Google May Integrate Chat into Gmail Apps for Android, iOS

Google Meet Can Now Be Accessed via Gmail as Google Pushes Back on Zoom

Google appears to be engaged on bringing Chat to Gmail for Android and iOS, following reviews of it bringing Google Meet to the cellular app. Google shared final month that it’ll quickly be including a Google Meet tab within the Android and iOS model of Gmail and now, a brand new report suggests Chat will even be built-in into the Gmail cellular app. The event was noticed within the code for the newest Gmail app that reveals strings for “Chat” and “Rooms.”

As per the report by 9to5Google, decompiling the newest Gmail app uploaded to the Google Play retailer confirmed strings of code that recommend Google Chat integration is coming to the cellular app. The report states that there have been onboarding strings for “Chat” and “Rooms” within the code. ‘Chat’ is alleged to be for one-to-one conversations whereas ‘Rooms’ is alleged to be for group collaborations. Each client and enterprise accounts appear to have their very own introductory prompts, which as per the report, means that this integration can be pushed to all Gmail app customers.

Final month, Google introduced that it is going to be bringing Google Meet integration to Gmail for Android and iOS. It was mentioned that customers will be capable of be part of conferences with the Gmail app by tapping the Meet hyperlink in Google Calendar or by way of a hyperlink shared through e-mail, Google Chat, or third-party purposes. On the time, Google mentioned that the mixing will happen within the coming weeks.

With the newest report, which additionally doesn’t state a timeline for Chat integration, reveals strings of code for Meet within the Gmail app for Android as effectively. As of now, it’s unclear if each the options, Meet and Chat, can be built-in on the identical time however that appears unlikely. The report provides that customers ought to be capable of disable each companies within the Gmail app.

 


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