Better carrier messaging for everyone

Texting changed the way we communicate, but it’s out of date. Today we want messaging that lets us do things like share high-res photos and larger files, chat with a group, know when messages are read, or make video calls.

RCS makes all this possible, and now the mobile industry is coming together to bring it to users everywhere.

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The universal RCS profile
and Android client

While RCS messaging was designed to move mobile networks beyond texting, different approaches made it difficult and costly for carriers to bring it to users.


By aligning on the universal RCS profile - with Google providing the RCS Android client - carriers can now provide RCS messaging across the Android ecosystem.

Google technology
for the RCS ecosystem

With reliable global infrastructure and a consistent user experience, Google’s RCS tools are here to help the mobile community deliver better messaging everywhere.

Android Client

Deliver RCS services to Android users everywhere

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Jibe Cloud

Easily launch and manage RCS services with Google-hosted infrastructure

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Jibe Hub

Access the global RCS services network with one connection

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The RCS client
for Android

Google is partnering with carriers and OEMs to offer a messaging client for Android that supports SMS, MMS, and RCS, and will be based on the universal profile. The client will be interoperable with any RCS-compliant client across any platform.

Easily updatable from the Google Play store, the upgraded client will deliver a unified messaging experience across the Android ecosystem.

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