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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BillyBoo, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. BillyBoo

    BillyBoo Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Hi
    Which tablet texting app are people using and would you recommend it. Thanks
     



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  2. gb4fan

    gb4fan Well-Known Member

    Handscent
     
  3. StLouisMan2

    StLouisMan2 Newbie

    Using Talkatone and Google Voice will give your WiFi enabled Nexus 7 free phone and text service across the United States and Canada.
     
  4. Bren S.

    Bren S. Android Expert

    I use MightyText and it works great.
     
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  5. saptech

    saptech Android Expert

  6. saptech

    saptech Android Expert

    Do you know if the Chrome Extension works with Linux Chrome for the PC?
    I'm thinking of trying MT out.

    Thnx.
     
  7. jova33

    jova33 Android Expert

    If you have Verizon, the Verizon messaging app works great. It's the one app out of all their crappy apps I actually recommend.
     
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  8. dodgerfan1953

    dodgerfan1953 Newbie

    Google Hangouts
     
  9. Hoosiermama

    Hoosiermama Well-Known Member

    I use Mighty Text and have for several years. It works very well.
     
  10. gaajiwaaih

    gaajiwaaih Newbie

    I use Desk SMS, on Gnex and desktop and it works wonderfully. Tablet SMS works fantastic and is essentially a tablet extension of same. It is extremely reliable. Working together, you can view an SMS message on desktop, phone or tablet.
     
  11. TheAmazingDave

    TheAmazingDave Android Expert

    I use TabletTalk; you need an Android phone though as it sends/receives TXT/MMS using the phone as its modem.

    Can also send and receive calls with it, although again, the audio comes through the phone. Not a problem if you have a BT headset; and there's also an option to answer with the phone's speakerphone.

    Has a dialer, call log, message inbox, etc, all like it was running on the tablet itself. Integrates and acts like a native dialer for apps.
     
  12. MeatLoafT

    MeatLoafT Member

    Well two people are giving the Verizon messaging app a thumbs up so I guess I'll have to try it out. Using mighty text now, but the phone has to be on. Also use Google Voice and GrooveIP but it texts from a different number.
     
  13. cdf3

    cdf3 Well-Known Member

    I've been using both MightyText and Verizon Messages.
    I would give the advantage to Verizon Meaaages, because it allows you to delete multiple threads at once. MightyText doesn't have this option. You have to delete every thread one by one.
    Verizon Messages also displays MMS pictures within a thread. MightyText only displays text within a thread.
     
  14. jjrx3

    jjrx3 Android Enthusiast

    second on tablet talk. works great over wifi or bluetooth .
     
  15. ndoren

    ndoren Well-Known Member

    Absolutely. Chrome extension for Mighty Text works perfectly under linux. I am running Red Hat Enterprise 6 (RHEL6). Linux version shouldn't matter. Should work just fine. Neall
     
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  16. saptech

    saptech Android Expert

    Thanks. I'll have to give both a try. I may be one of the last web users who haven't used Chrome browser. :)
     
  17. RobMelone

    RobMelone Newbie

    I use Mighty Text and it works great...syncs with my Galaxy S2 Skyrocket. Thinking of trying Talkatone app to test....
     
  18. fadeout

    fadeout Well-Known Member

    Tablet talk works really well and can be themed which has it's benefits.
     
  19. sfbloodbrother

    sfbloodbrother Extreme Android User

    I am using Google Voice. I think its great, use it all the time, its even my main phone now.
     
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