Rich Communication Service (RCS), our Advanced Messaging experience, offers features like read and delivery receipts, “is typing” notifications, large file transfers, and group chats. Advanced Messaging with RCS is available for a growing list of popular smartphones
. Look for more phones to be added in the future.
Advanced Messaging varies by smartphone and software version.
|Feature||Text messaging||Advanced Messaging RCS|
|Delivery receipts|| ||Yes|
|Read receipts|| ||Yes|
|Typing notifications|| ||Yes|
|File sharing up to 1MB||Yes|| |
|File sharing up to 100MB|| ||Yes|
|Group message up to 20 contacts||Yes|| |
|Group chat up to 100 contacts|| ||Yes|
|Open group chat (others can leaveor be added to the same thread)|| ||Yes|
When you upgrade from a current Advanced Messaging smartphone to a new smartphone featuring Messages by Google:
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- We suggest you use Samsung Smart Switch to move messages from your current Samsung device to your new one if you don’t choose Copy apps & data. Smart Switch is in the app section in the Samsung folder.
- You can copy text, picture, multimedia, and RCS messages from your old Samsung device to your new one.
- You should know that AT&T Messages Backup & Sync (AMBS) isn’t compatible with Messages by Google.