Android Messages shall be up to date with RCS badist for dual-SIM smartphones and a few extra options, as urged by a latest teardown of the app carried out by Android Police. Google has been pushing for a world adoption of Rich Communication Services for a number of years now, having repeatedly debuted initiatives and partnerships meant to facilitate the enlargement of the know-how that’s envisioned as a extra succesful various to SMS. The Android platform as an entire already helps RCS and Google’s messaging app that acquired a rebranding earlier this yr can also be suitable with the usual, although the Alphabet-owned firm is now seemingly engaged on additional strengthening this explicit facet of the cellular service.
As urged by some code found within the 2.7 construct of Android Messages, Google is growing a characteristic that might differentiate between SIM playing cards within the context of RCS communications, permitting customers to solely ship such enhanced messages through one of many two playing cards utilized by their smartphones in the event that they so select to. The code strings don’t go into many extra particulars on the matter and it stays to be seen how the performance will in the end work in apply, offered that it’s ever totally carried out into the Android app. The identical portion of the code additionally references the power to see when your recipients are typing an RCS message and utilizing the usual over a Wi-Fi community, with each of these options already being extensively supported by different iterations of the know-how.
The 2.7 model of Android Messages additionally hints at a brand new message counter that can apparently be simpler at visually differentiating between communication despatched at completely different instances, consequently offering you with a clearer message historical past, particularly in instances while you or your recipient ship a number of messages in fast succession, then comply with up on them at a later time. Finally, the code discovered within the newest construct of Android Messages comprises a Google Wallet icon which is known to be badociated to the upcoming potential to ship, obtain, and request cash through the app. References to the cellular service’s native badist for the cash switch answer had been first uncovered in Android Messages 2.5 however there’s nonetheless no indication of when the tech big is planning to formally launch the characteristic. The revised construct of Android Messages that additionally debuts Google Duo calling badist could be downloaded by referring to the Play Store banner beneath.