textPlus Free Text + Group Texting 4.5.1
the author of this app says:
#1 FREE TEXTING APP FOR 1 to 1, 3-WAY OR GROUPS, NOW WITH PHONE NUMBERS FOR IPOD TOUCH, IPHONE & IPAD
Chill, Chat & Hangout - Chat with friends one-to-one or in a group. Or, drop into a Community where people are sharing pics and talking about everything right NOW! Tap on a Profile Pic to meet someone new and chat one to one.
FREE TEXTING FEATURES!
Send and receive unlimited FREE texts - uses WiFi, 3G or Edge
Phone Numbers - for people to text you at
Send pictures - even from your iPod touch (Friends not on textPlus 4 will receive a link)
1 to 1 or 3+ way texting - add a friend to the conversation, everyone sees all the replies, even if they dont have the app
Communities Super groups you can name & save
Supports Push Notifications
App-to-app messaging anywhere in the world
SMS within the US & Canada - even if your friends dont have the app
FREE PHONE NUMBERS!
iPhone users - get a second number to give out just for texting!
iPod touch users - so friends can text you first!
Go Premium and pick your own Area Code & number - for less than the cost of a latte!
Phone numbers are for US only and only work with other 10 digit US phone numbers
FIND FRIENDS, MEET NEW PEOPLE
People Tab - Find your friends who already use textPlus
Find People - Tap People and Search. Who knows who youll find!
Meet People - Tap Featured & Drop into a Community conversation
Profiles - About Me...makes it easier to meet people!
Profile pic - Tap someones pic to see their Profile; start a 1-to-1 convo
WHAT ARE COMMUNITIES?
Communities are small rooms, kind of like AOL chatrooms. Make your own to hang out w/friends after school or a join one to talk about things youre interested in - meet new friends.
Find Communities - Tap the Featured button to find active Communities & cool people and try any word in Search to find Communities you'd like to join
Promote your Communities on Facebook, Twitter or App Store
- Add an avatar, set a category, add tags, get Featured!
Tell your friends to add your new phone number to their contact list
Make any text a group text by tapping the "+" sign
Personalize your messages with emoticons and signatures
Tap the camera icon to snap a pic or send one from your Library no camera required! (Friends not on textPlus will receive a link)
Try Face Text like sending a text from a photo booth (for iPhone 4 and new iPod touch)
Never miss a message - Turn on Push Notifications in your devices Settings
Phone Numbers are for US only and only work with other 10 digit phone numbers. Texts from Canada numbers to US Phone numbers are subject to carrier charges but app-to-app is free for everyone anywhere in the world.
New! Earn Credits to buy store items
Premium Phone Numbers
SUPPORTED CARRIERS: (for complete list, see textPlus.com)
USA: AT&T,Verizon,Sprint,T-Mobile,US Cellular,Virgin Mobile,Alltel,Metro PCS,Nextel,Boost,Boost Unlimited,Cricket,Cincinnati Bell
CANADA: Bell Mobility, (Aliant, NorthernTel, Northwestel, Solo, Télébec Mobilite), MTS Mobility, Rogers Wireless, Telus Mobility (Koodo), Fido (Microcell), SaskTel Mobility, Vidéotron, Virgin Mobile Canada
* Sending/receiving messages in textPlus is free. Std msg rates apply ONLY when you have Regular Text Notifications switched on (Account Settings)
** For anyone NOT using textPlus, std msg rates apply just like normal texting. See list for supported carriers
*** International usage: Free when using WiFi; using textPlus internationally without WiFi is subject to intl data roaming charges.
What's New in version 4.5.1
Free text and real Phone Numbers, now with new ways to find and meet new people: one-to-one or in Communities!
â Phone Numbers - Everyone gets a Free Phone Number for texting!
â Find People - Tap âPeopleâ and Search. Who knows who youâll find!
â Meet People - Tap âFeaturedâ & Drop into a Community conversation
â Better Profiles - Add more info about yourself...make it easier to meet people!
â Convo List - WOW! New look and feel
â New Community Features - Add an avatar, set a category, add tags, get Featured!
â Earn Credits - Low on cash? Earn credits to buy stuff in the textPlus Store!
â Make a Group - Easier to start a group conversation or add people
â Delete Convos Bug fixed - Delete your conversation history
â Youâre in control â set your privacy settings in your Profile
â Speed Improvements
- Requires iOS 3.1 or later