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The Best Messaging Apps Available

More and more people nowadays are shying away from the traditional SMS message service. There have comes up better replacements for this service, that work on almost all phones.

You will also get to enjoy thee services, when you know more about the best five SMS apps that are functional for both iOS and Android. They have led to a better texting experience for many users.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps that exist, and is the simplest to use. You only need to install it, whereby it copies your address book and is ready for you to use with anyone else who has it. It also works when sending not only text, but also voice, image and video messages. You only need to have an internet connection, and a smartphone for it to work.

Viber is another similar messaging app. It shall use your phone number as the login credential, after which it shall go through your contacts to point out those who have installed Viber as well. You now have a platform to send text, stickers, emojis, photos, voice, and video messages. There is also the opportunity to share your screen as you are communicating.

Google have also added their messaging app to the mix, called Allo. This one has the unique feature of an AI assistant, which is handy when you need short reply message suggestions. It can also offer up information relevant to your conversation, such as restaurant, weather reports, and the like.

You can also activate a private chat mode, where you can have private notifications, end-to-end encryptions and self-destructing messages.

Facebook Messenger was also designed, to offer messaging services to the already existing Facebook users. You need to install it, sign in to your Facebook account and start chatting with your contacts. It can be used to send text, voice, video calls, GIFs, photos and your location.

Slack is another messaging app, popular among business people as well as casual users. It has apart from messaging, management tools, scheduling and the integration of other apps. It syncs across multiple devices, which enables the sharing of files. You have the option of sending individual as well as group messages. Its ability to let a user have many chat groupings is ideal for business, since you can have separate forums for different business groups you are dealing with. It also has premium packages on offer, which increase its functionality even further.

It is also possible for those without mobile phones to text. This is enabled by a service that allows texts to be exhcnged via landline.

Texting and chatting always has an element of fun in it. These five apps guarantee this every time.