Add reactions to messages

You can react to messages with an emoji, like a smiley face, to make it more visual and playful.

To use this feature, everyone in the chat must have an Android phone or tablet. On a computer, you can view reactions but not send them.

To send a reaction, everyone in the chat must have Rich Communication Services (RCS) turned on. Learn how to turn on chat features.

Add a reaction

  1. Tap and hold the message that you want to react to.
  2. Choose an emoji reaction.

Change a reaction

Important: You can only change your own reactions.

  1. Tap and hold the message that you have reacted to.
  2. Select a new reaction.

Remove a reaction

Important: You can only remove your own reactions.

  1. Tap and hold the message that you have reacted to.
  2. Tap the highlighted reaction.

Find out who applied the reaction

In a group chat, each participant can add a reaction to a message. To show who applied which reaction, tap the group of emoji reactions.

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