Group SMS text.
I've created groups of a subset of my contacts (friends, family, co-workers etc), but there appears no useful way to use them. I would like to send a text to (say) family without having to select contacts individually in Hangouts, but that does not appear to be possible. Most of the add-on apps I've looked at for group texting are rich with other features I don't care about. Any recommendations?
Re: Group SMS text.
A little more research and I found DW Contacts...
...which does exactly what I wanted.
I then found a problem where some devices were compositing old contacts on my sim card with those on my phone, giving duplicates in the display. I solved that by deleting the sim contacts using...