After pushing RCS technology out worldwide, Google is finally delivering on its promise to add end-to-end encryption to its Google Messages app. Here's how to enable the feature to make sure your chats are protected moving forward.
RCS messaging is enhanced messaging in the Google messages app that lets you send messages over Wi-Fi and data, see when people are responding, and send high-quality photos. But if you forget to turn it off when you switch phones, unpredictable things can happen. Here's how to turn that off when swtiching phones.
It's annoying when you are working away at your computer and you have to stop and send a text on your phone. Aside from typing on a smaller keyboard, it's almost inevitable that you will get distracted by other apps on your phone. One solution is to use Google Messages on the web, so you can use a real keyboard and have less of a chance that your phone can pull you away from the work...
Android 12 may be looming over the horizon, but Android 11 still has some cool features to occupy your time. Take Android notifications, for instance. You can set reminders and create events directly from an Android notification by following these steps.
The majority of our readers say that Verizon's latest decision to make Google Messages its default chat app on Android phones was met pretty positively by our readers. More than half said they'd use the app more as a result of this move.
Now that Verizon is adopting Google Messages and RCS, we finally have the big three (including T-Mobile and AT&T)... will this encourage you to use the Google Messages app more than you do already? Why or why not?