Google made with your request messages a movement that we had not seen until now: adapting the interface of one of its applications to the customization layer of a manufacturer.
Application Google Messages It started to be updated in the new Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra, adapting the Samsung One UI interface and being more integrated as a system app.
Google Messages with Samsung One UI
The reason for this novelty is that in some markets, in the new Samsung Galaxy S21, the application of Google Messages and not that of Samsung Messages following an agreement between the two companies.
As now, the Google Messages app comes from the factory of some Samsung Galaxy, as the company has adopted a interface very similar to that of Samsung messaging app.
Now the Google Messages app for the Samsung Galaxy S21 has split its home screen into two parts. Now at the top we have an info box that shows the name of the app and the number of unread messages. At the bottom there is the sliding panel which allows us to search or open the conversations.
For now, this new interface is only activated in all Samsung galaxy s21 Step by step. With this interface change, the Google app now offers a similar design to the Samsung calling app interface.
It is not known if Google will launch the new interface on all Samsung Galaxy in the future, or if they will adapt the interface to other layers of customization at manufacturers where their messaging app is also standard as in the Xiaomi. .
Vía | XDA Developers