How to Use Feedback in Messages on Android

How to Use Feedback in Messages on Android

When you have no more to add to a message, interacting with an emoji makes sense and also gives confirmation that it has been read. This is why my people like it The WhatsAppFacebook Messenger and Telegram offer message feedback. Now, the Google Messages app is joining the club by including support for using feedback in Messages on Android.

Arming the Messages app with RCS (Rich Communication Service), Google Adds reactions in the Messages app To take on the likes of iMessage on iPhone, WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you also want to have fun in Messages, we will show you how to use Feedback in Messages app on your Android phone. As this feature is being rolled out in different regions gradually, you will need to make sure that you are running the latest version of the Messages app.

Prerequisites for using reactions to messages

Before we get started with the steps for using message reactions, here are some basic requirements that you will need to consider to use the feature.

1. Install the latest version of the Messages app

The first is that we recommend that you install the latest version of the Messages app on your Android phone. This will ensure that you will not have to face any errors or glitches.

Step 1: Open the Play Store on your Android phone.

Step 2: Click on your profile icon in the upper-right corner.

Step 3: Select Manage apps and device.

The fourth step: Click on available updates.

Fifth step: Tap Update next to the Messages app.

2. Enable chat features

Reactions to messages is part of the chat features, another name for RCS messaging (Rich Communication Services) for the messaging application. Make sure mobile data or Wi-Fi is turned on on your phone. To use feedback on messages, here’s how to enable chat features.

Step 1: Open the Messages app on your Android phone.

Step 2: Click on the profile icon in the upper-right corner.

Step 3: Click on Message settings.

The fourth step: Select Chat Features.

Fifth step: Click the toggle next to “Enable Chat Features”.

Sixth step: Click Verify Your Number under Status.

Seventh step: Add your mobile phone number and choose your country code.

Eighth step: Click on add number.

Wait for a while, and you will see that the chat features are not connected to your number.

Use Feedback in Messages on Android

After enabling the chat features and updating the Messages app, here’s how to use Feedback in the Messages app on your Android phone. Do note that your contact must also enable chat features.

Step 1: Open the Messages app on your Android phone.

Step 2: Tap on the contact’s name or start a new conversation with a contact.

Step 3: Once you receive a message from your contact, tap and hold on the chat bubble to view the reactions to the messages.

The fourth step: Click on the Message Reaction icon you want to use.

You will notice the reaction message icon at the bottom of the chat bubble. Your contact will receive a notification of the same.

Remove Reactions in Messages on Android

Suppose you are in a hurry and choose the wrong reaction to the message. In this case, you can quickly remove or change the message reaction. Heres how to do it.

Step 1: Open the Messages app on your Android phone.

Step 2: Click on the contacts name and long press on the chat bubble with the wrongly sent message reaction.

Step 3: Select the new reaction or tap on the previously selected reaction again to remove it.

Note that whenever you change your reaction emoji, your contact will receive a notification about that as well.

Use Feedback for Messages from iPhone

iPhone users can also reply to messages received from Android phones. Note that only iPhone users can send or receive iMessages from other iPhone users or Apple devices. An iMessage sent to your Android phone from iPhone will be delivered as a normal text message and vice versa.

Here’s how to enable message feedback from iPhone.

Step 1: Open the Messages app on your Android phone.

Step 2: Click on the profile icon in the upper-right corner.

Step 3: Click on Message settings.

The fourth step: Scroll down and click on Advanced options.

Fifth step: Click the toggle next to “Show iPhone reactions as emoji” to enable it.

When your iPhone contacts interact with a text message sent from the Messages app, you can see their reactions on your Android phone.

Reply to messages on Android

Message feedback for Android users is a good addition to improve the overall experience. This also seems like an obvious attempt to compete with iMessages. You can also read our post about the best fixes for Android phones don’t make calls, they send texts.


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