Android Messages' latest update adds a 'Mark as read' button in notifications
formerly known as Messenger), has for the most part been lacking this functionality. This changed back when Android 8.0's third developer preview came out, when the app gained a "Mark as read" button inside its notifications, but the functionality — as well as the version of the app that supported it — was limited to the new OS version.And while many manufacturers have already implemented a solution using Android's actionable notifications, Google's own messaging app, Android Messages (
This has changed now, though: Google has officially updated Android Messages for everyone, bringing the version number up to v2.3 and enabling the "Mark as read" feature. So if you use the app but haven't yet received the automatic update, head to the source link below to check for it manually.