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Android Officially Releasing RCS Messaging Today 11/14/19.


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 3 months ago '05        #51
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 OgieOgilthorpe6 said
thanks for the info.....not a fan of read receipts though....
Dude, me neither but you can turn it off so it's no big deal. RCS is really a big deal though because SMS can sometimes not reach it's intended person even though the message says "sent". Hell, there was a story a few days ago about people just now receiving messages that were sent from Valentine's Day. RCS fixes that kind of issue.
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 3 months ago '05        #52
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I was always looking for Android devices to have some sort of messaging app similar to iMessage and looks like this is it. I’ll sit tight and see how it works for the masses before I jump ship if I jump sh*t.

 3 months ago '09        #53
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 Fresh Beats said
Might come back to android now that they finally dropped this. They should enable it by default tho because it's useless if people don't activate it.
This won't work with apple or iMessage. If you left Android because they didn't have this why would you return now that they do?

 3 months ago '04        #54
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 jasperfect said
This won't work with apple or iMessage. If you left Android because they didn't have this why would you return now that they do?
Iím not talking about leaving Apple immediately. If they somehow get an agreement where it works between the two, it would make the decision easier. Improved texting between android devices is already better than what they had a year ago and half my friends/family probably use android anyway.

 3 months ago '09        #55
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First off hardly no one uses that app. Most people use the stock texting app on the phone. Second not only do you have to install the app, switch it to you default app but you also have to go into the settings and turn it on! Most people don't care enough to do those 3 steps
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 3 months ago '09        #56
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 Fresh Beats said
Iím not talking about leaving Apple immediately. If they somehow get an agreement where it works between the two, it would make the decision easier. Improved texting between android devices is already better than what they had a year ago and half my friends/family probably use android anyway.
Got you. that agreement we never happen. Apple has no incentive of sharing iMessage. Google would have to release their messages app to iPhone in which case you'd have to use 2 apps. Which you probably already have iMessage and whatsapp so this would make a 3rd

 3 months ago '09        #57
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 OgieOgilthorpe6 said
why should i care about any of this lol? seriously my android text app works just fine.
This is how 95% of Android users feel. Lol. I am dying for RCS but I know in reality people don't care

 3 months ago '04        #58
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 jasperfect said
Got you. that agreement we never happen. Apple has no incentive of sharing iMessage. Google would have to release their messages app to iPhone in which case you'd have to use 2 apps. Which you probably already have iMessage and whatsapp so this would make a 3rd
I get that. Itís more so wishful thinking but Apple knows iMessage is the main reason people stay loyal. Thereís no reason for them to open it up to google. Iím at the point where I donít think itís really worth it.

 3 months ago '08        #59
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 Fresh Beats said
Might come back to android now that they finally dropped this. They should enable it by default tho because it's useless if people don't activate it.
Hopefully enough people are aware that it will be a natural process to have it spread out fast and easily depending on its popularity, which will depend greatly on the quality of the app itself

Might switch back to Android

 3 months ago '16        #60
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 jasperfect said
This is how 95% of Android users feel. Lol. I am dying for RCS but I know in reality people don't care
well ive been told its a good thing, but i dont think itll have any effect on me. I use my phone the same way i used my flip phone with the exception of browsing the internet. none of this matters to me.

 3 months ago '05        #61
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 Mr AirRic said
got Samsung One UI 2 & this on the same day

by the way Samsung users, One UI 2 is niiice. animations are on point, and the devices bar at the top is waaay better
u got an s11? and this IS the beta right?..

as far as the news report.. the RCS I have is through google and is a beta..
can we call tht official? I had to do a whole bunch of sh*t to get it on my 10plu

 3 months ago '05        #62
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 flav said
Hopefully enough people are aware that it will be a natural process to have it spread out fast and easily depending on its popularity, which will depend greatly on the quality of the app itself

Might switch back to Android
its not that big man. if ur android you android.. plenty of other reasons to be on the team.. i just dont see this as that big of a game changer if your not already at the table

 3 months ago '04        #63
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 HARBINGER said
u got an s11? and this IS the beta right?..

as far as the news report.. the RCS I have is through google and is a beta..
can we call tht official? I had to do a whole bunch of sh*t to get it on my 10plu
s10+. OneUI 2 is beta, yes

RCS is not beta.. google is officially rolling it out. but how it will interact with the carrier's version of RCS next years remains to be seen

 3 months ago '05        #64
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 Mr AirRic said
s10+. OneUI 2 is beta, yes

RCS is not beta.. google is officially rolling it out. but how it will interact with the carrier's version of RCS next years remains to be seen
RCS was beta for me.. I just installed last night. Was clearly in a beta stage still

 3 months ago '04        #65
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 HARBINGER said
RCS was beta for me.. I just installed last night. Was clearly in a beta stage still
why do you say that?

 3 months ago '08        #66
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 HARBINGER said
its not that big man. if ur android you android.. plenty of other reasons to be on the team.. i just dont see this as that big of a game changer if your not already at the table
Eh i would disagree, itís an individual choice bro

Everything comes with requiring to compromise to some extent, and in my case, the point of contention is on advanced messaging systems

And this is coming from an android user for many, many years

 3 months ago '05        #67
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 Mr AirRic said
why do you say that?
because that that it was being offered as. Go to the playstore and look. scrool down to developer contact. Right under that list of data it will tell you your a beta tester

 3 months ago '04        #68
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 HARBINGER said
because that that it was being offered as. Go to the playstore and look. scrool down to developer contact. Right under that list of data it will tell you your a beta tester
RCS is being rolled out to everyone, not just beta testers. Just have to use google's messages app which has been around for forever

 3 months ago '19        #69
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we already have WhatsApp

 3 months ago '19        #70
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Google:

"Your texts don't have end to end encryption"
"But everyone else has it"
"Its complicated and continue to study to solve the issue"

LOL

Give the feds all your texts, go ahead

 3 months ago '04        #71
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 SUCIO said
we already have WhatsApp
nobody in the US uses it though unfortunately... unless you travel a lot or talk to people overseas, people in the US are content with SMS and imessage since its free

 3 months ago '19        #72
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 Mr AirRic said
nobody in the US uses it though unfortunately... unless you travel a lot or talk to people overseas, people in the US are content with SMS and imessage since its free
word.
it better come hard to beat WhatsApp. it has tons of users.
i jus can't see myself switching over but you never know.

 3 months ago '16        #73
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enabled this on my OnePlus 7 Pro about a month ago
ended up unlocking it for a couple of my other boys too when I texted them and the prompt came up on their phone

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i already have text over wifi and wifi calling

i also got read receipts.

 3 months ago '04        #75
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Now they just need to make messages the default text app on all android phones to get people using it. Stop letting the manufacturers use their sh*tty in house apps.
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