Android Messages Stories September 12

RCS is the next big attempt spearheaded by Google to improve messaging on Android, and today Samsung has announced that it is working with Google to ensure that its messaging app works properly with RCS and Android Messages.

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Android Messages Stories August 29

Android Messages for web updated w/ various Google Material Theme tweaks

Google’s default RCS and SMS client has seen a number of big developments in recent months, like becoming the company’s primary consumer messaging solution. Android Messages for web is now picking up some design tweaks to match the Google Material Theme redesign on mobile.

Android Messages Stories August 26

Unceremoniously pulled a day after being introduced, the Google Material Theme for Android Messages is now returning. A new version of the app is beginning to roll out today with features like dark mode available once more.

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Android Messages Stories August 23

Earlier this year, Google announced a refined messaging strategy that centered around “Chat,” the company’s RCS initiative. At the core of that was the Android Messages app, and with a coming update, it seems Google Assistant will be integrating with that app…

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Android Messages Stories August 18

PSA: Google is rolling back latest Android Messages update w/ Dark Mode

A few months after we first showed it to you, Google rolled out the new Material design for Android Messages just yesterday. Shortly after, though, Google has mysteriously rolled back that update.

Android Messages Stories August 16

After we first enabled it in June, Android Messages 3.5 is rolling out this morning with the Google Material Theme in tow. Meanwhile, a teardown of the latest version reveals work on customized stickers — a given for any Google product that is vaguely social — and revamped search that is still under development.

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