Do you want to get rid of the monthly phone expenses? Are you looking for an app that allows you to make free calls to your friends and relatives in Canada and the US? If yes, then this app is a must-have for you. textPlus: Free Text & Calls is a useful app which lets you send free texts and make calls using a phone number of your choosing. It frees you from the hold of the phone service providers and gives you the option of making calls and texts without incurring any charges. Because of its simple user interface and user-friendly layout and design, you won't have any difficulty in using it. While it offers many benefits, this app requires access to personal information and can compromise your privacy.
Before you start using textPlus, you need to create an account. You only need a username and a password to set up your account. There is the option of adding your phone number and email address later on. It would help your friends in finding you on textPlus. However, it isn't necessary. Once the account is created, you will be assigned a new number and anyone you contact would be shown a US number. You can also choose a different number with an area code of your choice if you want as well. With this customized number, you can call anyone living in the US or Canada or send messages to them for free.
Calling or sending messages using textPlus requires you to have an internet connection. Your contact list would be automatically synced into the app so you won't have any difficulty in making free calls. This app offers a dialing pad to you as well which you can use for dialing the number of the person you are trying to reach too. Sending messages using the app are just like sending a message with your phone's default messaging app. You can even send group text messages too when using textPlus as well. Just click on the + icon and then click the create group option to choose the group you want to create. There are two chat groups you can create which include individual messages and reply all group.
textPlus allows you to earn balance as well which can be used for making calls. You can watch videos or complete offers for the purpose of earning credits. The offers are simple enough and don't make much time to complete. Most of the offers require you to answer some questions or download an app. You would have plenty of credits to use soon enough. Once you have credits, you can call any number wherever in the world they may. If the person you are trying to reach isn't available, you can send a voicemail to them. This app allows you to view your missed calls and voicemails as well if you happen to miss a call from someone.
- Simple user interface
- User-friendly layout and design
- Get an alternate number
- Make free calls to people in US or Canada
- Send unlimited text messages
- Option for sending GIFs in messages
- Send and receive voicemails
- Earn credits by watching short videos
- Complete offers for earning credits
textPlus: Free Text & Calls is an app which is aimed towards people who want to communicate with their friends living in Canada and the US for free. It offers them the opportunity to send an unlimited number of SMS and make free calls using an alternative number. It is a nice app to have especially if you have relatives abroad but it might not be suitable for privacy-conscious people since it is highly intrusive.