Nowadays it is impossible to spend even a single day without the cell phone. Life has become faster at the present time and social networking is the main medium that plays the biggest role to be connected with your dear ones in the easiest way. No matter, in which corner of the world you are residing, social networking can help to send your message to your friends and family within a second. Now, you will be able to find an easier and smarter way to be connected with your friends and family in when you will join with Google Allo.


What is Google Allo?

Google Allo is an instant messaging mobile app that provides the facility of ‘smart reply’ which allows the user to reply without typing and includes a number of virtual assistants. The debut of this app was announced on May 18, 2016, by Google I/O and has been launched on 21, 2016 and is available on Android and iOS. Apart from the conventional messaging apps, this app can be distinguished for its unique features.

How to install Google Allo?

The installation process of the app is quite easy as you can install it easily just by visiting the Google Play Store. All you have to do is to enter your phone number to install the app. The app that is developed through the modern technology will take less than even 50 seconds to be installed in your device. Once it is downloaded, you can set your profile picture before moving on to messaging or else you can directly move on to messaging.

What to expect from the app?

As said earlier that this app can be distinguished than any other messaging app for its unique range of features. The features that the app includes are as follows:

Google Assistant

Google Allo can make your chatting experience more enhancing for its Google virtual assistant. With Google Allo, you can draw out information from the web and insert YouTube videos in your chat. Users can also enjoy the facility of calling others while chatting. For example, you can say “@Google nearby restaurants of us?” and you will get a list of restaurants around your location.

Smart Reply

It will be not an exaggeration to address ‘Smart Reply’ as the most amazing feature of the app. This feature provides the facility of automatic reply and thus save the user’s time. The artificial intelligence reads the text and understands the replying pattern of the user and then comes up with related suggestions. At first, you will get some initial and basic suggestions but with the rapid use it will pick up the users’ phrases to offer a quick reply. Hence, the ‘Smart Reply’ feature will adjust your style of replying in the right way if you have to say ‘hahaha’ or ‘Lol’.

Incognito Mode

Privacy matters to everyone and you must be careful to take care of your privacy when you are in a digital communication. Google has installed an Incognito Mode in the app to ensure the security of every user. It’s based on Goggle’s open signal protocol and is designed in the way that it can provide a seamless and safe chatting experience. If you are having a chatting with someone in Incognito Mode, the messages become invisible on the lock screen and thus ensure your security and privacy.

Image recognition

Google has installed its ‘image recognition’ software in it. The app is capable of recognising a received picture and differentiating among the pictures. It is also capable of suggesting an automatic response. For example, if someone sends you the picture of a flower, it will suggest ‘beautiful‘ or ‘wow’ as a response depending on your maximum usage of words. You can easily choose the most appropriate word and send it across.

Gmail account sync

Google Allo receives your phone number for primary identification but you can also sync your Goggle account with the app if required. Doing this, you will be able to get all important updates to serve your purpose more easily. For example, you will be updated about the service in advance if you have a flight to catch.

Selective end to end encryption

Google Allo provides the facility of ‘Selective end to end encryption’. This feature allows the user to select the contact you want to chat with in Incognito Mode. Moreover, you can select a timer starting from 5 seconds for deleting the messages automatically. The chats will disappear automatically once you have set the timer before chatting with someone.

Formatting texts

Google has installed the feature to format the text. You can format the text size in larger or smaller font. Two slider buttons such as ‘Whisper’ and ‘Shout’ have been incorporated into the app for increasing or decreasing the font size. Allo also offers a wide range of stickers so that you can spice up your chatting experience a lot more.

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