etherSMS for Android is a simple to use messaging application for your Android mobile phone or tablet device. This cross platform application provides messenger-like functionality for Android, iPhone/iPad/iPod, and Blackberry devices as well as SMS text messaging in one convenient application.
Tired of paying for all those text messages and monthly service plans? Pay no more. Download etherSMS and text for FREE between other devices equipped with etherSMS. etherSMS also provides a cloud-based text messaging service that lets you and your friends text to one another with NO additional charges.
Have a tablet device and no texting capability? No problem. etherSMS allows you to purchase a phone number for your device (optional) for only $2 month. Text to other etherSMS users for FREE while text messages to US/Canada are only 2c. No monthly text plans, you simply pay for what you use. etherSMS operates on any data network available (carrier data plan, WiFi, or hot-spot).
International traveler? Using etherSMS can save you a bundle. Some international texting rates can be as high as $1 per text message and the carriers love to rob us blind. Get yourself an additional phone number for your device and text away.
Note: Android users may use the etherSMS Messenger as a replacement for their standard text messaging app. The etherSMS service is entirely optional.
Visit the etherSMS site and register for your free account today.
Product Features & Highlights
• Provides messaging & texting user experience similar to the native handset application(s).
• Cross platform support for Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod/Touch, and Blackberry (coming soon) devices.
• Operates on the mobile carrier’s data network, WiFi, or hot-spot.
• Completely integrated with your device’s contact/address book.
• Notifications integrated into the native handset’s notification and alert mechanisms.
• Send and receive messages with other etherSMS users and SMS devices.
• Protect your messages from prying eyes with a built-in screen/passcode lock.
• Send and receive messages without having to pay expensive international text rates.
• Minimize or eliminate your carrier’s text messaging plan.
• Get a number for your Android, iPad, or other tablet device for sending and receiving text messages. (At this time, only U.S. numbers are available).
• Emoticon support.
• Web and phone number links supported.
- MMS Attachments now supported!
- Added email address support for etherSMS in-network messaging. Now you can address SMS to email recipients using their registered etherSMS account address.
- Fixed a few minor issues.
- Fixed issues with permissions and hardware feature requirements.