Google introduced Google Spaces, a small group sharing chatting app & web desktop and the mobile version for the Google users. Everyone who has Google account can use Google Spaces app & web version for Sharing their links, photos, videos, thoughts, and Stickers. The Google Spaces available for Android, iOS, and Desktop web version. So today I’ll tell you how you can download, Install & use Google Spaces a small group sharing App on a smartphone.
How to Download & install the app from the official store?
Go to the given link below to download and after download, it will automatically install:
- Download & install Google Spaces app from Google Play Store: >>Click here to go<<
- Download & install from Itunes Apple store >>Click here to go<<
After download & install Google Space small sharing app you will need to create or join a group for chatting & sharing links, videos, photos, and messages. So first create a group or join your friend’s group. If you want to join your friend’s group simply ask them to send a Google Spaces group link to you. Or if you are looking for how to create a new group and add friends in the Spaces then read how to create a google spaces group:
Create a group in Google Spaces app:
Open Spaces app into your smartphone, you will be automatically logged-in with your Gmail ID account (if you have already created) or if you have multiple g-mail accounts on your device then it will ask you to select your preferred account.
After login, you will see the main screen of Google Spaces. here you will also see + Create a space option. To make a Google Space Group tap on Create a space option.
You have successfully created a group with Untitled space name. Now Change default Untitled name:
Rename Group Name:
Open your Spaces Group into your smartphone & tap on the top right 3 dot menu. A menu will appear on the screen, tap on Edit space name option.
Now clear & replace Untitled Space name with the new name as you like, after changing the name tap on save option on the top right.
After Creating add your friends in the Spaces group because the group is useless if you don’t have any member/user in it. So Invite your friends to join your recently created group:
Invite friends into your Spaces Group:
Open your group & tap on INVITE VIA… option.
Now an Invite others screen will appear. Here tap on the app with which you want to share your Space group link. eg. Bluetooth, Email, Gmail, Spaces (Other Spaces group), WhatsApp, Facebook and Facebook Messenger, Hike, WeChat etc.
Now share your Group link as normally you send or share a message on facebook, Hike, WhatsApp and other instant messaging apps. And when your friend tap on the link they go to online Web version of Spaces where they can join your space group, or if they have installed Space app then they will be automatically redirected to mobile version of spaces app where they will get a Join to participate and view all posts notification at the bottom of the space app. So they can join the group by tapping on JOIN button.
Remove or block a group user:
If unwanted peoples are joined in your group or you may want to remove a user from it:
- Open your group and tap on the top right 3 dot menu.
- Choose People in this space option from the menu.
- In People in this space, you will see your group user. If you want to remove any user from it then simply tap on the 3 dot that available on the right of every user. A menu will appear to choose to Remove user to remove the user from the group or you can completely block the user with Block and remove user.
- If you are thinking your group is full and you don’t want that more user join your group. Then in the People in this space delete your space invite link. After the invite link deletion, other people can’t access the group. except who have already joined only will access the group.
And When you may want to add more people again in the group then again create a Space invite link in the People in this space and share the link with your friend.
Share Links, Videos, Photos, and Messages:
Open your group with which you want to share you Links, videos, Photos and messages, and tap on Space icon at the bottom middle.
On next you will see Link sharing screen if you want to share your link then enter the link address in Search or enter a link box. You can also search a post with the search box. If you want to share Videos, Photos (Images) or any text message then at the bottom of the screen you can see the related option. Simply tap on the icon to share your video, Photo, and message.
For Example, you want to share a photo then tap on the Photo icon. On next you will see your smartphone gallery. Simply tap and hold your image for a few moment and your image will be selected after that you can choose multiple images at a time. After selection tap on Send button:
On next screen, you can attach a text message with the image. Add a message if you want to share any thought with the image otherwise leave it and tap on Send button again. Now you have successfully shared your photo (image) on spaces app.
Reply to a post:
To reply to a post simply tap on Say something link in the group post timeline.
Now share your thoughts in the Say something… box. you can also share Stickers by tapping on Stickers icon.
I hope this post is helpful for new users of Google Spaces app.