RCS messaging is now available to all Android users in the US
You still need to use Android Messages, though.
Google rolls out next-gen RCS texting to Android users in the US
So long as you use Android Messages, that is.
Trick allows RCS messaging on virtually any Android phone
You don't have to wait for Google or your carrier -- at least, for now.
AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon team up to push next-gen RCS texting
Expect a new messaging app/service to launch on Android first in 2020.
Verizon and T-Mobile aren't supporting RCS on the Pixel 4 at launch
The companies haven't confirmed whether or not they'll support RCS later on.
Google takes control of bringing next-gen texting to Android
You might not have to wait for your carrier.
Google Fi adds support for next-gen RCS text messaging
It's available on a wider range of phones than you see at larger carriers.
Google’s messaging app strategy is still a mess
Will the company ever get it right?
Verizon will deliver RCS chat to the Pixel 3 on December 6th
It supports messaging for large groups, typing indicators, read receipts and more.