Google Messages set to get auto-OTP deletion and ‘SMS Categories’ features

 Google Messages set to get auto-OTP deletion and ‘SMS Categories’ features

Google is all set to release two new features for its Messages app. The company is adding a new way to view messages as users receive a lot of different types of messages, from friends and family and businesses sending promotions, receipts, order confirmations and more.

The search giant is adding an SMS Categories feature, which uses machine learning technology to automatically sort your messages into categories. These include personal, transactions, OTPs, and more. Google says the categories will “help you easily find the messages that matter most the moment you need it.”

“That means, bank transactions and bills will be filtered into the transactions tab, while conversations with saved numbers can be easily located in the personal tab. All of this happens safely on your device so your conversations stay in the app and you can access your categorized messages offline,” the company said in a blog post.

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