These days, our SMS inboxes are full of messages from businesses, retailers, and various online service providers. "Yet sometimes it can be hard to trust the identity of these messages, which are often sent from a random number", Google noted.
The feature only works when an SMS appears to be sent by a verified business.
Approved SMSs are a feature that Google determines if businesses sending you messages are fraudulent. This feature will verify per message that the content is really from a verified business and if they are, you will see the business name, logo, and a verification badge.
As for real-time spam detection - whenever Google suspects an SMS message may contain phishing motives or just garbage in general, the system will notify the user with a spam warning.
Besides India, this new verified SMS service has been launched in US, Mexico, Brazil, the UK, France, Philippines, Spain and Canada. When Google suspects a message is phishy or garbage, it will show a spam warning in Messages.
This unreadable authenticity code is then compared with unreadable authenticity codes sent to Google by the business.
The Verified SMS feature is rolling out gradually on Google Messages in eight countries apart from India. It will not verify or add a verification badge to messages sent by normal users. For example, spam messages come on Google, you report not spam and report spam option will find. You can always report spam in the app too.
The feature has been available in several countries until 2019, but will now be more widely available to United States users. UU. You can see if RCS Chat is enabled on your phone by going to the Android Messages app and tapping on the three-dot overflow menu in the upper right corner.