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Best Text Messaging App??

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by droiduser2012, Jan 8, 2012.

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    Hello everyone,

    I'm researching into which text messaging app works the best with the Droid 3. Currently using the Stock Text app. I have used the Go SMS Pro, but felt like it lagged my phone.


    Which app would you guys recommend? Handcent or Go SMS Pro?

    Pros & Cons? And which uses less memory?


    Thanks!
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    handcent is my current go to texting app, although the two are very similar. can't speak on memory since i don't check it, but i experience minimal to zero lag with it
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    I've used Handcent SMS since I got my original droid. No complaints 2+ years later.
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    Go SMS user here - tons of themes and very nice to use...definitely similar to HandCent but Go SMS seems more smooth to me.
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    I use Go SMS and swear by it. Handcent was a bit laggy for me.
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    +1 for go sms.....

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    Handcent here ..
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    I've used them both and I like handcent myself, check them out and you'll know which one you like, I don't experiance any lag or anything with it,

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    When I first got my droid about 2-3 months ago I asked all my friends what main/major apps I "need" to have and they all said Handcent first. I havnt used Go SMS but I know my experience with handcent has been great. I can customize every part of the theme for each person I txt and the quick reply features usually work great w/o any problems or glitches.

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    Go sms is great

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    Go sms

    It pops up on top of anything you are doing when a text comes in you can reply and its gone.

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    Go SMS here.

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    Go is good I use chomp myself

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    :EDIT: Nevermind. I got it figured out. Using HandCent and I like it a lot.
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2012
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    Ok good I was about to type it all out lol

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    I really have no problems with the stock app, I just wish it had Emoji integrated into it like Handcent does. A lot of my friends who have iPhone's like to use them, and all i see is a square box when they send it to me :mad:

    I'm too lazy to switch my SMS app though...haha
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    I vote for Handcent as well.
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    handcent user here, I tried Go SmS sometime ago but that was with my OG Droid but didn't like that they didn't have that many features. Who knows maybe they improved, but I'm still loyal to handcent.
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    Handcent
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    What theme are you currently using because all the default one' I have found are fugly
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