Google Messages to deliver RCS integration for Samsung’s continuity characteristic


Even though Samsung’s Messages app options RCS (Wealthy Communique Services and products) integration, Google introduced its personal Messages app to Samsung smartphones. The app even options RCS and a One UI-like design, and it (*3*)debuted with the (*12*)Galaxy S21 previous this yr. Now, it’s been printed that Google may deliver RCS integration for Samsung’s Continuity characteristic.

In step with a brand new file from XDA-Builders, the Google Messages app may permit RCS to paintings with Samsung’s Continuity characteristic. It signifies that the messaging app may permit customers to obtain (and answer) RCS messages on Galaxy smartwatches and capsules. This upcoming characteristic used to be came upon thru a string of textual content contained within the Android Messages app’s code.

The app’s code comprises the textual content “Permission to ship SMS/MMS/RCS messages the use of Android Messages API” and “With this permission, the app shall be allowed to ship SMS/MMS/RCS the use of Android Messages. It’ll have an get right of entry to to ship messages with any further approvals.” It used to be previous predicted that Google may open the Android Messages API to third-party messaging apps, however it used to be then clarified that the API is these days restricted to the Google Messages app for Galaxy units.

Google might deliver this capability to (*4*)Samsung’s upcoming Put on OS-based smartwatches—(*10*)Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Vintage—and Galaxy smartphones and capsules operating a long run model of One UI. RCS is observed as a (*2*)non secular successor to SMS, and it helps crew messaging, typing signs, high-resolution photographs and movies, stickers and emojis, learn receipts, and end-to-end encryption.

Have you ever began the use of RCS in your Samsung smartphone but?