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17 Best SMS Apps for android 2016


Texting is a process that usually defined as the transfer of information from one person to another, using some devices.Nowadays more ans more people communicate via Internet , using FB , Snapchat or something else .But  why do people begin to forgive about the good old SMS? Do WhatsApp and Facebook come in handy in a few situations,  because you can’t always be sure that your friend is online at particular time or he has Internet access. In this case SMS is the most convenient variant for you. We tested and chose 17 Best apps to make your conversation easier and much pleasant. Here they are.

1.Textra SMS


Comes with a bunch of great features ,wonderful design, simple interface and  notably 100+ material design theme, bubble & app icon colors. Dark, light & auto-night modes, 6 bubble styles, scheduled (future) SMS & MMS, stop during send, slide to delete / call, quick snap camera, multi-select picture gallery, quick reply popup, awesome MMS GROUP messaging, quick voice memos, GIFs, 21 text sizes, blocker / blacklisting, auto video & picture compression and lots more.

Moreover, there is a dual SIM support for both SMS and MMS. Requires Android 5.1 or above

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Looks pretty good, isn’t it?

Get ot on Google Play and try!

2.Google Messenger


Keep in touch with your friends and family. Information transfer, including MMS,video, SMS and voice messages , becomes easier with this simple app.

You don’t make an effort to send necessary material . All you need is just to click the button with necessary function or text a message , and your SMS, MMS or other information will be sent to your friend.

Another helpful feature is a fast search.You find necessary contacts and messages easier.What is more you have more control over the messages, if you don’t want somebody to text you, you can ban him .Interface is very clear and graceful, so this app is worth it.


Get it on Google Play

3.Chomp SMS

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Join the team of CHOMP SMS users!

Create your own unique look, or choose from 100’s of FREE themes / skins.Many exciting features like pass code app 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 is waiting for you.

Plus unlimited customization for design like LED colors,screen colors,font types and sizes and background wallpapers will make your conversation gripping.

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Get it on Google Play

4.Signal Private Messenger


Today our privacy is in danger.But with Signal privacy is possible. Comparing Signal Private Messenger , it akin to such messengers as Facebook messenger, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts. Due to a phone number system you can find your friends,using the same messenger ,so that to text them and share photos and videos.Signal allows you to create encrypted groups so you can have private conversations with all your friends at once.

It’s also free, open source, and supports phone calls as well.


Get it on Google Play

5.Yaata SMS


It is an up-to-date SMS messenger with it’s own advantages. There you can find Material design with light and dark themes which make  strain on the eyes less whether it’s a day or night.Also it’s available to customize  Ringtones, vibrations, quick reply styles, LED color and blink rate, status bar icon and more .It looks good, works well, and most of the features are in the free version.


Get it on Google Play

6.Handcent Next SMS


Texting can never be this easy! Apart from standard features,you can send text messages from your PC, Mac, or Tablet without touching your Android phone. There you own your personal space,totally encrypted message box can only be opened by a unique sophisticated passcode set by you. Also, there you block unwanted persons, their SMS and spam SMS messages.

Plus there you can find more than 1500 amazing emojis and stickers.


Get it on Google Play



This app guarantees to make texting as magical as it was a few years ago. In a world with clunky SMS and MMS apps cluttered with bloat and ads, QKSMS is something to get excited about.It focuses on the simplicity and experience.Such things as material design,Customization,Group Messaging,Night Mode make this app especial.

QKSMS is also fully open source!


Get it on Google Play

8.Float SMS


Float is a unique messenger with Chat head style.One a bubble for each conversation you can open multiple conversation at the same time.Also it supports multiple languages such as English,German,French,Danish,Portuguese and Vietnamese. Simple and attractive interface,customization for personal settings make this app useful and stylish. As for me, I fell in love with it’s interface font!

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Get it on Google Play

9.Messages + SMS

Messages + SMS

Another simple messenger. Make it your own- Your contacts are only yours and the will never be  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.

Block spammers, back up your messages, contacts and files -make it your own!

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Get it on Google Play

10.Mood messenger

Mood messenger

Your mood appeals in your SMS or MMS, that’s why it’s different from your stock Android SMS app.Lovely, pretty simple and really effective -it replaces your default SMS application to bring you unique features and contents.

Predictive emoji texting : type a word > emojis appear > select the one you want. Wallpapers : customize your conversations by browsing and searching for thousands of wallpapers straight from Mood SMS Messenger. Launch them according to your mood.Media Screen feature : each conversation has a Media Screen where all its pictures and videos are grouped.

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 Get it on Google Play 

11.Now SMS


Somewhere it akin to Google Now, it’s also a simple texting app which could be better with more exclusive features and improvements. It supports Emojicon applications, SMS,MMS, custom contact notifications like LED color changes, ringtone and vibration patterns.More features are available in the full premium version like quick reply option. But basic features are available free and they make communication the small world.


12.SMS Messenger for Android

SMS Messenger for Android

Special and only for Android.Don’t loose your chance to try this messenger to communicate to each other very fast and convenient.

At first, it’s redesign with trending flat style-very classy.You can feel the different and they will be interesting and useful for you.

Secondly, Tap to create new message and search the contact you want to chat. When you have new SMS, the notification will notify you or a popup dialog will appear so you can read and reply instantly without going into app. Moreover it supports all kind of emojicons, thin font style with white background.

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Are you bothered by strange users texting you?spammers,sending you useless advertisements? It’s not a problem anymore. Truemessenger finds out the sender even if his number doesn’t enroll in your contacts. It will filter your SMS, and make your SMS inbox clear and only for friends and family, blocking spammers.

Truemessenger saves your time and nerves, satisfying your needs and helping you to keep in touch with only persons you want to .


14. EvolveSMS


For a very long time EvolveSms was a very popular text messenger. A Good Old SMS!. One of its  features is the ability to swipe between conversations which makes chating with friends easier than hitting the back button and then selecting another conversation.Moreover, full media support,password protection archiving messages make this app marketable.

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15.GO SMS Pro


If you own an Android device you must have come across an app for texting .More than 100 million users chose this one as one of the most convinient,easy-to-use ,personalizing and intuitive app among the other SMS apps.

GO SMS Pro comes with beautiful themes, lovely stickers, private box, pop up windows, GO chat (send free SMS & MMS), dual sim support, and much more. Creatord made GO SMS Pro faster, safer and tons of great features – messaging has never been so fun and efficient


16.invi SMS Messenger

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Do you hear about this homie?  Not yet? Well, it’s time to introduce you to it! It’s a good mobile companion in every situation. Beautiful themes – make your app by yourself, personalization means chat color, theme’s and font’s style, and notifying ringtone.In addition,everybody loves to play trend games, now it’s possible to share your progress with friends via this messenger! What is more, you can texting with your friend even if he doesn’t have any SMS messengers, which is also plus. Quick,beautiful, classy-this three words fully describe the app.

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17.ZERO message.(SMS)

The littlest

Small file size -1,5 MB, less than the same apps.

The fastest

It requires only 0,5 seconds to launch the app.


Private account protects your personal data all the time.

dual SIM support, various themes and emoji to choose from, and SMS blocking along with spam filtering. It’s a good little SMS app with some unique features.ZERO-SMS-

Than you for attention!

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