Tag Archives: Android Messages

<p>Google Messages with RCS and Chat is Google’s latest attempt at getting a slice of the messaging market. After multiple failed attempts with Google Talk, Hangouts, and Allo, Google shifted gears in April 2018 to kill off Allo in favor of a standardized form of messaging. The company incorporated RCS with the Universal Profile (Chat)</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/googles-messages-app-prepares-message-reactions-drawing-on-images/">Google’s Messages app prepares to add message reactions, drawing on images</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Messages app prepares to add message reactions, drawing on images

Google Messages with RCS and Chat is Google’s latest attempt at getting a slice of the messaging market. After multiple failed attempts with Google Talk, Hangouts, and Allo, Google shifted gears in April 2018 to kill off Allo in favor of a standardized form of messaging. The company incorporated RCS with the Universal Profile (Chat) […]

<p>Google Messages with RCS and Chat is Google’s latest attempt at getting a slice of the messaging market. After multiple failed attempts with Google Talk, Hangouts, and Allo, Google shifted gears in April 2018 to kill off Allo in favor of a standardized form of messaging. The company incorporated RCS with the Universal Profile (Chat)</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/googles-messages-app-prepares-message-reactions-drawing-on-images/">Google’s Messages app prepares to add message reactions, drawing on images</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Messages app prepares to add message reactions, drawing on images

Google Messages with RCS and Chat is Google’s latest attempt at getting a slice of the messaging market. After multiple failed attempts with Google Talk, Hangouts, and Allo, Google shifted gears in April 2018 to kill off Allo in favor of a standardized form of messaging. The company incorporated RCS with the Universal Profile (Chat) […]

<p>The Messages app has become Google’s main messaging solution, for better or worse. Recently, the company has taken steps to push RCS support with Messages across devices and carriers. Today, Google has announced two new features for Messages: Verified SMS and spam detection. “Verified SMS” is essentially exactly what you would expect. When you send</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-messages-verified-sms-spam-detection/">Google brings Verified SMS and Spam Protection to Messages</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google brings Verified SMS and Spam Protection to Messages

The Messages app has become Google’s main messaging solution, for better or worse. Recently, the company has taken steps to push RCS support with Messages across devices and carriers. Today, Google has announced two new features for Messages: Verified SMS and spam detection. “Verified SMS” is essentially exactly what you would expect. When you send […]

<p>Google keeps testing new features for all of its Android apps. Before a new feature is rolled out to the app, its often tested internally by the company’s employees. While these internal tests are always inaccessible to the average user, at times we manage to enable them before public release. For instance, we recently discovered</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/googles-messages-adds-verified-sms-feature-verify-texts-businesses/">Google’s Messages app adds a Verified SMS feature that verifies texts from businesses</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Messages app adds a Verified SMS feature that verifies texts from businesses

Google keeps testing new features for all of its Android apps. Before a new feature is rolled out to the app, its often tested internally by the company’s employees. While these internal tests are always inaccessible to the average user, at times we manage to enable them before public release. For instance, we recently discovered […]

<p>Earlier this year, Google surprised people by bypassing carriers and enabling RCS for users in the UK and France. Since SMS is less used in those two countries due to the prevalence of messaging apps like WhatsApp, the RCS rollout wasn’t that big of a deal. At that time, however, Google said they would love</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-rolling-out-rcs-chat-messages-all-us-users/">Google is rolling out RCS/Chat in Messages for all US users regardless of carrier</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google is rolling out RCS/Chat in Messages for all US users regardless of carrier

Earlier this year, Google surprised people by bypassing carriers and enabling RCS for users in the UK and France. Since SMS is less used in those two countries due to the prevalence of messaging apps like WhatsApp, the RCS rollout wasn’t that big of a deal. At that time, however, Google said they would love […]

<p>As we all know, the messaging situation on Android is a bit of a mess…at least in the United States. While most of us in the U.S. still use SMS, the rest of the world has shifted to better messaging services like WhatsApp or Telegram. It’s not easy to convince your friends and family to</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/enable-rcs-google-messages-any-carrier/">Skip the wait: Enable RCS right now in Google Messages for any carrier</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Skip the wait: Enable RCS right now in Google Messages for any carrier

As we all know, the messaging situation on Android is a bit of a mess…at least in the United States. While most of us in the U.S. still use SMS, the rest of the world has shifted to better messaging services like WhatsApp or Telegram. It’s not easy to convince your friends and family to […]

Google Messages 5.2 reminders

Google Messages 5.2 adds chat reminders and prepares to support bubble notifications and suggested stickers

Google tests a number of features on its apps before they’re released to the stable or beta channel. If these features are implemented but made inaccessible, we are sometimes able to enable them before public release. And more often than not, these features gradually make their way to the stable channel. We’ve previously discovered features […]

<p>Google is always A/B testing new features in its apps. Before releasing any feature to the stable or beta channel (if one exists), Googlers “dogfood” the feature internally. If the feature is implemented but made inaccessible in a release build, sometimes we’re able to enable the feature ahead of public release. Today, we managed to</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-tests-verified-sms-reminders-messages/">Google tests Verified SMS and SMS Reminders in Messages</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google tests Verified SMS and SMS Reminders in Messages

Google is always A/B testing new features in its apps. Before releasing any feature to the stable or beta channel (if one exists), Googlers “dogfood” the feature internally. If the feature is implemented but made inaccessible in a release build, sometimes we’re able to enable the feature ahead of public release. Today, we managed to […]

Assistant in Messages

Messages 4.4 brings Google Assistant suggestions in chat for some

Google I/O 2019 brought many announcements with regard to Assistant. As the gateway to many of Google’s services, it’s important that Assistant offers as many functionalities as possible. Particularly in relation to Android, we’ve seen Google Assistant become more and more prevalent in recent months. Google continued this push at I/O, where we learned that […]