Tag: Google Messages

App Review, Applications

How to force Google Messages to use SMS texts when RCS fails

April 4, 2022

Via: The Verge

Just this morning, I was sitting in my car waiting for Alternate Side of the Street parking to end (a dance that many car-owning New Yorkers go through) and texted my partner to come take his turn. As normal, I […]

App Review, Applications

You may want to stop using Google Messages and Google Phone apps

March 22, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

If you use the Google Messages and Google Phone apps as your default apps for messages and phone calls, you will probably want to change them after reading this article. Not surprisingly at all, Google uses both of these apps […]

App Review, Applications

Google Messages: How to Delete ALL One-Time Passwords Automatically After 24 Hours

March 1, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Google Messages has a new feature that allows its users to delete all of the one-time passwords on their inbox automatically after 24 hours have passed. Google Messages As per a news story by Android Police, the search engine giant […]

Android Phone, Products

Samsung’s Galaxy S22 devices ship in US with Google Messages and RCS support

February 15, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Samsung’s new line of Galaxy S22 devices in the US now comes pre-installed with Google Messages, giving a major boost for the adoption of Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging in the country. Google Messages, with Google’s broad support of RCS […]

App Review, Applications

Update for Google Messages rolls out now turning iMessage reactions into emoji

November 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

It’s the modern, digital version of the Hatfields and McCoys. We are talking about the blue text bubble vs. the green text bubble. When an Apple iPhone user is sending iMessages to another iPhone user, the text is inside a […]

Android, Operating System

Android May Soon Translate iMessage Reactions Into Emoji for Green Bubbles

November 19, 2021

Via: Gizmodo

If you have an Android phone, you’re probably used to seeing a line from an iPhone-using friend or family member that they’ve “emphasized” your previous message. What does that even mean? In iMessage speak, that’s a double exclamation mark, or […]

App Review, App security, Applications

Google Messages adds a long-awaited security feature — can it compete with iMessage?

December 9, 2020

Via: Laptop Mag

Last month, we reported that Google had begun beta testing an updated version of their messaging app with end-to-end encryption, which has been a long-awaited feature. Google has now begun releasing a beta version that will encrypt message only during […]