Its going to be called “Chat,” and its based on a standard called the “Universal Profile for Rich Communication Services.” SMS is the default that everybody has to fall back to, and so Googles goal is to make that default texting experience on an Android phone as good as other modern messaging apps.Its going to be called “Chat,” and its based on a standard called the “Universal Profile for Rich Communication Services
What does sending a chat message mean?
If chat features are turned on, you can: Send messages over Wi-Fi and mobile data, instead of SMS or MMS. Let others know youve read their messages. Share high-quality photos.
What do SMS mean?
short messaging service For a start – SMS stands for short messaging service. Its a protocol used for sending short messages over wireless networks. Unlike many services in use today, such as MMS and other data-driven instant messaging services, SMS still works on the fundamental voice rather than the data part of the wireless network.
What does Blue Dot mean in messages?
The messages app scans your contacts and connects to your your carrier database and determines how many of your contacts are using RCS capable phones and their RCS network infrastructure. It marks the contacts with a blue dot if they have met the requirements for sending and receiving messages in chat mode.
How do I turn chat off?
Turn Off Chat FeaturesFrom a Home screen, tap Messages .Tap the Menu icon .Tap Settings.Tap Advanced.Tap Chat features.Tap Enable chat features to turn off .