Google Messages and Duo will stop working on ‘uncertified’ Android devices
Google Duo will stop working on uncertified Android devices after March 31, but will give a grace period of two weeks to download your files.
Google’s Messages app gets reactions, sticker suggestions and media editor for RCS chat
The new features also include a mic icon to record and send audio messages, but all of them are only available for devices on which RCS chat is enabled.
Google Messages might soon bring end-to-end encryption for RCS
Users will have the option to revert back to the SMS or MMS standard in case there is poor network, but they won’t be end-to-end encrypted.