Looking for good alternatives to Message+ App.

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    I don't like using Hangouts for default SMS, because it tends to get buggy after a while. Message+ is ok, but it seems to be a bit cumbersome, and I'm dealing with some really annoying autocorrect issues.

    Do you still use Message+, or do you have a killer replacement that you'd recommend? This is the first Droid I've had since a series of HTC phones...I like it, but sorta miss some of the HTC features...

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    Welcome to the forum.
    I've been using Textra for a while now and it's been as easy to use as the stock HTC or other stock texting apps but has more customizing options. It doesn't have all the bloat that makes setting things up and using so convoluted like some others.
    The auto correct bugs you're dealing with might be your keyboard. What keyboard are you using?
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    I believe just the stock google keyboard. I found another thread that recommended disabling, rebooting, reinstalling the keyboard app. It's words like Xbox and OK that get corrected to xboXBOX and OOOK...Very similar to the other dude's issues, so I'll try that. I mainly ask for good recommendations, because I've used various SMS apps before and they inevitably end up buggy as hell...
     
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    Check out 8SMS. Slim. Fast. Looks very stock but adds in a few extra features. Easily the slimmest one there is that works flawlessly.

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    I use Google messenger, as my Message+ started to do odd stuff, Messenger works great.
     
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    Awesome. I'll check it out! Thanks
     
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    I used Messenger on my previous phone and it was frustrating...I liked it, but when MMS would come in, I received an "Unable to download mms" error from the default message app. I uninstalled/reinstalled, disabled, etc. etc. Haven't yet tried it on the new phone. Might work better. thanks
     
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    Things certainly change on apps, one update and they're fixed or the other F...
    I haven't seen any mms issues.
    Good luck.
     
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    Another vote for Textra. Has great features very fast no issues what so ever. I like the ability for all the custom notifications for LED and what not.
     
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    Textra!

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    Textra! If you don't get the paid version you get what looks like ads texted to you!

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