Get started with Messages by Google on Samsung devices

Messages by Google  enhances the chat features on your Samsung phone.

The app is:

  • Preloaded on select Samsung devices
  • The default messaging app on select Samsung devices 

When you use Messages by Google  on select Galaxy devices, you can:

Tip: Conversations stay in sync across Galaxy devices.  

Enable texts across multiple devices

By default, sending messages across multiple devices is turned off. To message across multiple devices:

  1. Open the Messages by Google app .
  2. In the top right, tap More options More and then Settings and then Advanced and then Text on Galaxy devices.
  3. Turn on Allow text on Galaxy devices

Limitations for Galaxy tablets & watches

For Galaxy tablets and watches, you can’t: 

  • Use chat features for 1:1 conversations.
  • Create new group chats with chat features.

Samsung Knox administrators can modify signatures on company devices

Samsung Knox administrators can add, edit, or turn off message signatures on company-issued devices.

A banner is present on corporate-administered Samsung devices that have automatic signatures. You can tap the banner to find your signature. Employees can’t edit their signatures.

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