Published On: Fri, Feb 24th, 2017

Google Renames Messenger As ‘Android Messages’ To Make It Universal Texting App

If we are a unchanging Google’s Messenger app user, afterwards we competence have beheld that a app’s name has now been altered to “Android Messages.” The change of name does not change anything else about a app, though it is only a commencement of changes that will make their approach soon.

In a blog post, conduct of Rich Communication Services (RCS) during Google Amir Sarhangi states that Android Messages is Google’s initial step towards formulating a uniform messaging app opposite Android platform. Phones like Pixel and Nexus come installed with Google Messenger/Android Messages, though rest of a manufacturers confederate tradition messaging app on Android phones, that is because there is a miss of unity via a Android OS.

The Rich Communication Services (RCS) customer facilities elements such as review receipts, media sharing, and more, and it is done to move WhatsApp and iMessage like functionalities to a unchanging SMS app.

The hunt engine hulk is now perplexing to make Android Messages as a default app on Android phones. Manufacturers such as LG, Motorola, Sony, and HTC have concluded to use RCS customer and will now be shipping their phones with Android Messages as a default messaging app. Even a smaller manufacturers like ZTE, Micromax, HMD Global (Nokia), Archos, BQ, Cherry Mobile, Condor, Fly, General Mobile, Lanix, LeEco, Lava, Kyocera, MyPhone, QMobile, Symphony, and Wiko, have also concluded to confederate Android Messages app in their handsets.

Unlike a other tip manufacturers, Samsung has still not resolved to support Google for a uniform messaging service. The association ships phones with a TouchWiz UI on Android and it has a messaging app. As we know, Samsung is a biggest OEM of all, and but a support, Google can’t indeed grasp a ground that it has set for Android Messages app.

Other than a manufacturers, several carriers such as Sprint, Rogers, Telenor, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Globe, and Vodafone have also concluded to use RCS client. Even in a carriers list, a tip carriers such as Verizon, ATT, and T-Mobile have not supposed Google’s offer.

Google is flattering critical to pull Android Messages on opposite a platform. The association has launched an Early Access Program for providing an extended business communication for companies. Several companies such as Virgin Trains, Walgreens, Baskin-Robbins, GameStop, Subway, and others have already sealed adult for a program.

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