Yesterday, Google released its messaging app through playstore for devices running Android ver 4.1 (Jellybean) and up.
Messenger can act as an alternative to default messaging app, which was indeed needed as its not available in Kitkat devices by default (users needed to use Google Hangout or other third-party messaging apps for SMS.
The all new messenger is designed on Material theme. It allows you to send, receive pictures/audio/videos directly from app, allows you to send group messages, block spammers,mute a contact notifications, archive messages and receive delivery reports for sent messages..
Features of Messenger:
- Faster sharing: Select or take pictures and videos directly from the app and share easily. You can even send audio messages to your contacts.
- Easy search: Search through contacts and conversation threads to find exactly what you are looking for.
- Purposeful design: New, fluid, material design that is intuitive and delightful.
- More control: Ability to block SMS senders. No interruptions when you don’t want them!
- More features: audio messages, emoji support.