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Google drops SMS from Hangouts, adds enterprise features

Monday 27 March 2017 | 14:02 CET | News
Google announced that it will no longer integrate SMS in its Hangouts app. While this has been the default app for SMS for many Android smartphone users, the company said that from 22 May SMS will no longer be possible in Hangouts, and Android users will need to download an alternative app for SMS. Google recommends the Android Messages app for this. Google said it's working with carriers and device manufacturers to include Android Messages natively in Android devices. The changes are part of a wider revamp of Google's range of messaging apps. At its recent Google Cloud Next conference the

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