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  1. jtc276's Avatar
    Textra by far. It's intuitive, good looking, fluid, and it works very well.
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    07-12-2013 01:31 PM
  2. FZDolfan's Avatar
    I've tried a bunch of different ones and I always go back to Go SMS Pro.
    Although, I haven't checked out Textra yet, will have to do that.

    EDIT: Okay, I tried Textra for about 5 minutes and once again have gone back to Go SMS Pro.
    Here's why... first, there didn't seem to be a way to customize the conversation appearance (i.e. make the font larger for my 50 y.o. eyes).
    Second, I received a picture and when I tapped it to view it, I couldn't pinch to zoom. The width fits to the screen and that's it.
    Finally, and this is the biggie for me, seeing as how Verizon's SMS reliability leaves a lot to be desired, there is no setting to receive verification that a text was received by the recipient. I don't mean a sent verification, I mean verification that your text was received by the other person.
    Go SMS Pro does all this and a whole lot more.
    Can you schedule a text in Textra? I didn't see that option, but then again I had seen enough to know it wasn't enough to satisfy what I've gotten used to.
    Some say that GO SMS Pro is bloated. I say it's feature-rich.
    Frankly, I really didn't notice anything special about Textra that you couldn't do with the stock messaging app.
    Oh, and another thing I almost forgot. I really like getting a reminder notification sound (and a different one at that) when I haven't checked an incoming text for 5 minutes. Didn't notice that capability in Textra either.

    As always, YMMV.

    Sent from Tapatalk on my GS3
    07-15-2013 08:50 PM
  3. codesign's Avatar
    Kriptyk SMS
    08-08-2013 09:45 PM
  4. realisticgirl's Avatar
    Obviously whatsapp
    08-12-2013 12:11 PM
  5. neonworm's Avatar
    Obviously whatsapp
    You have to pay for that though.
    08-12-2013 12:19 PM
  6. FZDolfan's Avatar
    Obviously whatsapp
    You have to pay for that though.
    And it's not a text messaging app, it's a messenger app. There's a difference.

    Sent from Tapatalk on my GS3
    08-12-2013 12:48 PM
  7. benhmadison's Avatar
    Chomp SMS is the best 3rd party app i've used. I like the stock android but hate that it doesn't have the native popup option.
    08-13-2013 05:26 PM
  8. awriternot's Avatar
    I have a really stupid question but what do you say when you are ready to send? If i say Send, it types it... Lol

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk
    11-04-2013 04:53 PM
  9. neonworm's Avatar
    I have a really stupid question but what do you say when you are ready to send? If i say Send, it types it... Lol

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk
    You have to push send. You can't just say it.
    11-04-2013 05:46 PM
  10. flipponater's Avatar
    Sliding messaging is really laggy on my one

    Sent from my HTC One using AC Forums mobile app
    11-04-2013 06:45 PM
  11. neonworm's Avatar
    Sliding messaging is really laggy on my one

    Sent from my HTC One using AC Forums mobile app
    Did you try clearing the cache?
    11-04-2013 06:46 PM
  12. awriternot's Avatar
    Well then how can it be totally hands free? I thought the point of hands free texting apps were just that.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk
    11-04-2013 10:48 PM
  13. outlooker's Avatar
    Facebook messenger for chat heads!
    11-05-2013 01:45 PM
  14. robinhelenehebert's Avatar
    I like go SMS...I love the themes

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    11-05-2013 04:12 PM
  15. robinhelenehebert's Avatar
    Love it

    Posted via Android Central App
    11-05-2013 04:13 PM
  16. robinhelenehebert's Avatar
    I totally agree. I love go sms

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    11-05-2013 04:14 PM
  17. sue222's Avatar
    Does anyone know of an app that will show your entire text as you type it? I don't want to scroll through my text to add or make changes. I only have 4 lines of text showing at a time, don't want to buy a new phone, but can't deal the such a limitation. Please help. I have looked at textra and it is only 3 lines. Please anyone can you help find an app that shows your text while typing?!!
    03-09-2014 07:06 PM
  18. cellomj's Avatar
    Textra all the way!

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3!
    03-09-2014 09:29 PM
  19. rob damiani's Avatar
    ChompSMS.. I tried Textra and I had trouble with Group Messaging and sending/receiving MMS.
    03-09-2014 10:00 PM
  20. emailmbooster's Avatar
    If you want to send SMS Marketing Service, SMS Marketing Service is the best https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...smsservicelite
    03-10-2014 09:35 PM
  21. bogeyx5's Avatar
    Textra over stock, Go SMS, and Handcent. Accompany Textra with Mighty Text and I am very happy.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
    03-10-2014 10:01 PM
  22. Sizzers's Avatar
    My suggestion and favourite messaging app is here https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...tyeightsms.mms

    Very much stock messaging app with great extras, and group SMS is a breeze.
    03-11-2014 03:34 AM
  23. cgardnervt's Avatar
    Textra as far as a stand alone app. But I use Google Hangouts now so I can get used to using stock and love it as well! They both have their minor small issues but over all they are both GREAT choices!
    03-11-2014 08:30 AM
  24. Etienne Lawlor's Avatar
    Have you ever been accused of mass texting your friends? With MasSMS, impersonal mass text messages will be a thing of the past. MasSMS allows users to customize mass text messages to include each of your recipient's name within the message. This feature will allow users to mass text large groups of people while still personalizing the experience for the end-recipient.

    Come join our #Google+community(https://plus.google.com/u/0/communit...41491247254748) to become a Beta Tester and get all the latest features and enhancements to our Text Messaging replacement app.

    Any and all feedback is welcome. Thanks.
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/communit...41491247254748

    #Android #sms
    04-05-2014 11:46 AM
  25. rrballer11's Avatar
    Stock Nexus Hangouts!
    04-05-2014 12:22 PM
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