Verizon is the latest major carrier to finally team up with Google to bring support for the new standard way of messaging with Google Messages.
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.
T-Mobile's initiative supports a good cause, but limited carrier adoption of the new messaging standard prevents it from being truly cross-carrier.
RCS on Windows 10 can now be enabled via Microsoft's updated Your Phone app, but only when paired with Samsung Messages app running on the Galaxy S20.
RCS is being promised as the upgrade to text messaging that we've been waiting for, but... why can't we just use the internet for this?
RCS stands for Rich Communication Services, and it basically takes your messaging experience to the next level. Enable your chat features!
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We thought we could get RCS thanks to the biggest carriers in the US in 2020, but it seems we will have to settle for a new messaging app
If you're taking your Google Fi phone to any of these 33 countries, you'll be able to get on LTE for the same rates as you do at home!
Shortly after rumors piled on about recent internal shakeups with Google's messaging clients, Google came to confirm the news: Allo is dead.
The update allows Samsung Messages to support T-Mobile's new RCS protocol, but it also apparently sent an entire photo gallery unprompted.
Who cares if your computer is a Mac or Windows or even Linux? If you have a web browser, you can access your Android phone's messages now.
If you're searching up details about the rock band from Manchester or a Portuguese travel agency, you may end up finding out more about your recent texts instead.
Technically, Allo is not dead... just yet. But you may want to switch to Android Messages already, and get ready to forget all about archaic SMS technology.
The app will allow Huawei phones in the near future to access RCS. Huawei is also helping Google out by providing servers to carriers for their clouds.
25 years later, texting has evolved way beyond its original status as a cellular pager. And it all started with a Christmas party at Vodafone offices.