AT&T has agreed to make default texting application for all Android customers in the US, Google said Wednesday. The move follows T-Mobile adding Google Messages as its default Android messaging platform back in March. Verizon hasn’t yet followed suit.its
Google Messages comes with features similar to those in, using Rich Communication Services, or RCS, technology to -based texts that’ve been around for decades now.
Some of its features include sending and receiving full-resolution pictures and higher-quality videos; seeing when someone is typing to reply to a message; sending and receiving messages over Wi-Fi and data; and easier group chats. Google said it’s also adding end-to-end encryption for one-on-one Messages conversations between people.
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