Verizon confirmed earlier this week that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL as of today would receive support for RCS Universal Profile "Chat" . We're still waiting for the arrival of most phone owners, but at least they can help to see if your phone has the phone or can turn it on.
If available, you can use the enhanced messaging options B. Sending larger text messages (up to 8,000 characters), displaying jog ads, receiving read receipts when reading messages, larger group chats (up to 1
You just need to know that you need a supported phone with RCS chat features to participate in the entire chat experience. This also applies to the person you are talking to. There are not many who do this right now. On Verizon you have Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. So you need to know someone who has one of these phones by Verizon . You should also be able to talk to owners of T-Mobile Galaxy S7 and some Sprint people.
How do you turn it on or see if you have it?
Enable RCS Chat Features Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL
- Open the
- . Tap the menu button in the top right corner and select Settings
- . Tap "Advanced"
- . Search for "chat features". at the top
Is this option not displayed? There are several reasons for that. First, Verizon might roll that slowly (reddit) and you have not yet received the green light. In that case, you can do nothing. However, you should search for app updates in Google Play. You may need an update for news (link) or carrier services (link).
Who has the option?