TextNow gives you completely free and unlimited texting directly from your computer! This app helps you stay instantly connected to your friends and family across USA and Canada. When you sign up, you are assigned a dedicated phone number with the area code of your choosing. You can use this number to send and receive unlimited texts within USA and Canada. You can also send and receive picture messages! Your friends and family don't need to have TextNow, it works just like a normal phone. This app is beautifully and simply designed and will integrate directly with your Windows contacts. TextNow is also available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and at TextNow.com. Take your phone number with you, and your messages will seamlessly synchronize!More
- Approximate size
1.59 MB - 1.77 MBMore
- Age rating
For ages 12 and upMore
- Supported operating systems
Windows 10Windows 8.1
- Supported processors
ARM, x64, x86More
- Supported languages
English (United States)
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- Additional terms
Access your Internet connectionUse your pictures library
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Frustrating. Lacking. Barely Works.
It's great to be able to text on here when it is working. Although it's lacking in some basic features - like contact names - it does a good job at delivering and receiving texts when it does work. I don't know what the issue is but lately if you close out the program and try and open it up again, it loses all of your data and wants you to enter your area code for a new number, then fails to do that, giving you an error message. If I want to use this app, I have to uninstall it, then reinstall it, and not close if out. If I do close it out, I have to uninstall it and reinstall it, then sign in again. So I don't want to use it anymore. It has some serious flaws.More
Android it's pretty good, but Win 10 it needs work
It's a good app to message people, but I would recommend adding an emoji board. On Windows 10, all we can do is message people. I can't even open or look at pictures people send me, and you can't download the pics they send you too. You have to go to the website to do anything.More
does what I need
while my hubby is out with our prepaid phone this helps me text him. just wish we had the op to custom theme and call tho.More
It was a great app on and android but now!!!!
I had it on android phone worked great but now that I have it on my laptop I have to refresh the texts and I type then instead of the text coming under my name it comes on top then keeps going up and up PLEASE FIX THIS I WOULD GIVE IT 5 STARSMore
Bleh!!! Throw it out the Window!
What's with this app? On Android it's awesome, like having a separate, second line. On Windows 10 (not surprised) it simply sucks! Now I've got to find an app that supports multiple phone numbers and instantly sends the notifications to my laptop, allowing me to reply. Hopefully the app will support SMS, MMS, & Windows 10. I know very little about coding, I'm no expert, novice at best. Correct me if I'm wrong but I'm sure coding still supports the basic concept of "if X=Y then execute A". TEXTNOW -- Please review your source code. All the A's are missing. If there are any app developers that run across my comments please contact me ASAP. I've got other app ideas well - maybe we can work together.More
I love the app on my phone but for my windows it sucks! I am constantly having to uninstall and reinstall it. Please fix this!More
I downloaded it on my iPhone but it didn't work. Then I downloaded it on my windows phone and windows laptop but still didn't work. I went to the website and I found out that you can subscribe to their affordable plans which I got really excited about since I'm always looking for a cheap call, text, data plan. But then I found out my phone had to be a sprint device so my unlocked phone is not eligible because it's from at&t. I'm not gonna buy a new phone for this plus their phone selections are poor anyway.More
Very basic, and not very fluid
This app does what it intends to do: send and receive texts. But it's super basic and barebones given what features its Android/iPhone counterparts have. How come we can't make calls from this one? Or customize the theme? Also, on Windows 10 version, you always have to scroll the messages in order to have newly received ones show. I think it's time for an update, as this TextNow app has just the slightly-broken bare essentials and nothing else; pretty disappointing.More
It use to be great. Please fix
I use to love this app so much. Just got a new computer its windows ten. Now I have to keep refreshing to get texts and ill type then instead of there text coming in under mine it comes on top. Please fix this so I can give you five stars as I wanted to.More