Here are the 10 Best SMS Apps For Android.
10 Best SMS Apps For Android
1. 1.Textra SMS
Want a beautiful, super fast and highly customizable alternative to your stock Android messaging app? Well today is your day. Textra is simply outstanding! Comes with a bunch of great features, notably 180+ material design theme, bubble & app icon colors. Dark, light & auto-night modes, multiple bubble styles, scheduled (future) SMS & MMS, stop during send, slide to delete, slide to call, quick snap camera, multi-select picture gallery, quick reply SMS popup, awesome MMS GROUP messaging, quick voice memos, GIFs, 21 text sizes, message blocker / blacklisting, pin-to-top, automatic video & picture compression, plus heaps more! Customize your preferred theme & bubble colors, signatures and notifications (icon shape, LED color, sound, vibration, privacy, reminders and muting) PER CONTACT as well. Get all the latest (2900+) Android, Twitter, Emoji One & iOS style emojis including diversity (skin tone). Just pick your preferred emoji style and express yourself! NEW: Copy Partial Text inside a bubble, tap a bubble to check out this great new feature! It’s pretty special; try it, tell your friends, shout from the treetops, but most of all enjoy it. Fully compatible with Pushbullet, MightyText, Android Wear and Android Auto (car) for enhanced notifications and quick reply. All Textra features are free forever. Occasionally you’ll see an ad, or you can choose to make a once only in-app purchase to remove ads forever. Support, Knowledge Base & Feedback @ https://textra.uservoice.com Simple. Beautiful. Fast.
2. 2.Google Messenger
Meet Messages, Google’s official app for texting (SMS, MMS) and chat (RCS). Message anyone from anywhere with the reliability of texting and the richness of chat. Stay in touch with friends and family, send group texts, and share your favorite pictures, GIFs, emoji, stickers, videos and audio messages. Clean, intuitive, and comfortable design Instant notifications, smart replies and a fresh new design make communicating faster and more fun. With dark mode, you can use Messages comfortably in low-light situations. Easy sharing Select or take pictures and videos directly from the app and share easily. You can even send audio messages to your contacts. Richer conversations Send audio messages, emoji, stickers, or your location. You can also send and receive payments with Google Pay. Powerful search Now you can find more of the content shared in your conversations: tap on the search icon and select a specific contact to see your messaging history with them and all the photos, videos, addresses or links you shared with each other. Chat features (RCS) On supported carriers, you can send and receive messages over Wi-Fi or your data network, see when friends are typing or when they have read your message, share images and videos in high quality, and more. Messages is supported on devices running Android™ 5.0 Lollipop and above.
4. 3.Chomp SMS
Want an ultra-customizable alternative to your stock Android SMS / MMS app? Well today is your day. Join the chomp SMS revolution now at 10+ million strong! Chomp comes with a bunch of great features, notably a passcode lock, privacy options, scheduled SMS sender (reminders, birthday wishes), stop a text while sending, pin favs to top, backup, blacklisting / SMS blocker, signatures, text snippets, quick reply popup (even on lock screen), multi-select picture gallery, dual sim, better MMS and GROUP messaging and much more…. Plus unlimited customisation options when receiving messages: change notification LED colors, ringtones, and vibrate patterns. In chomp you can also customize the screen color, font style, text size and background wallpaper. Go on give it some bling! Plus the latest (2700+) Android, Twitter, Emoji One & iOS style emojis including diversity (skin tone). Just pick your preferred emoji style, easy! Give chomp SMS a try today! It’s pretty special. Compatible with Yappy, Pushbullet and MightyText for desktop notifications and replying. All chomp SMS features are free forever. Occasionally you’ll see an ad, or you can choose to make a once only in-app purchase to remove ads forever. Support, Knowledge Base & Feedback @ https://chomp.uservoice.com
5. 4.Signal Private Messenger
Millions of people use Signal every day for free and instantaneous communication anywhere in the world. Send and receive high-fidelity messages, participate in HD voice/video calls, and explore a growing set of new features that help you stay connected. Signal’s advanced privacy-preserving technology is always enabled, so you can focus on sharing the moments that matter with the people who matter to you. • Say anything – State-of-the-art end-to-end encryption (powered by the open source Signal Protocol™) keeps your conversations secure. Privacy isn’t an optional mode — it’s just the way that Signal works. Every message, every call, every time. • Go fast – Messages are delivered quickly and reliably, even on slow networks. Signal is optimized to operate in the most constrained environment possible. • Feel free – Signal is a completely independent 501c3 nonprofit. Development is supported by users like you. No advertisements. No trackers. No kidding. • Be yourself – You can use your existing phone number and address book to securely communicate with your friends. • Speak up – Whether they live across town or across the ocean, Signal’s enhanced audio and video quality will make your friends and family feel closer. • Whisper in the shadows – Switch to the dark theme if you refuse to see the light. • Sound familiar – Choose custom alerts for each contact, or disable noises completely. Simon & Garfunkel wrote a hit song about it in 1964, and you can experience the sound of silence whenever you want by choosing “None” as your notification ringtone. • Picture this – Use the built-in image editing features to sketch, crop, and flip your outgoing photos. There’s even a text tool so that you can add more words to the 1,000 that your picture is already worth. For support, questions, or more information, please visit: https://support.signal.org Source code: https://github.com/signalapp Follow us on Twitter (@signalapp) and Instagram (@signal_app) for all of the latest updates and announcements.
6. 5.Yaata SMS
YAATA is influenced by the true spirit of Android. It is a SMS/MMS app that has so much to offer. You can personalize and configure this app to your definition of the perfect app. YAATA SMS is very powerful, reliable and the speed of the app is on another level. Even with all the exciting features this app has to offer the app size is under 3.9MB. This SMS app is highly user friendly and fulfils the wants and needs of the ultimate geek to a basic beginner user. SMS/MMS · Complete Multimedia Support including but not limited to sending and receiving: Pictures, Videos, Audio, VCards, GIFs. · Delivery Reports for both sms and mms with the option to save delivery time. · Group Chats · Send Delay · Converting sms to mms · Archiving · Scheduled Message Sending (Premium) · Speakerphone mode (Premium) · Night mode (Premium) · Blacklisting (Premium) · Auto forward (Premium) · Auto responder (Premium) · Copy and Paste select text · A plethora of options when tapping message bubble. · Backup and restore settings · Tons more to explore and to be added!! Quick Options · 3 Different desktop widget styles · Pin contacts to FAB tab · Quick compose from notification shade (3 favorite contacts) · Favorite contacts will appear when composing new message. · Long press attachment icon to insert pictures quickly. · And more! If you come up with faster ways don’t hesitate share! 😉 Notifications · 3 quick reply styles · Chat heads: Ability to view over lock screen! With a bunch of customizable and configurable options ( Some options for chat heads are premium) · Pop up window: Again, the ability to view over lock screen with configurable options. (i.e. message limit, pop up size, close after sent and more) · A simple Dialog window · Custom Vibrations · LED colors and ability to customize blink rate · Repeat reminds for missed messages · Changeable Swipe actions in notification shade · Ability to set notifications for non-numeric address as well as unknown senders. · Set up how you want to be notified when listening to music, in calls, when screen is on and more!!! Customization for Individual Contacts · Notifications · Ringtones, custom vibrations, quick reply styles, LED color and blink rate, status bar icon and more. · Look & Feel · Bubble Color for sent and received, contact avatar and action bar color as well as text color and size can be changed for a specific conversation. · Once again so much more for you to see for yourself!! Look & Feel · Themes!! · Light, Dark, Black, Card based and Random Palette (you have the ability to create your own color palette in advanced settings and/or reset colors) · Create your own themes with customizable contact pictures (size, shape, color…), fonts (sizes, colors bold options), message bubbles (colors, styles, animation), action bar color and the ability to change background colors and conversation list colors are just some ways to personalize YAATA. · Others… · Grouping threads by dates on conversation list (Today, Yesterday, Two Days ago…) · Timestamp options · Filter Option (search conversation by mms, send, received, dates, text and other ways. · Alternating backgrounds to show different days · Ability to enable or disable swipe actions in conversation list ( swipe to call, mute, archive, delete, reply create chat head) · Ability to enable or disable the options to hide keyboard when scrolling, hide editor when scrolling, close keyboard after send, etc. App Icon made by Corbin Crutchley App description written by Jocelyn Prescott
7. 6.Handcent Next SMS
Handcent Next SMS 8.0 has arrived, bringing to you all kinds of new features, visual and stability improvements. The best replacement android text messaging app for your stock SMS text messenger app. – Best SMS app with ultimate customization – Tons of handy features to make your life easier – Group text to send messages to multiple recipient – Cloud back-up, never worry about long texts ever again – Texting from computer – Reliable guard to keep texts safe and secure – Wear OS support, receive and reply texts from your android wear device Starting in 2010, Handcent is not only the pioneer but also the ultimate message customizer in all SMS messaging app: giving user great free texting experience is our top priority. Ultimate Customization Gorgeous themes and backgrounds, everything can be changed to your liking in our texting app. It’s the most popular message customizer, you can personalize text messages (free mms), bubble style, fonts, color, ringtone, LED color, vibration pattern, etc. Theme store now offers more wallpaper and bubbles for you to choose from. With new 8.0, we also more free-style font personalization with support for more areas, all new night mode, and pop-up window and etc. Handcent Anywhere Best texting companion on computer and tablet. With Handcent Anywhere you will be able to send text messages from your PC, Mac, or Tablet without touching your Android phone texting app. It can come in handy in office or home settings where you can simply focus on the computer screen without worrying about missing a text. Go to aw.handcent.com and start chatting. MMS plus Share full-size multimedia(pics, audio, video) messages with your friends. MMS plus can act as a multimedia android text messaging downloader, save the multimedia files on our cloud server. (It’ll open in the browser if not installed). With 8.0 version, you will also be able to compress video. Pop up Quick reply messages with pop up window, it can even show over lock screen. Handcent Next SMS text messenger app now has new look and functionality, try it to explore more. Private Box Your own personal space, a totally encrypted message box that can only be opened by a unique passcode set by you. Best way to protect your privacy. SMS Backup Never worry about losing your texts with our newest backup service. Easily restore all your messages (SMS / MMS), settings and scheduled task when you switch to a new phone or factory reset your phone. Wear OS support Support for receiving and replying messages on all your android-based smartwatch, along with the features like quick reply，voice reply(voice to text) and so on Search You can now search within the conversation. You can also search text messages by time, message type and etc. SMS Blocker/Blacklisting Block all unwanted or spam SMS messages in our android text messaging app. Scheduled Task Schedule texts to be sent at a given time. It’s useful when you need to remind others or yourself at a particular time. Emoji Have more fun with your friends in the best customizable texting app. Now even with the fun emojis and animated ones. Plus the latest 1600+ emojis including all sorts of diversities and skin tone, also complies with the newest emoji standard in a sms messenger! Stickers Now integrated with Giphy. You can now send the popular, trending or whatever stickers you can think of by doing a quick search. Handcent is the best sms messenger with stickers. Sticky on top Handcent Next SMS sms messenger pins your favorite contacts on top based on your need. Globalization Support for multiple languages to send sms messages. Underneath there’s a ton of improvements to improve the speed, stability and battery usage. Other features include: Group Messaging Chat, Bulk SMS, text snippets and etc. For those of you who are willing to help us translate the app, please contact us at email@example.com
We’re making texting magical again. QKSMS is the most beautiful messaging experience you’ve ever used. Replace your stock messaging app and fall in love with texting all over again. QKSMS is also completely ad-free and open source, the way your messaging app should be. New: Dual-SIM and Multi-SIM phones are now fully supported by QKSMS! Clean A beautiful, intuitive, and clutter-free design that allows you to focus on what matters. Customizable Use any of the millions of colors to theme the entire app, or any particular conversation. Per-contact notifications allow you to easily prioritize and distinguish your messages. Manual and automatic night mode are great too. Powerful Use MMS to share photos, stickers, or join your friends in a group chat. Conversation search allows you to find things easier than ever. Safe Easily Back up and Restore your messages, all without having to install another app. Private Easily block conversations and manage your blacklist, or automatically filter out spam with Should I Answer? integration. Convenient Reply to your messages from anywhere using the QK Reply popup, your Wear OS (Android Wear) watch, or directly from your notification shade (Android 7.0+) Accessibility High contrast black theme, and full support for TalkBack and Samsung Voice Assistant. We love hearing what you have to say, so always feel free to let us know whenever you have any feedback or suggestions! If you’d like to view the QKSMS source code, it’s available on Github: https://github.com/moezbhatti/qksms/
9. 8.Float SMS
Float SMS is a SMS app with Chat head style, one bubble for each conversation, you can open multiple conversation at the same time – Float SMS has a very nice interface – Float SMS is very useful – Float SMS has many theme colors – Float SMS has personal settings (notification settings, custom fonts…) – Float SMS support multiple languages: English, Vietnamese, French, Danish, German, Portuguese (Thanks Hans Jørgen Gylling, Gabriele Zarelli, Jose Luis N, Alexis Lecours helped me to translate Float SMS to French, Danish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish)
10. 9.Messages + SMS
Messages + SMS is brought to you by the Contacts Plus Team – awarded ‘top developer’ by Google Play! Messages + SMS is a messages / SMS launcher for Contacts+, the FREE ‘all in one’ contacts, messages (SMS), dialer & call log app. Key features include: CONNECT WITH FRIENDS, BLOCK SPAMMERS Block unwanted people via caller ID & block. Whether it’s a call or sms – you’re always in control over the people you connect with. PROTECT YOUR CONTACTS Advanced Backup & sync makes it easy to backup your contacts, messages (sms) and call logs so you’ll never lose them again. MAKE IT YOUR OWN Above all, Your contacts are yours and are never shared with anyone. You can customize and select which features to use, change themes and adjust it to fit your needs. We even added dedicated launchers such as Messages + SMS to help you get directly to your preferred screens in the app. QUESTIONS? CONTACT US: We’d love to know you better & listen to your feedback at: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook.com/contactspls Twitter.com/contactsplus Know more about Messages + SMS and Contacts+ through our blog & FAQ: http://www.contactspls.com/faq