SMS Popup or Handcents??

StouticusMaximus

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So which is better? What are your guys opinions on each app? What are the Pros & Cons of each. I want to start using one of the apps and there is really no thread breaking each one down against each other.
 

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handcent

handcent hands down. the popup has a quick reply space and i find that really useful instead of opening the app each time i need to reply to a text, especially when i'm doing something else. just quick reply and get back to work
 

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SMS Popup has the quick reply feature as well I believe. I just started testing them both so I don't have a preference at the moment.
 

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hmm

well its been about a year since i used sms popup so it may have some inprovements. i wouldnt know tho
 

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sms popup

I haven't used Handcents, but SMS popup is great. It has the quickreply feature, and you can type a full reply without unlocking the phone. It will also speak the message which is very valuable when (don't ever do this) driving. You have to install a free addon language pack which is easy but it is not a problem. No group distribution list a far as I know, but I use contactu for that.
 

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handcent...at least 30 different customizations. Full text to speech, speech to text with no add on required. 4 different font packs.....

Try them both but I think you will find Handcent the better of the 2 if you are into a huge inventory of customizations.

Too much to list
 

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Started with sms popup and it was nice but once I tried handcent there was no going back. Seems like are more settings and you really can modify the general layout better.
 

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I have tried SMS, Handscent, and ChompSMS on my Droid. I have been sticking with Handscent. All have given me little issues, but Handscent is what I run right now. If ChompSMS did MMS I would switch to it though, then again Handscent has it but it doesn't work for me.
 

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I am actually back to using SMS popup this morning. Handcent started acting up the other and it continues to do so on my phone. I triend uninstalling and reinstalling but it still lags at some points and also does not let my keyboard pop up on many occasions. I am also getting where it will not show what I am typing. May be something else with my phone, but it is only showing up in Handcent right now. Either way...SMSpopup is a great app also so no major loss
 

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I'm a huge fan of handcent SMS. I love the quick compose feature, where i hold in the camera button for a second and I automatically get a quick reply-esque window. The popups are wonderful although glitchy with the virtual keyboard. I've tried both though and I agree with Cereal_killer, there's so much to customize that it beats the competition hands down.
 

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I have a question for those using handcent.. how do you turn 'off' the original messaging? Everytime I get a text, i get duplicate, and i have to go into both to get rid of them.
 

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are people having problems with handcent not sending MMS message quickly or at all?
 
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