Tag Archives: Android Messages

<p>The plainly named Messages app is now Google’s champion in its attempt to refocus its messy messaging strategy. A big part of that strategy is RCS support, which has been slowly rolling out to more people (despite carrier involvement). RCS is considered by some to be the iMessage equivalent for Android, and the latest update</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-messages-rcs-reactions-and-sticker-suggestions-are-now-official/">Google Messages RCS reactions and sticker suggestions are now official</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google Messages RCS reactions and sticker suggestions are now official

The plainly named Messages app is now Google’s champion in its attempt to refocus its messy messaging strategy. A big part of that strategy is RCS support, which has been slowly rolling out to more people (despite carrier involvement). RCS is considered by some to be the iMessage equivalent for Android, and the latest update […]

<p>The plainly named Messages app is now Google’s champion in its attempt to refocus its messy messaging strategy. A big part of that strategy is RCS support, which has been slowly rolling out to more people (despite carrier involvement). RCS is considered by some to be the iMessage equivalent for Android, and the latest update</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-messages-rcs-reactions-and-sticker-suggestions-are-now-official/">Google Messages RCS reactions and sticker suggestions are now official</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google Messages RCS reactions and sticker suggestions are now official

The plainly named Messages app is now Google’s champion in its attempt to refocus its messy messaging strategy. A big part of that strategy is RCS support, which has been slowly rolling out to more people (despite carrier involvement). RCS is considered by some to be the iMessage equivalent for Android, and the latest update […]

<p>Last year, with Android 10 developer preview 2, Google added support for Bubbles API that enables floating chat heads similar to Facebook Messenger. The API was offered to developers so they can prepare their apps to support the Bubbles feature. Although Bubbles didn’t make it to the final build of Android 10, the feature was</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/googles-messages-beta-now-shows-bubble-notifications-on-android-11/">Google’s Messages beta now shows bubble notifications on Android 11</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Messages beta now shows bubble notifications on Android 11

Last year, with Android 10 developer preview 2, Google added support for Bubbles API that enables floating chat heads similar to Facebook Messenger. The API was offered to developers so they can prepare their apps to support the Bubbles feature. Although Bubbles didn’t make it to the final build of Android 10, the feature was […]

<p>Last year, with Android 10 developer preview 2, Google added support for Bubbles API that enables floating chat heads similar to Facebook Messenger. The API was offered to developers so they can prepare their apps to support the Bubbles feature. Although Bubbles didn’t make it to the final build of Android 10, the feature was</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/googles-messages-beta-now-shows-bubble-notifications-on-android-11/">Google’s Messages beta now shows bubble notifications on Android 11</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s Messages beta now shows bubble notifications on Android 11

Last year, with Android 10 developer preview 2, Google added support for Bubbles API that enables floating chat heads similar to Facebook Messenger. The API was offered to developers so they can prepare their apps to support the Bubbles feature. Although Bubbles didn’t make it to the final build of Android 10, the feature was […]

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Google is rolling out smart compose in Gboard for Messages, Telegram, and WhatsApp

At Google I/O 2018, the company demonstrated the Smart Compose feature that uses machine learning to autocomplete sentences. Smart Compose was launched as an exclusive feature for Gmail and only available via G Suite accounts and limited to Pixel 3 devices. In early 2019, Google expanded the feature to all Gmail users and later on […]

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Google’s Messages app will soon enable Bubble notifications in Android 11

Google introduced the new Bubbles notification API with Android 10 Beta 2 back in April last year. The API was initially offered as an opt-in feature for developers, allowing them to test it in their apps so that the apps were ready when the feature finally rolled out in a future Android release. As expected, […]

<p>Stickers have become a critical part of the messaging game. Communication apps need to have stickers if they’re going to be seriously considered. People see emoji, GIFs, and stickers as a more deft way to convey feelings. Google has embraced stickers in may ways, including the bizarre and oddly fun “Emoji Kitchen” feature in Gboard.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-messages-gboard-stickers-suggestions/">Google is testing sticker suggestions in Messages and Gboard</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google is testing sticker suggestions in Messages and Gboard

Stickers have become a critical part of the messaging game. Communication apps need to have stickers if they’re going to be seriously considered. People see emoji, GIFs, and stickers as a more deft way to convey feelings. Google has embraced stickers in may ways, including the bizarre and oddly fun “Emoji Kitchen” feature in Gboard. […]

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Google Messages prepares end-to-end encryption for RCS, Google Fi integration, manual cloud restores

Earlier today, our friends at AndroidPolice got their hands on Google Messages 6.2.031 and uploaded it to APKMirror. Our friend Quinny899 notified us that this APK is actually a dogfood build, meaning it was not supposed to be released to the public. Sometimes, these dogfood builds have a lot of interesting code for features that are […]

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[Update: Wider Rollout] Google Messages starts showing emoji chat reactions for RCS conversations

An APK teardown of Google Messages beta (v5.7) from earlier this year revealed that the company was working to add two new features to the app. At the time, we learned that these new features would allow users to share emoji reactions to messages on the platform and draw on images that they are preparing […]

<p>If you are a person who follows technology news, you’re likely familiar with Google’s messaging problem. The company has launched many messaging services and several of these attempts have ended up abandoned, merged into different services, or rebranded. Google has repeatedly stated that they’re aware of this issue and they’re trying to clean things up.</p>
<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/google-communication-messaging-apps-single-team/">Google’s messaging and communication apps are now led by a single team</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.xda-developers.com/">xda-developers</a>.</p>

Google’s messaging and communication apps are now led by a single team

If you are a person who follows technology news, you’re likely familiar with Google’s messaging problem. The company has launched many messaging services and several of these attempts have ended up abandoned, merged into different services, or rebranded. Google has repeatedly stated that they’re aware of this issue and they’re trying to clean things up. […]