Google has been chipping away at RCS for quite a while. The administration is a contender to Apple’s acclaimed iMessage, and it offers a ton of iMessage like highlights.
Notwithstanding, one thing that RCS needs is a solid encryption for your messages. iMessage offers start to finish encryption, so does WhatsApp, yet RCS doesn’t. In this way, if that has consistently been a major issue for you, you’ll be happy to realize that Google is attempting to change that.
In another ‘dogfood’ rendition of the Google Messages APK, 9to5Google has discovered code and strings referencing start to finish encryption. It appears that Google is well en route to carry start to finish encryption to RCS in Google Messages. The report specifies that there are more than 12 references to encryption in the code, including the accompanying lines.
The organization is additionally dealing with making fallback techniques for sending messages in the event that the web association isn’t sufficient. In such circumstances, it appears Google Messages will attempt to send your message through SMS. In any case, it will caution you that SMS isn’t encoded before sending it. Besides, 9to5Google is announcing that the application may likewise be chipping away at extra security highlights.
It’s implied that it’s impossible to tell when or if these highlights will make it to the steady form of Google Messages. The highlights were spotted inside the dogfood fabricate, so it appears that there is far to go. Notwithstanding, with highlights like message responses being added to RCS, clearly Google is pushing RCS to being a genuine iMessage elective for Android.
For instance, it appears that Messages will give you the alternative to forestall different applications from perusing your encoded messages. That is an intriguing component to have also.