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[APP][FREE]ringtext messenger [use phone nr. and missed calls to send messages]

ringlabs

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Hi everyone,

We just published a new version of ringtext messenger, and looking for users who can test and give us feedback. All help greatly appreciated!

Your "missed call" on the receiver's mobile is your free ringtext "message"

Unlike Whatsapp etc, ringtext Messenger does NOT need your 3G/EDGE, Wi-Fi or any other type of (costly) mobile Internet connection to send and receive messages. With the ringtext-offline feature, chat fast en simple with your friends, even offline. And it’s unlimited. So say as much as you want all over the World.

Data packs don't last forever neither does the pocket-money. Yes, we've all faced the times when our smart phones lose all their charm without the data packs. But not ringtext. If offline, ringtext Messenger uses your "Caller ID" and "missed calls" to send and receive messages to your friends world wide and free of all charges!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missed_call

Chat with your friends all over the world as long as they have ringtext Messenger installed and avoid those pesky international data costs. Must have for users in regions without mobile data, backpackers out of data coverage, as well as international business travellers seeking to avoid roaming costs.

All your ringtext messages (missed calls) are routed over Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Just let the phone ring, and watch the blue screen. Answered calls will be charged by your normal rate, so don't try to answer these ringtext calls, it should be free for you and your friends!



FEATURES
- small App size
- languages English, Italian (credits Gianluca Alfarano), Dutch, Russian (credits pavik62)
- 100% free no charge (direct or hidden), no pop-up ads.
- benefits are huge for kids without mobile data, backpackers out of data coverage, as well as international business travellers seeking to avoid roaming costs.

IMPORTANT
  • Your Caller ID (CLI) must be ON
  • ringtext messenger will NOT work on Tablets without Calling Facility.
  • ringtext will work on DUAL SIM devices.
  • If you have problems using ringtext (for example "CLI error"), please check with your operator the reason for changing your CLI when dialing IDD (International) numbers
  • In order to chat or send/recieve ringtext messages with contacts, everyone must have the ringtext application installed and activated on their phones.
  • Your friend's phone number must be in your Android phone's address book in order for you to start a chat. ringtext messenger reads your contacts' phone numbers from your phone's address book and automatically adds ringtext users to "Contacts on ringtext". If you cannot see your friend in ringtext messenger, please ensure that your friend has ringtext messenger installed on their phone.
  • There is a button "Tell a friend" to invite friends. The invite/accept process could take 2 mins before contacts become black (synchronized) after being greyed out. In "settings you are free to speed up synchronization.
  • Just "tab" on the contact to start instant chat, or "tab and hold" to choose from predefined ringtext messages, and send them with a Missed Call. All functions are also available from settings

HOW RINGTEXT WORKS
John starts to Call Rohan and quickly disconnects the call just after hearing the first ring tone to avoid (setup or call) costs. Rohan will notice this as a "missed call" from John, but understands his "free message". This is commonly used by millions of people as a way of communicating pre-agreed messages for free, because a missed call (unanswered call) is totally free of charges. In ringtext we use this missed call technique and made it look as visible messages. You get 100 customisable messages specific for offline use and exchange these messages all over the world with a 100% free missed call. When ringtext users reply, receivers get the message in the same conversation screen.

HOW IT COULD BE FREE?
We think that If Your App Isn't Free, Another One Will Be. We developed ringtext messenger for testing our missed call exchange technique in other industries. The missed Call technology is old, but not old fashioned. We still learn everyday from users. There are also lots of applications (yes we have more Apps pending) and our test-users liked it very much and asked us to make ringtext publicly available for daily use. We accepted the challenge, made a cool blue interface, and here it is. There is no charge, direct or hidden, to download or use ringtext Messenger. The App does not install any spy-ware or ad-ware along with it. It does not populate user's screen with pop-up ads. We know the App’s benefits are huge for many audiences, including kids without mobile data, backpackers (out of data coverage), as well as international business travellers seeking to avoid roaming costs.

ABUSE
No one wants to find a sky-high mobile phone bill waiting, because you answered the ringtext Missed Calls from your contacts. If we suspect that account activity constitutes an abuse of our system, the account will be temporarily banned from using ringtext. This user will receive a warning message in the app. We will also inform all his/here contacts. During the temporary ban the user will not be able to access any part of his/here ringtext account. You would be able to use your account again after you have contacted [email protected].

DOWNLOAD LINK: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=lk.ringtext


NOTE
  • All worldwide operators and service providers are involved in handling the (missed) calls and in particular the originating operators and service providers only allow the correct contents of parameters to be transferred in the telephone networks. If you have problems using ringtext (for example you got "CLI error"), please check with your operator the reason for changing your CLI when dialing IDD (International) numbers? Or just turn on your CLI (Caller id)
.

Looking for your comments, questions, tips and contribution for translations in your language. Let's make ringtext messenger available to everyone in the world! :good:

thanks, Igo (ringlabs) ;)

 
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ringlabs

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ringtext version info

Last version:
NOV - 2014 version 2.0.25
- auto refresh new ringtext contacts list
- miscellaneous bug fixes, performance and layout improvements
- supports now Android 2.3 and 5.0 LOLLIPOP
- Feedback and FAQ pages (online)
- Dual SIM support
- 100% free worldwide use, don't answer the "missed" Call from your ringtext friends!
- no pop-up advertising

DOWNLOAD LINK: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=lk.ringtext

IMPORTANT: if you got CLI ERROR at registration:

ringtext uses your phone number to make messaging with friends and contacts easy. The phone number verification process is designed to be as simple as possible, but if you are having trouble verifying your number, please inform us at [email protected]

To make youre registration successful, it is required that ringtext makes a missed call to our servers located in Amsterdam. This is only to capture your CLI on our servers, the ringtext app will disconnect automatically and we will not answer your call. So registration (number verification process) is 100% free.

We are receiving from users all over the world (most from India) they cannot register because of corrupted CLI.
This is why: If we recieve on our server the number 196585 instead of the full number +919418159976.
It is required that we receive your CLI correctly for the app to work! Of course there is already a user registered for the CLI "196585" (the corrupt one), so the system thinks you are that user and ask you to enter the password. Sorry Its your (India) provider who does not plays the rules correctly with handling CLI format.

You can test your CLI with this site http://www.calleridtest.com/ (NOTE It's NOT FREE if you call from outside the USA). But it works great. I called from The Netherlands and it cost me arround € 0,20

We noticed In some countries you have to add after the 00 or + an extra carrier
To add the carrier in a number not yet build in ringtext.

For example ringtext dials for registration 00 31 20 XXXXXXX in Chile it should dial 00 123 31 20 xxxxxxx
(where 123 is the carrier). check here for more info http://www.howtocallabroad.com/
 
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xdagee

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THis is great but yet still I dont understand the logic behind though you made explanations with example. I gotta try it first and will come up with a feedback.
 
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phalex

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Using Samsung Galaxy S3 with the latest CM. Seems to get stuck at the "please wait" part.
Great idea though, will try again when my OPO arrives.
 
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Celestial Fury

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I would be hesitant to use an application that can't be explained properly.

How does ringtext work?
Instead ringtext does a "Missed Call" to a regular (mobile) phone, to deliver your message.


We all know missed calls are free - how is the message part delivered, through sms? That's not free.

Example using ringtext
In ringtext we use this missed call technique and made it look as visible messages. You get 100 customisable messages specific for offline use and exchange these messages all over the world with a 100% free missed call. When ringtext users reply, receivers get the message in the same conversation screen.


When ringtext users reply - which user? The caller or the person being called? What conversation screen - sms? That's not free. Exchange these messages all over the world - is it immediate? The phone call ITSELF will deliver a message, really? Or are these 100 custom messages only sent once there is data/wifi connection?

How does this get featured on the portal when no one here has said that it works or how it works? :confused:
 
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Karamvir Singh

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Ok guys haven't tried this yet but I think it sets a specific ring tone to a message and then on the other side when that specific ring tone is played the message is delivered. May sound foolish but can't think of anything else
 
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clavicle

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I can't get myself registered, while doing it I get the message that my phone is already registered and some unknown email is displayed to fill in the password. Stuck there?

Any suggestions, can't reset as email is not mine.
 
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ringlabs

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I will try to explain it this way

Hi, thanks for input.

I will try to explain it this way, it has nothing to do with ring tones, its just using CLI to exchange messages (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caller_ID). If you would turn it off on your phone ringtext will not work.

Hope following text will explain it:

ringtext uses a method of communicating messages between mobiles over a telephony network, in which ringtext automatically maps a message (selected by the user) to an outgoing phone number. This phone number is on our ringtext server, that receives call, and does a call forward to the second mobile (the receiver) and causes the second mobile to receive a missed call from the determined incoming phone number, the second mobile receives the missed call with a CLI from our server, and ringtext will recognize and maps the CLI (incoming phone number) to the message and presents the message to the receiver, where the call to the outgoing telephone number and/or the call from the incoming telephone number is a missed call..

and a missed call is Worldwide totally free of charges. :cowboy:


p.s. the SMS is just an extra option for the user to choose from..


I would be hesitant to use an application that can't be explained properly.

How does ringtext work?
Instead ringtext does a "Missed Call" to a regular (mobile) phone, to deliver your message.


We all know missed calls are free - how is the message part delivered, through sms? That's not free.

Example using ringtext
In ringtext we use this missed call technique and made it look as visible messages. You get 100 customisable messages specific for offline use and exchange these messages all over the world with a 100% free missed call. When ringtext users reply, receivers get the message in the same conversation screen.


When ringtext users reply - which user? The caller or the person being called? What conversation screen - sms? That's not free. Exchange these messages all over the world - is it immediate? The phone call ITSELF will deliver a message, really? Or are these 100 custom messages only sent once there is data/wifi connection?

How does this get featured on the portal when no one here has said that it works or how it works? :confused:
 

ringlabs

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password recovery

Yep stuck there, that should be the email to recieve your password ;)

sollution, just send me an email [email protected] with the phone number used at register. I will fix it and reply your password. Sorry but we had to build this in to avoid fraud.

igo

I can't get myself registered, while doing it I get the message that my phone is already registered and some unknown email is displayed to fill in the password. Stuck there?

Any suggestions, can't reset as email is not mine.
 
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mykimouse

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Does it work with other caller identification apps like TrueCaller? After registration I got a missed call from your number which failed to register in your app. TrueCaller identified the number as from Amsterdam.

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