Google announced again in December of the final 12 months that it is going to be shutting down its messaging app Allo. And the time has lastly come: Google Allo is formally useless at present.
Google is now displaying a message on the official Allo web site saying the official shutdown on the messaging app. Allo apps are nonetheless accessible from the Google Play Retailer and the Apple App Retailer, and the net app remains to be accessible. However if you attempt to log in as a brand new consumer, the OTP required to log in to the app takes ages to obtain. Present customers will most likely get kicked out someday as we speak.
Allo first launched back in 2016 together with Google Duo, the video chat counterpart of Google’s 2016 chat apps. Though Duo took off, Allo did not catch any traction, and it simply is smart to close the app down at this level. Google has, clearly, launched one other messaging app — Android Messages — and that’s the corporate’s most important focus for now.