Top text messaging apps for Android

Exchanging text messages is a familiar way of life for many users. Although every phone has a native text messaging app at its disposal, users will choose other programs with similar features. 

There are times when native apps can’t handle MMS, and others are old-fashioned. However, every user can use another third-party SMS client for their Android. Let’s pick our full text messaging apps for Android.

Google Messages

Messages are the official texting app of Google Corporation. The program is distinguished by its interface and many features in the set. The app works with Google’s RCS feature (a feature set in iMessage or WhatsApp). Google Messages is distributed for free on Google Play.

Pulse SMS

Pulse SMS is an exciting and very functional text messaging application. Pulse also helps deliver text messages to the rest of the user’s devices, e.g., tablets and computers. 

Pulse has a password on the private conversations block to protect your identity more with user source messages. The app is free w/IAP on Google Play.

Textra SMS

Textra is a pure SMS app with all the features for demanding users. Textra has personalized settings with colors available for themes, notifications, and backgrounds. Built-in SMS scheduling, quick replies, group messaging, SMS blocking, and more are benefits of the free w/IAP app on Google Play.

Signal Private Messenger

In its early days, Signal Private Messenger was considered a secure form of standard messaging. Then the program, with updates, got the default SMS client feature. It has end-to-end encryption, audio, and video calls. The program is available for free on Google Play.

SMS Organizer

SMS Organizer is considered part of the project Microsoft Garage, then the application into its SMS program. The application itself organizes the mailbox, providing an intelligent assistant to help. Microsoft has enabled automatic backups to Google Drive. The program is accessible on Google Play.

YAATA – SMS/MMS Messaging

This application allows you to customize every aspect of messaging, and the program’s weight is light. YAATA has standard SMS/MMS support such as group chats, archiving, and more. It also has customizable notification options. The program is free w/IAP on Google Play.

Chomp SMS

Chomp SMS is an app that has been around for very many years. The app has been changed and updated regularly, complete with integration with Pushbullet and MightyText. The program is free w/IAP on Google Play.

Handcent Next SMS

This app has changed many times over the years. Handcent Next has cool features like desktop notifications as well as cloud backups. More and more features are coming to Handcent, and it’s far from the limit. The app is distributed free w/IAP on Google Play.