You can now easily deregister your phone number even when you do not have your previous device with you.
What you need to know
- Google has finally made it easier for users to deregister their phone numbers from its RCS chat system.
- Users can now deregister their phone number and disable RCS chat features with an online form.
- The new system hasn’t been formally announced by Google yet.
Google has quietly rolled out a new system to help users turn RCS chat features off on their previous phone when switching platforms. The new system happens to be nearly identical to that used by Apple, allowing users to deregister their phone number using an online form. Google’s new solution was first spotted by a user on Reddit.
When you switch from an Android phone supporting Google’s RCS chat service to an unsupported phone, it is recommended that you turn off RCS on your previous Android…