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Download size

2 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • contacts
  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • video and still capture
  • location services
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • camera
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • microphone
  • speech
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (3)

English español 中文(简体)
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New in

Added a Refresh button to quickly sync up your conversations. Added resend option for messages sent offline. Improved message delivery. A lot of bug fixes and stability improvement. 

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 or create texting groups! 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 the web at TextNow.com. Take your phone number with you, and your messages will seamlessly synchronize!

New in

Better photo viewing experience

Fix an app crash issue for some user

New in 1.1:

Group Texting – Create a group to text with many friends at once, even if they don’t have TextNow!

Better Picture Messaging – Send photos with TextNow directly from your photo album

Other new features – more background customization colors, message history that automatically loads, and the ability to pin multiple conversations to your home screen.

We’ve also added Spanish and Chinese language support and fixed some bugs and performance issues!
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  • by alica 4/16/2014
    Thus is perfect for ur phone
  • by User 4/15/2014
    I don't think I will use this again
  • by Savannah 4/14/2014
    Good app but its always messing up and taking away ny profile pics on my messages. 😠 but I guess its a good app for people who can't afford texting or don't want to pay even if the can.😁 I guess😈
  • by Ariana 4/12/2014
    I gave it a 1 because it does what it should do but it should have more settings also u should be able to make your ringtone and how do u delete contacts
  • by User 4/12/2014
    Very nice! Only free SMS/MMS I found. You can send both text and pics to people that don't use his app.
  • by User 4/12/2014
    App sucks on my phone since last upgrade. When signing in, it keeps going back to main screen. They told me reinstall the app... Did not fix the problem.
  • by User 4/12/2014
    After the update, I can't open my textnow AT ALL!
  • by User 4/10/2014
    Enjoy every minute of it
  • by Cristy 4/10/2014
    Its a good app but IT STOPPED WORKING!!! -,-""""
  • by Gonzalo 4/10/2014