Google releases standalone Messenger app for Android
However what about Hangouts, you ask? Nicely, that software is not going anyplace anytime quickly, it might appear. But, Google is not doing it any favors by outing a standalone model of Messenger, an app with very comparable messaging options to the aforementioned. Messenger does come pre-put in on Android Lollipop, alongside Hangouts, however now it is obtainable to units operating model four.1 (or larger) of Google’s working system. As anticipated, you need to use Messenger for SMS and MMS telephone features, along with with the ability to ship and obtain audio messages. The app can also be fairly elegant, because it does include the brand new Materials Design look. In the event you’re operating a suitable smartphone or pill, Messenger is on the market to obtain from Google Play — or you’ll be able to seize the APK from right here.