Google Allo 2.0: 6 Interesting Features You Should Never Miss

Google Allo now supports 6 interesting features including GIF keyboard, direct share, quick reply, and much more.

    Google has released the first big update for its Allo chat app for Android. Google Allo 2.0 is currently under the process of rolling out through the Play Store.

    Google Allo 2.0: 6 Interesting Features You Should Never Miss

    In case you are in a hurry to go to the Google Play Store and update the app, let us tell you that not many would get the update on their smartphones, depending on where you live. The new update is rolling out slowly and should hit all the countries including India very soon.

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    However, the new update has brought a bunch of exciting new features for the users such as the ones mentioned below.

    GIF Keyboard Support

    The new Android 7.1 update, which comes with the new Pixel smartphones has already received this feature in Google Allo. With the new Allo 2.0 update, sending GIF images to your friends is simple.

    Integrated with Android Wear

    If you have an Android wearable device, you can easily reply to the incoming messages using voice or emojis.

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    Direct Share Option

    The app now has a splash screen when you start it. It supports the direct share of text and images to a specific person or a group from the Android share menu. So, now you can send a text without opening the app.

    New Theme

    The update on the Google Allo app brings its users a new choice in chat themes - Monochrome. You have to go to Settings to enable the new theme.

    Split-Screen Multitasking Mode

    Google Allo now supports Android Nougat's multi-window multi-tasking feature. To open Allo in split-screen mode, open the app and then proceed to hold the Recent Apps button. You can then select any other application that you want to run side-by-side to Google Allo.

    Better Notifications

    Google Allo's chat notification now includes quick reply button along with the sender's name and image. It lets you respond to conversation right from the notification shade without having to open the application.

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