Google right this moment created a brand new web page on the Android web site that particularly calls on Apple to implement the RCS messaging normal for any texts despatched from iPhone to Android units (and vice-versa). Presently, Apple utilises SMS and MMS for speaking with Android through the built-in Messages app.
RCS itself will not be a brand new normal on Android, having began the implementation in 2017, adopted by an preliminary launch in 2019. Through the I/O convention this yr, Google confirmed that over 500 million customers are energetic with RCS enabled on the Android Messages platform.
The official Android Twitter account has tweeted varied hints not directly (as proven beneath) over the previous months to encourage full help by Apple to change to RCS. This web site is the subsequent large push with hyperlinks to tweet straight at Apple with the hashtag #getthemessage.
If Apple supported RCS, then all textual content messages between iPhones and Android units would help many extra wealthy options, akin to sharing giant media information, learn receipts, typing indicators, and sending messages through Wi-Fi. These options are one thing each the iMessage and RCS platforms help.
Supply: The Verge