Google Messages will make it less annoying to chat with your iMessage friends

iOS and Android –as mobile operating systems — don’t always get along well with each other. For example, iPhone users can’t send files to Android phones via Bluetooth without using third-party apps. Another incompatibility plenty of Android users suffer from is iMessage emoji reactions. For the unfamiliar, when an iMessage user reacts to a text from an Android user, the latter receives a repetitive text version of it. For example, the Google Messages app would display Laughed at “Apple and Google will eventually be friends!” as a text message sent from the Apple user, rather than actually adding a laugh reaction to the existing text the Android user has originally sent. Google has finally started rolling out a feature that fixes this issue.

Credit: 9to5Google

According to 9to5Google, Google has started rolling out the ability for the Messages app to translate iMessage reaction into emoji. The emoji it uses are slightly different than Apple’s, though. For example, Apple uses a hear…

Written By: Mahmoud Itani

Original Article: https://www.xda-developers.com/google-messages-make-it-less-annoying-chat-with-imessage/

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