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scanning Say farewell to cumbersome QR code scanning for Messages on the web and welcome Emoji scanning.


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“Edgar Cervantes, a writer for Android Authority”

  • The authentication system for Google Messages on the web is expected to be enhanced.

  • Instead of using a QR code, you will verify your identity by logging into the corresponding Google account.

  • Finally, it appears that you will confirm the connection using an Emoji selector.


Ever since Google introduced Messages for Web, users have been able to verify the link between their phone and computer (or tablet) by scanning a QR code. This confirmed the ownership of the device and granted access to secondary devices to manage and respond to text messages. The only difference is for Google Fi users, who can simply use their Fi account to log into the web portal.

Fortunately, it appears that the process of authentication will become simpler, more user-friendly, and potentially even enjoyable for all individuals. Based on a recent analysis of an APK by 9to5Google, Google is possibly developing an account-based method for authenticating Messages. This suggests that anyone, regardless of being a Fi subscriber or not, can link their account to the web by signing into the same Google account used on their mobile devices. Simple!