How to Enable the RCS Chat Features in Messages by Google on 5.0 Phones


  • Turn on the RCS chat features



  1. Open Messages by Google
    • Ensure you are on the page that lists different message threads with different contacts
  2. Tap the three dots in the top right corner
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Chat features
  5. Toggle on Enable chat features

Additional Notes

Any phone with Messages by Google installed can technically enable the RCS chat features; however, only phones on the 5.0 plan should enable this setting as it can interfere with service on older plans.

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