Key features of the new Google Allo app

Google Assistant support

Google Allo comes with the Google Assistant integration, which brings the search feature into the app. The users will now be able to search for hotels, flights, movie theatres and many other things directly from this app. Along with this, the app will also be integrated with tools like YouTube, Maps, and Translate. Basically, the concierge service comes to life in this app. Something Whatsapp and other IM’s were trying to do.

Smart Reply

The Allo messaging app comes equipped with the Smart Reply feature, which was earlier seen in the Inbox app by Gmail. The Smart Reply feature provides suggestions to the users for replies at the time of texting. It uses the artificial intelligence to read the text and reply patterns of the users, and then comes up with relevant suggestions. Seems useful on paper, but does it really work? We would get to know in a few months time.Google Allo app

Bigger texts

The Google Allo users will have the ability to adjust the size of the text reply with ease. The users can increase or decrease the font size using slider buttons called ‘whisper and shout.’

The Incognito Mode

The app also comes with an incognito mode, which is built on company’s open signal protocol. The feature is designed to make the chats more secure. Moreover, the chats will also expire once the conversation is over.

Write on pictures

In order to make the conversation more interesting and engaging the Allo app allows the users to write or draw on pictures before sending them.

Stickers onboard

Stickers are becoming an important medium of communication. Just like, Line and WeChat Google Allo also offers stickers to make the conversation more expressive.

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