If your like me, you expect Android Text/SMS to be smarter and better than your previous phones in the past. Unfortunately, this is often not the case.The default app to send and receive text/SMS is OK but there are way better free alternatives.
My favorite is Chomp. Simply put, you can use chomp SMS as a souped-up replacement to the built-in Messaging application, just with a heap more features and customizations. There are two key ones for me:
- Chat-style bubbles. You see the conversations in little cartoon like bubbles.So its easy to see who said what and when in a kind of grouped or threaded view.
- If your phone is locked and in sleep mode, any new text message is displayed right on the screen. Very useful because it lets you see the entire message right on the locked screen. It even includes buttons to take action on the message.