There are numerous messaging apps for Android, and they are slowly replacing the SMS option that’s available with any device. Fortunately, some developers still aim to improve our SMS experience and provide dedicated applications.
Handcent Next SMS offers a reliable alternative to Android Messages, with support for emoji, backup, themes, various styles, a night mode, pop-up window, and even support for MMS and web.
Another important feature is the addition of a private box, which allows users to send completely encrypted messages that can only be opened by a unique passcode. Other features available with the app include SMS blocking and blacklisting, a scheduler, stickers, and support for dual sims.
- Send SMS in style
- Support for very different themes
- Web support for other platforms
- Emoji and stickers available by default
- Private box with a unique passkey
- Much, much more…