Communication
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• Add and share contacts more easily from within the app.
• See previews of links shared by unknown senders and high-quality previews of images you send.
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.
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Variant
Arch
Version
DPI
37049230
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
nodpi
37049232
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
160dpi
37049234
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
213-240dpi
37049236
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
320dpi
37049238
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
400-480dpi
37049239
October 21, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 5.0+
560-640dpi
37049240
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 5.0+
nodpi
37049244
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 5.0+
213-240dpi
37049246
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 5.0+
320dpi
37049248
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 5.0+
400-480dpi
37049249
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 5.0+
560-640dpi
37049270
October 20, 2018
x86
Android 5.0+
nodpi
37049274
October 20, 2018
x86
Android 5.0+
213-240dpi
37049278
October 20, 2018
x86
Android 5.0+
400-480dpi
37049334
October 20, 2018
armeabi-v7a
Android 8.0+
213-240dpi
37049344
October 20, 2018
arm64-v8a
Android 8.0+
213-240dpi
37049374
October 20, 2018
x86
Android 8.0+
213-240dpi
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