Google Reply: Easy Texting With an App That Learns How You Talk

Google Reply suggests automatic replies for WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

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‘Google Reply’ is an application which suggests automatic replies for messaging apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

It is currently in its beta-testing phase and you can download the beta-app from the following link:

The Reply app acts like an messaging bot which imitates how you would respond based on your conversation patterns on messaging apps. After installing the app, you need to open it and sign in using your Google account.

For the app to work properly, you also need to provide Reply the access to certain apps.

There is also an option where you can turn on the prompt for the app to ask you before sending a reply. This means there is an option where you can select whether the app should send the message directly or ask you every time before sending the message. Better turn it on, it feels safer that way!

The responses are customised based on different scenarios, and there are automatic replies for when you are driving, running, or just too busy to care.

Google will add more feature to the app from what it learns from the beta version. There is an option to select between your work and home address for custom replies, so that the app will know where you are, and based on the same, it will suggest replies appropriately.

If you want to test whether the app is working or not, there is an option to test the same using the app's bot.

What we really liked about Google Reply is that it also suggests replies for 'Hinglish' texts. We tried the Reply app with WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Hangouts. The suggestions for replies pop-up in the notification bar.

There is also a feature where it plays a sound if someone's message specifies urgency. This app works best for short responses and there are usually three reply options to select from.

If you're too bored with Reply, there is also an option to delete the account in settings. In all probability, Google will release the full-version of the app soon.

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