EvolveSMS

EvolveSMS


EvolveSMS is a powerful texting replacement app that makes talking to your friends quick, fun and easy! It’s been designed from the bottom up with the newest Android guidelines in mind to look beautiful and just plain work. Feel completely immersed in the app with a design that flows freely between, you, all your friends, and Android.

Main features:
- A beautiful and smooth interface for sliding between conversations so everything is just a swipe away
- Full multimedia support including sending pictures, videos, audio, contacts, and GIFs
- A popup that allows you full access to anything in the app and looks great
- Group messaging support
- Full Light Flow support
- 2 different widgets with lockscreen support
- Swipe to delete conversations
- Batch deleting messages
- Archiving messages
- Fully customizable notifications
- Password protection
- Full emoji support (850+ emojis, Android or iOS 7 style)
- Android Wear support
- Desktop messaging through Pushbullet and Yappy
- And much more :)

Unlockable with the customization plugin from inside the app:
- 3 theme options: light, dark and black
- 3 different layouts: Evolve, Hangouts, and Classic
- Facebook and Google+ cover photo integration
- Facebook contact photo integration
- Night mode
- Apply addon themes to fully customize every aspect of look in the app, there are hundreds on the Play Store to enjoy!

Unlockable with the feature plugin from inside the app:
- More MMS options (GIFs and contacts)
- Message backup through Dropbox
- Private inbox
- Scheduled SMS messages
- Personalized mass messages

Here are two different emoji plugins for you to choose from, choose whichever suits you best, install it and never worry about it again!
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial
iOS: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial_ios

Please note: The app is completely free to download and enjoy for everyone! There are 2 different in-app purchases to expand on the functionality of the app and help me out with future development… If you like the app, feel free to show it and buy the in-app purchases in the settings menu :)

Permissions explained (there are a lot because of the nature of the app):
- Send SMS: allows for sending messages
- Read SMS: allows for reading messages from the database
- Write SMS: allows for writing messages to the database
- Receive SMS and MMS: allows for notifications to be shown when message is received
- Read Contacts: allows for contact names and pictures to be found and displayed
- Read Phone State: allows for reading your phone number
- Read Profile: allows for reading your contact image
- Vibrate: allows for vibration on notifications and haptic feedback
- Call Phone: allows for calling a contact
- Write External Storage: allows for saving media to the SD card
- Get Tasks: allows for checking if EvolveSMS is currently running or not
- Wake Lock: allows for waking the screen when a new message is received
- Disable Keyguard: allows for unlocking the device after a popup is shown
- Receive Boot Completed: allows services to be started once your device finishes booting up
- Internet: allows for sending MMS messages
- Access/Change WiFi State: allows MMS messages to monitor current WiFi state and disable temporarily if necessary
- Access/Change Network State: allows for enabled network connectivity when sending MMS messages
- Access Location: allows for attaching location to MMS messages
- Get Accounts: allows for signing in and caching Google+ cover photos
- Use Credentials: allows for signing in and caching Google+ cover photos
- Billing: allows for in app purchases

Recent changes:
- UI Tweaks

See the Get Help section of settings for a full changelog!
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About EvolveSMS
EvolveSMS is a powerful texting replacement app that makes talking to your friends quick, fun and easy! It’s been designed from the bottom up with the newest Android guidelines in mind to look beautiful and just plain work. Feel completely immersed in the app with a design that flows freely between, you, all your friends, and Android.

Main features:
- A beautiful and smooth interface for sliding between conversations so everything is just a swipe away
- Full multimedia support including sending pictures, videos, audio, contacts, and GIFs
- A popup that allows you full access to anything in the app and looks great
- Group messaging support
- Full Light Flow support
- 2 different widgets with lockscreen support
- Swipe to delete conversations
- Batch deleting messages
- Archiving messages
- Fully customizable notifications
- Password protection
- Full emoji support (850+ emojis, Android or iOS 7 style)
- Android Wear support
- Desktop messaging through Pushbullet and Yappy
- And much more :)

Unlockable with the customization plugin from inside the app:
- 3 theme options: light, dark and black
- 3 different layouts: Evolve, Hangouts, and Classic
- Facebook and Google+ cover photo integration
- Facebook contact photo integration
- Night mode
- Apply addon themes to fully customize every aspect of look in the app, there are hundreds on the Play Store to enjoy!

Unlockable with the feature plugin from inside the app:
- More MMS options (GIFs and contacts)
- Message backup through Dropbox
- Private inbox
- Scheduled SMS messages
- Personalized mass messages

Here are two different emoji plugins for you to choose from, choose whichever suits you best, install it and never worry about it again!
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial
iOS: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.klinker.android.emoji_keyboard_trial_ios

Please note: The app is completely free to download and enjoy for everyone! There are 2 different in-app purchases to expand on the functionality of the app and help me out with future development… If you like the app, feel free to show it and buy the in-app purchases in the settings menu :)

Permissions explained (there are a lot because of the nature of the app):
- Send SMS: allows for sending messages
- Read SMS: allows for reading messages from the database
- Write SMS: allows for writing messages to the database
- Receive SMS and MMS: allows for notifications to be shown when message is received
- Read Contacts: allows for contact names and pictures to be found and displayed
- Read Phone State: allows for reading your phone number
- Read Profile: allows for reading your contact image
- Vibrate: allows for vibration on notifications and haptic feedback
- Call Phone: allows for calling a contact
- Write External Storage: allows for saving media to the SD card
- Get Tasks: allows for checking if EvolveSMS is currently running or not
- Wake Lock: allows for waking the screen when a new message is received
- Disable Keyguard: allows for unlocking the device after a popup is shown
- Receive Boot Completed: allows services to be started once your device finishes booting up
- Internet: allows for sending MMS messages
- Access/Change WiFi State: allows MMS messages to monitor current WiFi state and disable temporarily if necessary
- Access/Change Network State: allows for enabled network connectivity when sending MMS messages
- Access Location: allows for attaching location to MMS messages
- Get Accounts: allows for signing in and caching Google+ cover photos
- Use Credentials: allows for signing in and caching Google+ cover photos
- Billing: allows for in app purchases

Recent changes:
- UI Tweaks

See the Get Help section of settings for a full changelog!

User reviews of EvolveSMS
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A Google User
14 hours ago
Seems to be working.. I finally got the MMS to work on my T-Mobile Note 4. I'm not exactly sure what I did that that I haven't done before. I'll let it ride for a while. I really want to give this 5 Stars and buy the premium version.
A Google User
14 hours ago
Lots of problems When I first BOUGHT this app it was great, by far the best messaging app I've used. BUT when my Samsung Note 3 upgraded to Android 5.0 I have had numerous issues. The wrong picture showing up for people, conversations being deleted by itself, and now it will not even send a text at all. Until a new update is pushed out I will be forced to use something else. Hopefully it gets fixed cause I used to really love this app.
A Google User
15 hours ago
Dual sim please.
A Google User
16 hours ago
It's ok Forget this if you have lollipop. The part that works works well, but pop up quick reply works sometimes and other times it doesn't, you have to pay for expansion packs and I couldn't take and attach pictures directly from the attach menu. Gifs don't send right but show correctly, mms took forever to receive (sometimes taking upwards of 30 minutes with full LTE service on att) but send within seconds. It has tons of options, none of which I would say were worth paying for. Back to textra.
A Google User
17 hours ago
Very nice but... Constantly locking up and completely freezes phone then reboots it when adding private contract. Also won't send MMS. I haven't had a chance to fully test it yet because it's crashing when I'm setting up my preferences :/
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