If the Google Messages app is your go-to messaging app and wants to use it on your PC as well then this guide is for you. This post will teach you how to use Google Messages on Windows 11 laptop or PC.
Meanwhile, with the introduction of Messages for the web by Google, users of Android smartphones can now send messages from a web application on their PC or Mac. According to Google, one of the most often requested features is messages for the web.
Google’s support page states that Messages for Web works with Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge but not with Internet Explorer. Users of Messages for the web may send stickers, emojis, and connected photos in addition to text messages. A broader feature upgrade for the Messages mobile app includes Messages for Web, which now allows users to search for and share GIFs.
How to Use Google Messages on Windows 11
1. Go to the Google messages web:
A QR code will appear on your screen.
2. Now, on your Android phone, open the Google Messages app. If Messages isn’t downloaded on your device yet, grab it from the Play Store.
3. Tap the hamburger menu at the top left-hand corner and select Device pairing.
4. Tap the QR code scanner to open your phone’s camera.
5. To scan the QR code shown on your laptop or desktop computer, hold your phone up to it.
6. Your web browser will show a list of conversations to the left of your inbox.
The “Start chat” button and the same fundamental menu structure are both present in the Messages web app just like they are on your phone. All of your phone contacts are synchronized straight with the web client even if you haven’t registered into your Google account.
Don’t forget to look at the settings. These may be accessed by pressing the menu button with three dots. You may use the enter key on your keyboard to modify how messages are sent in addition to turning on or off dark mode, alerts, and reading receipts.
How to Log Out of Google Messages for Web
You can decide to stop texting on a computer at any time. Select Messages for the web from the hamburger menu in the Android app. You can log out of one computer at a time by clicking the X at the bottom of the page, or you can log off of all computers at once by choosing Unpair all devices.
On the web, click the hamburger button and then select Unpair.
That’s all. This is how you can use Google Messages on your Windows 11 PC or laptop.