Friday, October 23

Bubbles

android 11, Apps & Games, Bubbles, Google Messages, News

Google Messages beta getting support for Android 11’s ‘Bubbles’

One of the more standout features set to arrive in Android 11 is now going live for Google’s Messages app. As spotted by some users over on Reddit, Android 11’s ‘Bubbles’ feature can now be enabled for Messages. Bubbles, for those unfamiliar with the feature, seems to be an operating system-level version of Facebook Messenger’s ‘Chat Heads’ functionality. It will allow users to access conversations on their Android phone through floating bubbles easily — hence the name — that they can move around the screen. Although Bubbles were partially enabled during the Android 11 Developer Preview, the feature had some bugs that still needed working out. Oddly, Bubbles weren’t available for Google Messages when the first Android 11 beta arrived despite being available during the developer prev...