Android users can now text from their computers—here’s how

June 19, 2018
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Great news for Android users! Google developed a feature to let them text from their computers.

Check out how you can do it below.

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According to The Verge, you can now use Android Messages on your computer and other mobile devices, including iOS products, as well as your phone.

To set it up, you need to open the website and scan a QR code through the Android Messages app on your phone.

According to The Verge, to scan the code on your phone, you should click the three vertical dots at the top of the app. On the menu, there’s a “Messages for web” option.

Next, you should point your Android phone’s camera at the QR code and tap to scan it. When they’re linked up, your phone will vibrate and the conversations will show up on your browser window.

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Written by Natasha Heinz

For Natasha Heinz, it was really not a phase. After spending 11 years reading Alternative Press in her hometown in Brazil, she moved to Ohio and landed a job at her favorite magazine. Now, she's constantly cold but sure as hell the happiest she’s ever been.