Chat features are the latest enhancement to messaging on the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Chat features enhance messaging with new features not available with SMS and MMS.
Chat features include:
- Send larger text messages: Create larger messages up to 8000 characters long. With Android™ Messages Chat you're no longer limited to 160 characters.
- Typing indicators: See when your contact is typing in a conversation.
- Read receipts: See when your message has been read.
- Large group chats: Create group chats with up to 100 participants who also have chat features enabled.
- High-quality media sharing: Share pictures and videos in high-quality.
- Chat over WiFi: you can send messages over WiFi, even when you don't have a cellular connection.
- Transfer larger files: Send larger attachments than ever before.
For questions or issues related to chat features in the Messages app call (855) 971-9123.