The most popular messaging app on the Android Market, Handcent SMS is a powerful SMS/MMS app that fully unleashes the messaging potential of Android devices,free to use. More than just an unsurpassed alternative to the stock Android messaging app, Handcent SMS features optional, seamless online integration with your My Handcent Online account allowing users to circumvent the limitations of the Android OS and wireless carriers. The following lists some of Handcent's most popular features:
- Full SMS and MMS support augmented with unmatched features powered by the Handcent network
- Integrated spellchecking and additional message composition tools
- Additional security options allow you to password protect and hide individual messages with the Privacy Box or secure all of your messages. These protections apply regardless if they are viewed in Handcent SMS, the stock Android messaging app, or any third party applications!
- Support for more than 20 languages and growing as well as support for the various messaging protocols of different countries
- Handcent’s Contact Locator plugin helps you quickly locate your friends using GPS!
- Group sending features capable of extending Android’s SMS limitations of 100 messages per hour up to 1,100 messages per hour
- Optional SMS Popup notification and other notification customizations such as unique notification sounds, vibrate patterns, backgrounds and themes for individual contacts