Google Search App For iMessage Allows Google Searches Sans Exiting iOS App

  • Google Search App For iMessage Allows Google Searches Sans Exiting iOS App

Google Search App For iMessage Allows Google Searches Sans Exiting iOS App

A simple tap will likewise let you easily share that fruits of your search in that conversation without missing a beat.

Besides, the iMessage app now offers a GIF search engine, which you can use by tapping on the "GIF" button to the right of the search box. Those users need not do anything but update their Google for iOS app to get these features.

Trying to send a news article or a restaurant suggestion to a friend with an iPhone?

After Google added the Search Google button on select browsers on iPhone and iPad to help users access Google Search results around related content previous year, the tech giant is now expanding this feature to most compatible browsers including Safari.

Google has wormed its way into the iMessage app on iPhones and iPads, launching a new extension right in the apps drawer. Just tap the "search" button and it will add the item directly into your iMessage chat as a card. With drag and drop, you can move text, images, links, and more to and from the Google app.

The search extension for iMessage was not the only update made by Google today.

The Google app also allows users to get personalised updates in their feed based on the topics they are interested in, such as weather, top news, new music albums, stories about your interest and hobbies, etc.

The final feature that Google has gone on to add to its iOS app support is of drag and drop on the iPad.

Along with the new iMessage extension, Google has also gone on to announce a new related suggestions option in Safari.

"Reading up on how to grill fish?" "If you're reading a great article on the Google app, tap and hold to pick up the link and drag it into iMessage to share with a friend, or into Notes to save for later", said the blog post. Previously, this only worked within the Google app. The feature works anywhere drag-and-drop is supported in iOS. The iMessage extension feature is only available in the United States, but Google mentioned that it will bring the feature to more languages and locales soon.

A new material design is in line with Google's new-found passion-and is already synonimous with some of the company's products in recent times. You can tap on the icon for "Food" or "Nearby" to share your favorite locations, or perform a search and share a card directly into the conversation.