike Hangouts — that is in dangerous want of an overhaul — Google has been making a few lovely large strides with Messenger, their alternative SMS software for Android units. While we don’t use SMS just about up to we did in our adolescence, Messenger is gaining new options that breathe new lifestyles into what are generally uninteresting messaging apps. In reality, it now feels more like an wireless messaging consumer than anything else.
New in model 1.4.044 that is hitting the Play Store lately, Messenger is gaining the power to ship stickers. We understand — now not people are going to get hyped over this, however once in a while sending a lovable little image is more uncomplicated than typing out phrases whilst on-the-pass. Google introduced a pleasant selection too, and they aren’t the traditional inventory stickers you get in different messaging apps.
Another large new addition is the power to ship your location now underneath the attachments tabs. Sending a location won't most effective ship an image message of a map, however a hyperlink to the industry if decided on within the location menu, along side a to hand Google Maps hyperlink. Smaller additions come with a snappy scroll bar to temporarily bounce to older messages within the dialog, in conjunction with a snappy answer choice for heads up notifications (apparently not all devices had this before).
The update is rolling out presently within the Google Play Store, however for the ones of you continue to looking ahead to it to reach can sideload the APK down beneath to get it early.
Download: Google Messenger 1.4.044