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By imafriend123, Senior Member on 18th August 2014, 05:54 AM
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Hey guys, SMS alternative for galaxy s4? I've been using hangouts, but I switched back to stock cause I love the lockscreen setting. The stock messaging lags though, so it gets annoying from time to time. Anyone got better ones than those two? I've used textra, goSMS, sliding messaging pro, and 8sms. any underrated ones i haven't heard about?

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18th August 2014, 06:30 AM |#2  
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I've been using sliding sms. I like it quite a bit its a 4.4 kitkat based messaging app with some hangouts features

http://forum.xda-developers.com/andr..._utmk=38498080

Also a lot of options for customization. I think it looks cool too
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18th August 2014, 08:43 AM |#3  
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Try hello SMS. Has auto night mode and extremely light.

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18th August 2014, 12:15 PM |#4  
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I personally use the once named Ninja SMS, now known as Hoverchat. Uses the floating heads/windows like Facebook messenger. Have had no issues with it.
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Try Chomp!
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Textra is my daily sms/mms app. It plays nicely with Apple group texts.
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Hey guys, SMS alternative for galaxy s4? I've been using hangouts, but I switched back to stock cause I love the lockscreen setting. The stock messaging lags though, so it gets annoying from time to time. Anyone got better ones than those two? I've used textra, goSMS, sliding messaging pro, and 8sms. any underrated ones i haven't heard about?

THANKS!

I've been using Cyanogen Mod's messaging app. It's not that bad, i'll try your suggestions after i get tired of this one. THANKS GUYS!
19th August 2014, 05:39 PM |#8  
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8sms
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Chomp works nicely for me.

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