Communication
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It’s now even easier to add more to your conversations.
• Tap the + button in a conversation to add emoji, photos, stickers, and more.
• In the US, you can also send and receive payments with Google Wallet.

Android Messages makes it easy to communicate with anyone by using SMS, MMS, and more. Stay in touch with friends and family, send group texts, and share your favorite pictures, videos, and audio messages.

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

Easy search
Search through contacts and conversation threads to find exactly what you are looking for.

Purposeful design
A colorful, intuitive design makes communicating faster and more fun.

More control
Block people you don’t want to hear from, and archive messages. No interruptions when you don’t want them!

Express yourself
Send audio messages, emoji, stickers, or your location.

Enhanced features
On supported carriers, you can send messages over Wi-Fi or your data network, see when friends have read your message, and more.

Android Messages is supported on devices running Android™ 4.4, KitKat, and above.

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This release comes in several variants (we currently have 13). Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

Variant
Arch
Version
DPI
28040130 APK
January 10, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.4+
nodpi
28040134 APK
January 10, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.4+
213-240dpi
28040136 APK
January 9, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.4+
320dpi
28040138 APK
January 4, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.4+
400-480dpi
28040139 APK
January 12, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.4+
560-640dpi
28040140 APK
January 4, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 4.4+
nodpi
28040144 APK
January 22, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 4.4+
213-240dpi
28040146 APK
January 4, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 4.4+
320dpi
28040148 APK
January 4, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 4.4+
400-480dpi
28040149 APK
January 4, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 4.4+
560-640dpi
28040170 APK
January 18, 2018
x86
Android 4.4+
nodpi
28040174 APK
January 22, 2018
x86
Android 4.4+
213-240dpi
28040178 APK
January 5, 2018
x86
Android 4.4+
400-480dpi
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