This news must be exciting for you if you are a keen user of the Android Messages app on your smartphone. The popular messaging app has now got a new update with some exciting features, but the Google is silent about it. However, a look at the source code of the latest update tells that the Android Messages app has got some notable additions.
Android Messages update
Among all the latest new features that have been added, the one that grabs everyone’s eyeballs is the integration with the Google Duo app. Say if the contacts on your smartphone have the Duo video calling app installed on their smartphones, the title bar of those contacts will now have a video camera icon in the Android Messages app on your smartphone.
Hereafter, the app will also show you the number of new messages that a conversation has received when you open the conversation. This must be useful for you especially in cases where the conversation histories are very long.
The latest Android Messages update will also add the support for the RCS standard, but only for the Dual-SIM smartphones though. This will let the users to send messages over Wi-Fi and view the location sharing, group chats and also see if the friends are typing at the present and much more.
The update has also reduced the overall size of the Android Messages app. According to the Android Police, the size of the app is currently only 5.7 MB.
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