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19th August 2011, 05:04 PM |#1  
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Does anyone know or can recommend an app the lets you send/receive SMS & MMS with the Thrive over Wifi?

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19th August 2011, 08:42 PM |#2  
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I have been using Heywire for sms. It does not do mms but it is excellent for sms. The person you send the message to doesn't need to have Heywire installed.

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20th August 2011, 01:37 PM |#3  
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you can try texttab. What it does is connect thru Bluetooth to your phone, and receives any SMS your phone gets and sends them to your thrive. Which you can reply and send on your thrive once your paired up.
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24th August 2011, 01:18 AM |#4  
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TexTab worked awesome on mine! I absolutely love that program. Thanks for the head's up on that app. Definitely worth paying for it...
24th August 2011, 01:50 AM |#5  
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I have google voice and I have loved being able to text from any browser, including the thrive's browser. Especially if you're on sprint for your mobile servce, I would strongly recommend setting up google voice.

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24th August 2011, 03:31 AM |#6  
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I have google voice and I have loved being able to text from any browser, including the thrive's browser. Especially if you're on sprint for your mobile servce, I would strongly recommend setting up google voice.

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Sprints decision to work in collaboration with google voice makes it this way. I have Sprint and love them for this. A friend of mine is having trouble figuring out how to send google voice sms from his Thrive since he is on TMobile tho.
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I use DeskSMS, I started using it over month ago and the fact it actually syncs with my contacts on my phone rather they have Google Voice or any other service makes it IMO the best app there for texting over wifi without having to jump between phone numbers. Especially for those of us that didnt want to lose our MMS capability by completely syncing with Google Voice.
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I tried DeskSMS for a little while and it works ok. I stopped using it because Google Voice Canadian numbers are still not available. Hopefully I will use DeskSMS again once Canadian Google voice numbers are available.

Rogers Wireless use to offer wifi calling and text for consumer however this option is no longer compatible with my current plan with them so I had to improvise.

I`ve also tried textplus which work very well and you can get a Canadian number by
paying a monthly fee.
2nd September 2011, 07:47 AM |#9  
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I have been using Heywire for sms. It does not do mms but it is excellent for sms. The person you send the message to doesn't need to have Heywire installed.

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HeyWire just got an update that now allows MMS.

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I am using google voice on all my android devices and computers. Most over wi_fi and all sync almost at the same time. Love the thrive.

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