Meet Messages, Android's official app for texting (SMS, MMS) and chat (RCS). Message anyone from anywhere with the reliability of texting and the richness of chat. Stay in touch with friends and family, send group texts, and share your favorite pictures, videos, and audio messages.

Clean design
A fresh new design makes communicating faster and more fun.

Easy sharing
Select or take pictures and videos directly from the app and share easily. You can even send audio messages to your contacts.

Richer conversations
Send audio messages, emoji, stickers, or your location.

Powerful search
Search through conversation threads to find exactly what you're looking for.

Chat features (RCS)
On supported carriers, you can send and receive messages over Wi-Fi or your data network, see when friends have read your message, and more.
Messages is supported on devices running Android™ 5.0 Lollipop and above.
From version Messages 3.7.041:
• Search by contact or media type to quickly retrieve content from your conversations.
• HEIF images are now supported in Messages.
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