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Samsung’s ChatON messenger app gets SMS and MMS support

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Last updated: December 23rd, 2013 at 11:37 UTC+01:00

Google recently added the option to view SMS on a device via the Hangouts app (which was earlier called Talk), a feature that had been requested by Android users for quite some time. Well, Samsung decided it needed to do the same for its own chat app – the Korean firm’s ChatON messaging app has received an update that adds both SMS and MMS support for Samsung devices on Android 4.0 and above.

Text messages exchanged with a user will be shown along with those sent over the internet in a combined chat list, though I was personally unable to see how this works since neither me or my friends ever use ChatON. The update is available on the Play Store and on Samsung Apps, though for now Samsung mentions that it works best on the Galaxy S III, S4, Note II, and Note 3.

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