With special features like RCS messaging and a handy web customer, Google Messages has become a fundamental SMS/MMS application for Android. It appears to be that not long from now, Google expects for its Messages application to stop working on uncertified Android devices.
In this “APK Insight” post, we’ve decompiled the most recent form of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Store. At the point when we decompile these documents (called APKs, on account of Android applications), we’re ready to see different lines of code inside that allude to conceivable future highlights. Remember that Google might possibly ever send these highlights, and our understanding of what they are might be blemished. We’ll attempt to empower those that are nearer to being done, however, to show you what they’ll look like for the situation that they do dispatch. In view of that, read on.
For a gadget that runs the Android operating system to be officially considered an “Android,” it needs to experience Google’s affirmation cycle in front of delivery. Confirmed gadgets are permitted to accompany Google’s set-up of applications pre-introduced, including basic ones like Google Play Services.
It was once conceivable to physically introduce those Google applications onto an uncertified Android gadget. That is until two years back when Google started keeping uncertified gadgets from signing in to a Google Account.
Extensively speaking, Google Messages has been unessential to the discussion of uncertified Android gadgets, as the application isn’t preinstalled on most gadgets, and should rather be introduced through the Google Play Store.
In any case, this appears to not be the situation for any longer. With Google Messages 7.2 beta, turning out now by means of the Play Store, another notification has been added to the application’s code.
Basically, if your telephone is an uncertified Android gadget, you’ll lose admittance to the Google Messages application beginning on March 31. While uncertified Androids are for the most part uncommon for the normal individual to discover, there are a couple of outstanding models, for example, more up to date gadgets from Huawei.
One possible purpose behind the change is the new expansion of start to finish encryption to Google Messages. A year ago, when Google repeated that Huawei gadget proprietors shouldn’t sideload Play Services onto their telephones, they accentuated that uncertified gadgets have not had their security checked. In this way, encoded messages on those gadgets might actually be compromised.
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