Google will shut down Allo in 2019 to focus on Messages
Months after “pausing” the event of Allo, Google has now confirmed in a weblog submit that it will be shut down subsequent yr.
Google states that Allo will proceed to work via March 2019 and customers are inspired to export all of their current dialog historical past from the app. Some of Allo’s most-loved options corresponding to Smart Reply, GIFs and desktop help have been introduced into Messages. Given Messages’ continued momentum, Google determined to cease supporting Allo to focus on Messages.
While Google didn’t tackle the rumor of Hangouts for customers shutting down in 2020, it talked about that Hangouts Chat and Meet are primarily targeted on group collaboration for G Suite prospects. The firm will made Hangouts Chat and Meet obtainable for current Hangouts customers in some unspecified time in the future. Google continues to be absolutely dedicated to supporting Hangouts customers in the meantime.