Google is making ready to combine Google Messages RCS to work with Samsung’s Continuity characteristic. This characteristic lets Samsung Pill and Smartwatch customers obtain calls and messages from a Samsung smartphone. The brand new integration would let the Continuity characteristic entry incoming RCS messages and let customers reply whereas utilizing Google Messages.
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XDA-Builders found this by the strings of textual content contained within the Android Messages app code. The textual content refers to a brand new permission throughout the app.
Permission to ship SMS/MMS/RCS messages utilizing Android Messages API
With this permission the app will likely be allowed to ship SMS/MMS/RCS utilizing Android Messages. It is going to have an entry to ship messages with any additional approvals.
It was initially reported that Google Messages was opening an API for third-party apps to deal with RCS messaging, however it was later verified that the actual construct of Google Messages containing this textual content is current solely within the Google Messages construct for Samsung smartphones.
The permission is being constructed particularly as a result of Samsung (outdoors the US) makes use of Google Messages because the default out-of-the-box messaging app. Earlier than that, Samsung used its personal One UI app for SMS and it certainly supported RCS messaging as effectively.