Google Allo


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Google Allo

An earlier instant messaging app for Android and iOS mobile devices from Google. Introduced in 2016 and integrated with the user's phonebook, Allo supported disappearing chats and encryption. By swiping, the Whisper Shout feature changed text size: Whisper made it smaller for prying eyes, and Shout made it all caps. If recipients did not have the Allo app, an SMS text message was sent.

Google Assistant Was Ever Present
Allo was one of the first Google products to use its new Google Assistant, which interjected "smart replies" as a response to a message and gained experience with the user's habits. It could also be used directly within Allo just as a personal assistant. In 2019, Allo was discontinued and replaced by Messages (see Google chat). See Google Assistant.
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An option called Smart Reply suggests responses for photos sent in Google Allo. So if your friend sends you a photo of their pet, you might see Smart Reply suggestions like "nice dog :)" or "aww cute!" Over time, Allo gets to know your style of chat and becomes better at mimicking it, so the responses will appear more natural.
Simplicity is not gone anywhere, and some additional features you'll love to use in Google Allo, such as smart reply, font resizing and a quick photo editor.
Basically, Google Allo is a hodgepodge of other messaging apps available-only better.
"Google Allo can help you make plans, find information, and express yourself more easily in chat.
All chats in Google Allo are encrypted using industry standard technologies like Transport Layer Security ( TLS), it said.
Google Allo, the messaging app from the search giant is now available on the web for Chrome users.
Similar to the Chrome browser, Google Allo also comes with an incognito mode option for desktop users.
Google Allo and Duo might not have gained your attention, but Google seems committed to its messaging and video calling apps.
Its encryption protocol is used by other messaging apps including the Facebook-owned WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger's "secret conversations" feature and Google Allo's "incognito mode."
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You may have met this assistant if you gave Google Allo a try and now it's a dedicated app on the Pixel phones.
Before rolling out to other Android Nougat OS devices and Marshmallow OS devices, the feature was rolled out to Google Home, Google Allo and Android Wear.