I've read a little about textplus, but I'm still not exactly sure how it works. Basically, I don't want to pay for a SMS plan anymore because they're rather expensive, but still want to be able to send/receive SMS msgs to others. From my understanding, Textplus will allow me to send unlimited txt msgs to anyone on any carrier without actually counting toward my plan's SMS usage.. is that right? Also, if I send a SMS through Textplus, when someone receives it, from my understanding they can then reply through their SMS (not through some email or web app) and it will come back to me through Textplus.. ? But what if someone wants to SMS text me first.. is there a way for them to text me into Textplus (like a dedicated 'number' that replaces my actual number so I don't receive the SMS through my actual plan).. or are they only able to reply after I send through Textplus first? Sorry I don't have my smartphone yet so I can't test these things out for myself. I'm trying to find a way to save on these SMS fees before changing my plan altogether. Thanks!