Our Advanced Messaging experience, Rich Communication Services (RCS), offers features like read and delivery receipts, is typing notifications, large file transfers, and group chats. Advanced Messaging RCS is available for a growing list of popular smartphones. Look for more phones to be added in the future.
Advanced Messaging RCS varies by smartphone and software version.
|Feature||Text messaging||Advanced Messaging RCS|
|File sharing up to 1MB||Yes|
|File sharing > 1MB||Yes|
|Group message up to 20 contacts||Yes|
|Group chat up to 100 contacts||Yes|
|Open group chat (others can leave or be added to the same thread)||Yes|
When you upgrade from a current Advanced Messaging RCS smartphone to a new smartphone featuring Messages by Google:
Good to know: If you downloaded Messages by Google from Google Play Store on your previous smartphone, you may need to first de-register from Google RCS to accelerate setup with AT&T RCS Advanced Messaging on your new smartphone:
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