Google Messenger becomes Android Messages and is adopted by more than 20 manufacturers [Exclusive Guide]
Google Messenger officially becomes Android Messages, and will be adopted by default by more than 20 manufacturers in the future. This is the good news that we announced the developer today, who now pushes the standard RCS for our SMS turn finally to the era of photography, video and media sharing.
the SMS are far from being our preferred method of communication now. The older Protocol can no longer bear what have become habits of smartphone users, which combine photo, video and audio to their messages now.
That is why Google was pushing the use of the RCS , a free standard developed by and for operators so that the market is not dominated by private actors. Today, does a real step forward in this direction thanks to Google Messenger.
Google Messenger becomes Android Messages to push the RCS
the very basic Google text message application changes in effect now name and becomes Android Messages. The goal? Making the process more universal, since it supports the RCS. To always push the adoption of this standard, the developer joined forces with the developers.
Indeed, they are more than 20 players who have agreed to use it now as an application default discussion: LG, Motorola, Sony, HTC, ZTE, Micromax, Nokia, Archos, BQ, Cherry Mobile, Condor, Fly, General Mobile, Lanix, LeEco, Lava, Kyocera, MyPhone, QMobile, Symphony and Wiko, plus of course the Pixel Google and Android on phones.
The application itself does however not change, and its various features remain the same . Its new name simply to identify it as a global client by default for the Android platform now.
Reminder, the RCS allows to support media photo, video, etc as a bonus simple messages. You’ll understand: the goal is to take over the market of chat, currently worn by WhatsApp and its many alternatives . The change is already in effect on the Store.