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    Messaging between Galaxy phones, iPhones to improve massively with RCS via iOS 18

    Messaging between Galaxy phones, iPhones to improve massively with RCS via iOS 18

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 3 days ago
    Android 15 brings these new features to the ecosystem

    Android 15 brings these new features to the ecosystem

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 4 weeks ago
    Google Messages now shows the RCS provider in a different place

    Google Messages now shows the RCS provider in a different place

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 months ago
    Ahead of broader RCS adoption this year, Google Messages to improve security measures

    Ahead of broader RCS adoption this year, Google Messages to improve security measures

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 months ago
    Google reveals RCS is coming to iPhones in fall this year

    Google reveals RCS is coming to iPhones in fall this year

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 3 months ago
    RCS messages not working properly for some Galaxy phone users

    RCS messages not working properly for some Galaxy phone users

    Rich Communications Services, or RCS, brings enhanced functionality to standard text messaging, such as encryption and read receipts. Google and Samsung have worked together for expanding the reach of RCS, but it now appears that some users with Galaxy phones are having issues with RCS. It's unclear if this is a device specific issue for […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 3 months ago
    Google Messages RCS will not work on rooted Galaxy phones

    Google Messages RCS will not work on rooted Galaxy phones

    For quite some time now, many people have been reporting on Reddit that Rich Communications Services (RCS) has stopped working in Google Messages on their Android smartphones that either have an unlocked bootloader or are rooted. Now, Google has confirmed to Android Authority that it is indeed the case as it has blocked RCS in […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 3 months ago
    China may have forced Apple’s hand on RCS support for iPhones

    China may have forced Apple’s hand on RCS support for iPhones

    Samsung and Google have long called upon Apple to support the RCS standard for text messages on the iPhone, but Apple being Apple was playing hard to get for the longest time. The company unexpectedly announced in November last year that it will add RCS support to iPhones starting in 2024. Many felt that this […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 4 months ago
    Google Messages now supports RCS on both SIM cards

    Google Messages now supports RCS on both SIM cards

    At the moment, the stable version of the Google Messages app for Android doesn’t support RCS messaging on more than one SIM card at a time. Fortunately, that’s going to change soon. In a new post on X (previously known as Twitter), @AssembleDebug has shared images of the settings menu of the Google Messages app […]

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 5 months ago
    Google Messages might let you edit sent messages

    Google Messages might let you edit sent messages

    Good times are ahead for Google Messages, Android's default messaging app, which also supports RCS (Rich Communication Services). RCS is a newer messaging standard and a successor to SMS and MMS. It supports various modern messaging features. A few weeks ago, Google announced that it hit a billion installs for Google Messages. Then, Apple announced […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    You could use FaceTime video calls on your Galaxy phone in the future

    You could use FaceTime video calls on your Galaxy phone in the future

    Earlier this week, we reported about Beeper Mini, an app that brings iMessage to all Android smartphones. After a seemingly successful launch, unlike Nothing Chats, the developers of the Beeper Mini app have revealed some ambitious plans, including bringing FaceTime, RCS, and SMS to its app. So, you may soon be able to use FaceTime […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 6 months ago
    Google Messages introduces Photomoji for instant photo reactions

    Google Messages introduces Photomoji for instant photo reactions

    Google recently announced the celebration of 1 billion RCS users by pushing multiple new features for one of the best Android messaging apps, Google Messages. Well, the list of new features doesn't end there, as Google Messages is getting the ability to transform your photos into reactions via the Photomoji feature. Google Messages is getting […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 6 months ago
    Google Messages gets redesigned text field with shortcuts bar

    Google Messages gets redesigned text field with shortcuts bar

    Recently, Google celebrated 1 billion RCS users by adding new features to the Google Messages app. Now, it seems like the treat isn't over, as the company is rolling out a new update that brings a redesigned text field with a dedicated shortcut bar. So, now with the redesign, the text field will take up […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 6 months ago
    Google Messages brings Ultra HDR support to RCS

    Google Messages brings Ultra HDR support to RCS

    Google and Samsung have been pushing the RCS standard a lot over the past few years, and it seems to have worked. Even Apple has announced that it will bring support for RCS Universal Profile to iPhones next year. Ahead of that release, Google is adding even more features to Google Messages RCS. Google has […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 7 months ago
    Apple will bring RCS support to iPhones in 2024 to play nice with Android phones

    Apple will bring RCS support to iPhones in 2024 to play nice with Android phones

    Over the past few years, Google and Samsung have been forcing Apple to adopt RCS (Rich Communication Services) for iPhones, and the Cupertino-based firm has been opposed to the idea. However, amidst the ongoing antitrust issues in the EU and the US, Apple has announced that it will support RCS on iPhones starting next year. […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 7 months ago
    Evidence of Google Messages Profiles feature spotted in the latest beta

    Evidence of Google Messages Profiles feature spotted in the latest beta

    Google has been working on the profiles feature for its Messages app for months, but it wasn't clear up until now what it's for. However, thanks to the latest APK Insight post, we now have a better idea of what this feature can do. According to 9To5Google, some strings of codes were spotted in the […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 7 months ago
    Samsung joins Google to pressurize Apple into RCS adoption

    Samsung joins Google to pressurize Apple into RCS adoption

    It looks like Samsung is joining Google in pressurizing Apple to support RCS. The company has released a short video that shows how people might feel when they're left out of group chats when their phone doesn't support Apple's iMessage. The video shows not to distinguish between blue bubbles and green bubbles. Samsung suggests Apple […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 8 months ago
    Google Messages to get new read receipt icons in more places

    Google Messages to get new read receipt icons in more places

    Back in March, Google Messages RCS Chat introduced new read receipt icons that replaced the simple text-based ‘Sending,' ‘Sent,' ‘Delivered,' and ‘Read' notifiers for messages. After those went official, Google Messages is testing these icons in the conversations list view. Google Messages now shows new read checkmarks in your inbox. This negates the need to open a […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
    Sending photos using Google Messages is getting faster with a new option

    Sending photos using Google Messages is getting faster with a new option

    The Google Messages app on your Galaxy phone is getting a new and better feature. Some Google Messages users are reportedly seeing a new ‘Send Photos Faster' option within the app that will do exactly what it says. As per the description of the Google Messages ‘Send Photos Faster' option, it says, “Resolution is reduced […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
    As Vodafone shuts down RCS in the UK, Samsung Messages to get RCS support soon

    As Vodafone shuts down RCS in the UK, Samsung Messages to get RCS support soon

    Vodafone has announced that it is pulling the plug on its own RCS messaging support in the UK. An alert is already going out to the customers that the RCS messaging support will shut down between March 15 and March 31, 2023. According to some users, a message delivered by Vodafone tells the customers that the […]

    • By Sagar Naresh
    • 1 year ago
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