Handcent SMS

Handcent SMS


The most powerful and customizable messaging app that’s ever been created. Handcent SMS can do more than just texting, it comes with plenty of beautiful skins and useful features. Texting is meant to be simple, powerful and colorful!

Take a look at main features, You’d be surprised what it’s capable of.

Key features:

> Beautiful user interface:
Flat UI design with countless themes and skins for you to choose from, find one that fits your style. All themes and skins are available for free download from Handcent in play store. New Skins are added daily!

> SMS/MMS:
Full SMS and MMS support, support for all Android phones and all Android versions(up to 4.4 Kitkat)

>Handcent Talk:
Send messages without paying for SMS/MMS. A cross-platform service: Android, iPhone, Windows Phones users can all chat together.

> Handcent Anywhere:
Text on computers and tablets. Utilize the bigger screen and physical keyboard for faster texting.

> Facebook Profile Pic sync:
Sync contacts’ Facebook pictures to be used in our app. (It replaces your local contacts' pictures in the people app with their profile pictures from Facebook if the the name matches. You can also do it manually)

> Contact customizations:
Set unique notification sound, style, icon and vibrate pattern and so on for each contact.

> Backup messages:
Cloud backup for all your messages(SMS/MMS) as well as your settings. You can even choose how often you want to back up. When you get a new device or reinstall our app,you can easily restore all your messages and settings. (You will need to purchase your Cloud backup service to use it)

> Private Box:
Protect your personal information with Private Box. Use password to view and hide your messages. Private box can be backed up on the cloud using your Handcent account or to external SD card. (Stock Message app and all third party ones won't be able to view messages you put in the private box)

> Group Chat:
Chat with a group of friends(MMS required. Its availability depends on your area, it's fully working in North America)

> Bulk SMS:
Send Bypass your system's limitation to send more texts at once. You can even increase the number of the text you can send by subscribing to our premium service.

> Search:
Search contact and text in your inbox letting users quickly locate messages in a big inbox.

> Emoji:
Share fun emoji and smileys with other Android Handcent users as well as iPhone users. Additional emoji are available as free, downloadable plugins!

> Security:
Anti-harassment feature built in with the ability to blacklist contacts, filter out keywords, and filter out numbers by prefix.

> Globalization:
Support for more than 20 languages. (You are more than welcome to correct our mistakes and provide better translation) Support for the various messaging protocols of different countries.

> Scheduled task:
Deliver SMS and even MMS messages at a specific time or regular intervals such as daily, weekly or monthly.

> ECard:
Share beautiful Handcent eCards with family and friends to mark important dates, such as holidays, birthdays, and to exchange avatars between couples and friends. (eCard is a standalone app in app store)

> Auto-split:
Messages over 160 characters to be split on CDMA networks such as Verizon Wireless.

> VCard:
Full support for vCards allows you to send, receive, import and export them with Handcent SMS.

> Other tools:
Integrated spell checking and Message composition tools and etc.

For information, support, or to manage your account, please visit our website http://www.handcent.com
Or send an email to [email protected]
Like us at https://www.facebook.com/handcent
Follow us at https://twitter.com/handcent

Recent changes:
Handcent 6.165 Release notes (AD fixed version)

>Fixed AD display at settings window

>Supported Galaxy Note4
>Improve Galaxy S3 4.4 support
>Fixed some known issues
>Handcent Anywhere App for Android released on Google Play now! Download and enjoy it on your android tablet
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About Handcent SMS
The most powerful and customizable messaging app that’s ever been created. Handcent SMS can do more than just texting, it comes with plenty of beautiful skins and useful features. Texting is meant to be simple, powerful and colorful!

Take a look at main features, You’d be surprised what it’s capable of.

Key features:

> Beautiful user interface:
Flat UI design with countless themes and skins for you to choose from, find one that fits your style. All themes and skins are available for free download from Handcent in play store. New Skins are added daily!

> SMS/MMS:
Full SMS and MMS support, support for all Android phones and all Android versions(up to 4.4 Kitkat)

>Handcent Talk:
Send messages without paying for SMS/MMS. A cross-platform service: Android, iPhone, Windows Phones users can all chat together.

> Handcent Anywhere:
Text on computers and tablets. Utilize the bigger screen and physical keyboard for faster texting.

> Facebook Profile Pic sync:
Sync contacts’ Facebook pictures to be used in our app. (It replaces your local contacts' pictures in the people app with their profile pictures from Facebook if the the name matches. You can also do it manually)

> Contact customizations:
Set unique notification sound, style, icon and vibrate pattern and so on for each contact.

> Backup messages:
Cloud backup for all your messages(SMS/MMS) as well as your settings. You can even choose how often you want to back up. When you get a new device or reinstall our app,you can easily restore all your messages and settings. (You will need to purchase your Cloud backup service to use it)

> Private Box:
Protect your personal information with Private Box. Use password to view and hide your messages. Private box can be backed up on the cloud using your Handcent account or to external SD card. (Stock Message app and all third party ones won't be able to view messages you put in the private box)

> Group Chat:
Chat with a group of friends(MMS required. Its availability depends on your area, it's fully working in North America)

> Bulk SMS:
Send Bypass your system's limitation to send more texts at once. You can even increase the number of the text you can send by subscribing to our premium service.

> Search:
Search contact and text in your inbox letting users quickly locate messages in a big inbox.

> Emoji:
Share fun emoji and smileys with other Android Handcent users as well as iPhone users. Additional emoji are available as free, downloadable plugins!

> Security:
Anti-harassment feature built in with the ability to blacklist contacts, filter out keywords, and filter out numbers by prefix.

> Globalization:
Support for more than 20 languages. (You are more than welcome to correct our mistakes and provide better translation) Support for the various messaging protocols of different countries.

> Scheduled task:
Deliver SMS and even MMS messages at a specific time or regular intervals such as daily, weekly or monthly.

> ECard:
Share beautiful Handcent eCards with family and friends to mark important dates, such as holidays, birthdays, and to exchange avatars between couples and friends. (eCard is a standalone app in app store)

> Auto-split:
Messages over 160 characters to be split on CDMA networks such as Verizon Wireless.

> VCard:
Full support for vCards allows you to send, receive, import and export them with Handcent SMS.

> Other tools:
Integrated spell checking and Message composition tools and etc.

For information, support, or to manage your account, please visit our website http://www.handcent.com
Or send an email to [email protected]
Like us at https://www.facebook.com/handcent
Follow us at https://twitter.com/handcent

Recent changes:
Handcent 6.165 Release notes (AD fixed version)

>Fixed AD display at settings window

>Supported Galaxy Note4
>Improve Galaxy S3 4.4 support
>Fixed some known issues
>Handcent Anywhere App for Android released on Google Play now! Download and enjoy it on your android tablet

User reviews of Handcent SMS
After last update, double message issue again.
May 4, 2012
update stinks!! it makes sending a text a project! everything shrunk its hard 2 use with bigger fingers& no so good eyesight I've had this app 4 years now its time I delete & go with factory text :-(
Aug 2, 2013
this version works well. switched back to this version because the message sent option reset is there. the new version 5.0. is missing from there.
Jul 27, 2013
mms picture sending not workkng unless I go to undelivered mail and click resend. please fix! GS3
Jan 7, 2013
I can not send or receive a picture msg on my Droid razr unless I have the default razr text app running. Handcent used to work flawlessly while the default text app was disabled.
Nov 28, 2012
wont notify me when I have message!! sg3. please fix!
Nov 27, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
Love ❤ love ❤ love ❤ I love ❤ it!!!
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
Works great again Much better than stock messaging
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
Contact picture Some of the contact pictures doesn't show, even though I've saved the picture under the contact. I'm using Samsung S4. However some shown... Pls fix, thank you.
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
Picture loading problem I would give more stars but it doesn't load pictures that are being sent to me. I never had a problem with Samsung S5
A Google User
Nov 19, 2014
marked improvements... needs to be a way to rename "private box" what good is having a private box if its labeled somethings private in it?!!