Key things you should know about Google Allo messaging app

As widely expected, the much-awaited Google Allo was launched. Even though Allo is more or less similar to WhatsApp, it’s smart and intelligent. The app has an ability to guess answers and provide search results based on user input.

Nowadays, people have access to Android smartphones. The handsets are available at various prices right from Rs. 251. It is very important for the people to stay in touch with their friends and relatives. Over the last one year, there is a rapid increase in the usage of mobile-based instant messaging software tools like WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and Hike. In fact, the mobile chat softwares have become an integral part of our lives. Instead of reading the newspaper, people fist check WhatsApp status. In this article, we will examine what kind of work Google Allo performs to simplify your daily life.

Inbuilt Google Assistant

Google Allo ships with a smart and intelligent Google Assistant. Touted as an extension to Google Now, you can query the assistant to search for flights, restaurants, trip planning and much more. If you ask “Indigo flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai, the assistant will clearly display the flight status along with the terminal number.

Google Allo

Smart Reply

Google Allo has an ability to offer reply suggestions based on the last message. The app makes effective artificial intelligence to monitor your texting pattern and suggests replies.

Integrate Shout and Whisper effect

During a conversation, you can integrate attractive punches to your messages. For example, if you simple slide up the send button, you can give a shout effect (font increase) and slide down the send button to give a whisper effect (font decrease).

Image recognition

Apart from scanning text messages for a smart reply, Google Allo can also scan images. The app distinguishes between multiple objects and suggests you an appropriate reply.


If you can unable to express your feelings in content, you can do so by making use of stickers. It also adds extra fun to the messages.

End-to-end encryption

It is possible to select the delivery of messages in your chats using end-to-end encryption. This is similar to the Facebook’s encryption feature. According to Google, they will not be able to read the content which is encrypted. It remains to be seen how the law enforcement agencies will respond to this new policy.

Doodle on images

Google Allo enables you to write or draw on pictures before sending them. You can write your nick name on the image and deliver to your friend.


Incognito Mode

You can start a private chat conversation by activating the incognito mode. If you enable this mode, the notifications will not display the content of the messages or the sender name.

Set Messages to disappear

Google Allo enables you to set messages to automatically disappear after a specific period of time just like the Snapchat.

As you can see, Google Allo is really capable smart messaging software infused with AI. The ability to accurately predict answers enhances your living style to a great extent. Moreover, the integration of Google Assistant will enable you to fetch solutions to queries quickly.