Published On: Sun, Dec 15th, 2019

RCS messaging has rolled out to Android users in a US

Here’s a good small warn for Android users this weekend. It seems that Google’s pans to hurl out Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is somewhat forward of schedule. The association announced in Nov that it would be creation a underline accessible for all Android users in a nation by year-end.

A twitter from Android Messages product manager Sanaz Ahari confirms that a SMS-successor has been finished accessible to users in a States as of this week. The new custom brings with it some pivotal advances over messaging stalwart, SMS.

The refurbish brings a lot of facilities that many have been compared to iMessage, Apple’s customary custom that’s finished a good gripping many users onboard with iOS, for fear of apropos a immature bubble. Key facilities embody review receipts, a ability to see another user typing in real-time, incomparable record transfers and softened organisation messaging (though, as noted, some facilities like finish to finish encryption are still lacking).

Notably behind in October, a U.S.’s 4 primary carriers shaped a singular corner bid to accelerate a adoption of RCS. Both a Messages app and conduit services have to be updated to get access. Users in a U.K. and France also have entrance to a underline as of this summer, with some-more countries entrance soon.

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