Your Android phone’s texting app may be quite sleek and fast, but eventually, you may grow tired of same interface and features. Fortunately, we got access to the Google Play Store, where we can find even fancier third-party texting apps.

Those alternate apps cater to different needs:attractive design, ease, privacy just name it! In this article, we are going to list the best free android texting apps alternatives, you can just use the one that fits your needs.

Note: These are not full reviews of these app, but an educated overview which should save you some time in your text app research.

Textra SMS

best-texting0apps-alternatives (4)Textra is a simple app created for people who want to have a beautify interface for their texting app. It comes with Android Lollipop’s material design and you can access 100+ themes to make it look as you please.

It supports both SMS/MMS and offers different feature to interact with them. Some of its features include, delay sending, SMS reply popup, SMS blocking, auto media save option, and request delivery reports. You can also mute individual conversations, if things get a little annoying.

Handcent Next SMS

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Handcent might not have one of the most attractive design, but it is good enough and easy on the eyes. You can use custom themes, fonts and ringtones to make your texting experience even better. The app is full of features that you may not even find on your phone’s default texting app. You can send SMS in bulk, scheduled SMS, search for any text and even password protect your conversations.

You can also backup your messages, so you will never have to worry about losing important messages. One of its main features is “Handcent Anywhere”, this feature will let you text from a browser on any device!


best-texting0apps-alternatives (5)EvolveSMS is a feature rich app that focuses on providing android design based experience with tons of customization capabilities. The interface is quite smooth and makes navigation a snap. You can move between threads just by sliding. You can password protect your conversations and also backup messages to your Dropbox account.

Some of its features include, group messaging, delete messages in bulk, popup notifications, 850+ emojis support, facebook integration and SMS schedule.

Chomp SMS

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Chomp is another great app with tons of features and customization options. You can choose from 100s of themes and along with ability to change notifications icons, screen colors, wallpapers and LED colors, things just get more beautiful.

It also offers many other features, like SMS scheduling, password protection, stop sent text, block senders, backup messages, signatures, group messaging and special dual-SIM navigation.


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mysms is a texting app that is designed for syncing your texts with other devices. It has separate apps for other platforms like, Windows, Mac OSX and Chrome. You can compose a message on any device and send it, the message will be sent from your Android phone’s number.

It will also sync all messages and call logs with all all devices. Some of its other features include, SMS backup, schedule SMS, export messages and SMS/MMS support.

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