After adding SMS functionality to Google Hangouts, the guys from Mountain View actually released a much better and stylish alternative to the stock Messaging app. The new Google Messenger or Messenger app is the best SMS app you can get for your Android device. It’s fast, smooth, and aesthetically attractive with the new material design. However, when the Messenger app was first released, it did come with a few bugs and glitches but nothing so serious.
The main problem was the laggy sliding animation of each conversation that made it really annoying. It was one of the most frustrating bug that haunted each conversation. Well, Google has finally released the new patched version of Messenger app fixing the lag bug and adding a few more features to the app as well. The new updated version of Messenger is much more fast and smooth than its previous version. The new version of Messenger is being pushed to to users now but as it normally goes, it can take a week before you can see the update for yourself.
So, if you really want to install the updated Messenger app on your Android phone right now without waiting any longer then follow the instructions below to install it directly on your Android device.
Download and Install Messenger APK
- Enable “Unknown Sources” in your Android’s Settings > Security
- Download Google Messenger APK
- Find the Messenger APK in your Android’s Downloads folder and tap it.
- Once the installation is finished, you’re good to use the all new Messenger app on your Android.
With the new update you can also change set personalized colors for each contact/conversation in the Messenger app. This makes it easier to organize your SMS inbox with different colors and make it look extremely beautiful. The new Material animations work smoothly and look amazing.
If you have any questions or comment regarding this method then feel free to leave a reply below in the comment section.