‘Android Messages’, the default SMS and MMS app that comes with Google Pixel units has obtained a small change immediately. Google has simply renamed the app from ‘Android Messages’ to ‘Messages’ on the official Play Store itemizing on the app. It’s seemingly that this has been executed to simplify issues and make the identify constant as a result of it isn’t just like the app is getting used on some other working system. The factor to notice right here is that that is the second identify change for the app within the final one-and-a-half years. The corporate initially launched the app with the identify ‘Messenger’ again in 2014.
It’s seemingly that the rationale for Google to make the primary identify change from ‘Messenger’ to ‘Android Messages’ was to make sure that folks don’t confuse the app with Facebook Messenger. In line with Android Police, it’s value noting that the itemizing change on Google Play Store is just not going to vary the identify of the app in your app drawer. On that observe, the app is already named ‘Messages’ in your app drawer as a substitute of ‘Android Messages’ so making the change within the itemizing is making the identify per the way it seems on smartphones.
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Going for the earlier itemizing identify because the precise identify of the app to look on the app drawers would simply have made issues redundant as a result of the app is already operating on Android.
This comes proper after it was revealed that Google is planning to close down its experimental app ‘Reply’ that introduced the good replies options to different third-party chat apps.