Tag: sms

Pulse SMS Smart Replies

Pulse SMS receives Smart Replies feature with the latest update

Pulse was first introduced by Klinker back in 2016 as a new SMS and Tablet Messenger app. An Android Wear 2.9 version of the...
Call and SMS permission

Google to remove some apps that ask for SMS, Call Log permissions

The Android team is officially removing apps that require SMS or Call Log permission. The Google Play Store will be deleting such apps from...
Verizon Smart Family Texting

Verizon to support RCS messaging beginning next year

The texting and SMS landscape hasn't really changed significantly in the past decade, save from when Apple introduced the iMessage. It's not something the...
Disappearing text messages Pixel 3

Pixel 3 SMS, text messages suddenly disappear from some units

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are no doubt popular these days but sorry to say, it is not always for the right...
Google Project Fi Logo

Project Fi’s text forwarding feature will be no more

This may be a minor mobile feature you don't always use it but text forwarding is still deemed important. Some people just use the...

Google app shows messages when you enter this URL: here’s how to disable it

Some people are only now realizing that your Google app can actually show your text messages if you give it the needed permissions that...

Alexa can now send text messages through voice commands

While Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa can already send messages through its own messaging prompt, your recipient needed to have an Echo device or the...

Android Messages get smart reply option only on Project Fi

The Smart Reply option has become a staple in a lot of Google apps, including Inbox, Gmail, and Allo. And now it’s coming to...

Google expanding RCS messaging to Latin America through carrier partnerships

While we enjoy all the perks of various messaging apps like Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, etc, there are still a lot of global users who...

Happy 25th birthday Short Message Service (SMS if you didn’t know)

For those who grew up in an “era" when people communicated through messaging apps like Messenger, Viber, WhatsApp, etc, December 3, 1992 is probably...

Microsoft updates SMS Organizer with scheduler and message signature

If you like more control and features over your SMS, you will probably be disappointed that the Microsoft SMS Organizer is actually only available...

Upcoming Android O to enhance SMS Authentication for most apps

We're tempted to say that SMS is already obsolete but it's not. Texting will not be replaced by instant messaging yet because not all...