Someone die recently, and you have a lingering sense of panic that they might not have any photos on their phone, or buried at the bottom of an old folder filled with social media posts. To avoid this, Google has updated their chat app – opening up access to directly take photos, either through voice and command, or via “tap to capture” screenshot feature. In addition to increased stability and faster space consumption, this new update also means that chat history is synced across devices. The main picture under the chat menu now shows the most recent screenshots taken, making it easier to find pictures that you may have forgotten about. Along with being able to save an image directly from a chat, you can also share photos on Google+. The update is rolling out as part of the App Beta Programme on Android and iOS already, so keep your eyes peeled for this automatic download once it hits your device. There’s no sign of when we’ll see this roll out to the wider user
Get a brand new Google chat released
Google updated its chat app for photos, adding a number of new features to the app. Users can now view and share photos with friends in real-time, and group chat support has been added.
The update also includes improvements to speed and performance, as well as bug fixes. Google says that the new chat app “makes it easier for you to have conversations with your friends about photos.” The new chat app is available on Android and iOS devices.
New animations and transitions gives it a more natural feel
Google has updated its chat app for photos with new animations and transitions that make it a more natural feel. The new design is inspired by Google’s Photos app for Android, making it easier to find and swap pictures with friends. Users will also be able to tap a new button to ask group questions and select the one that you would like to vote on.
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A whole new text formatting option makes your chats sound better
Google has just released a whole new text formatting option for its Chat app for Photos, which should make your chats sound better as you type. The new feature is available in the app’s settings, and it will allow you to format your chats using a combination of italics, bolding, anditals, and underlines. So if you want to emphasize a word or phrase in your chat message, this option should make it easy to do. Silent Calls in the US The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are finally going to get a custom dialer app label on their homescreen: “Phone”. Earlier this week, an update was pushed out to AOSP code for the phone that rolled out with this change. Codenamed Project Treble, it has been a while since we’ve seen work come around the dialer and Google is finally bringing it over to its flagship Android phones. Zach Koch, who
Easily customize colors, size, and fonts in the app
Google Updates Its Chat App For PhotosGoogle announced a major update to its chat app for photos, which includes new customization options for colors, size, and font. You can now change the app’s color theme and customize the font size, making it easier to get in on your favorite chats without taking up too much space. You can also control how notifications are delivered on your phone – so you don’t miss any important conversations.
You can now see when someone came online and when they left
Google has updated its messaging app for photos, making it easier to see when people have logged in and left. Previously, messages were only stored for 14 days.
New emoji that are available just for chatting with friends
Google has added a bunch of new emoji just for chatting with friends on its chat app, and you can see them all in this roundup. Better still, if you’re using Android Messages, you can now use GIFs in your chats!
To get the latest emoji, open the Google Messenger app and go to the More… section at the bottom of the main screen. From here, tap on the “Emoji” tab and you’ll be able to scroll through all of the new emoji. If you don’t see them yet, give Messenger a few weeks, as they may have only just gone live.
Don’t forget that you can also add GIFs (Google’s version of animated images) by long-pressing on a photo and selecting “GIF.” Once you’ve added the GIF, tap on it to start watching it. You’ll then be able to send it as a chat message or via select social media apps like Instagram and Twitter.
You can also find GIFs on Google’s website here.