TextNow APK

The description of TextNow
FREE SMS TEXTING, PICTURE MESSAGING, CALLING, AND VOICEMAIL

Free UNLIMITED calling and UNLIMITED SMS text messaging to all US & Canadian phone numbers.

TextNow gives you your very own dedicated phone number with which you can text and call your friends, family, significant others, neighbors, or anyone else you would like!

PEOPLE WHO LOVE TEXTNOW

"If you want an unlimited texting without the high priced carrier based texting plans, then Textnow is the app for you." 4/5 rating --AppAdvice

"Anyone needing an unlimited number of texts, we’d recommend TextNow as our app of choice" --AppAddict

"Just as fast sending/receiving as regular texts for me (including people who don't have the app)." -tbm248, MacRumors


DEDICATED PHONE NUMBER
Give your friends your very own phone number they can call!

UNLIMITED TEXT MESSAGING
You can send as many text messages as you want to US & Canada - FREE!

UNLIMITED CALLS TO USA AND CANADA
Make unlimited free phone calls to any phone number in the US & Canada!

LOW-COST & FREE INTERNATIONAL CALLING
Add money or earn free money by completing offers to your account and make low-cost international calls

IS IT REALLY FREE?

There is no catch. No yearly or monthly fees! It is completely free!

HOW CAN ALL OF THIS BE FREE?

The app comes with a few ads. If you don't like ads, you can purchase a subscription to remove them.

HIGHLIGHTS:

- Make and receive voice calls
- Earn credits towards calling by completing partnered offers or purchase minute packs!
- Free & unlimited voice calls with other TextNow users as well as for incoming calls!
- Full picture messaging : send, receive and save pictures!
- Voicemail and Call Forwarding
- Emoticons :-)
- Signatures: add your own signature to each text
- Customizable text-tone, ringtone & vibration
- Customizable backgrounds
- Assign individual contacts their own ringtone & background
- Quick Reply to easily (and quickly) respond to friends
- Home screen widget to launch TextNow, compose a new message or quickly make a call
- Unified inbox: send and receive your texts directly via TextNow - use TextNow as your one-stop SMS texting app!
- Real SMS texting and calling: text and call ANY phone that accepts SMS texting, and ANY phone for calling.
- TextNow.com - text from your computer too! All messages seamlessly synchronize with your mobile device.

Permissions
Retrieve running apps:
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.
Read sensitive log data:
Allows the app to read from the system's various log files. This allows it to discover general information about what you are doing with the device, potentially including personal or private information.
Find accounts on the device:
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the device. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.
Read your contacts:
Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your device, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
Modify your contacts:
Allows the app to modify the data about your contacts stored on your device, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific contacts. This permission allows apps to delete contact data.
Approximate location (network-based):
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.
Precise location (GPS and network-based):
Allows the app to get your precise location using the Global Positioning System (GPS) or network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
Read your text messages (SMS or MMS):
Allows the app to read SMS messages stored on your device or SIM card. This allows the app to read all SMS messages, regardless of content or confidentiality.
Receive text messages (MMS):
Allows the app to receive and process MMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
Receive text messages (SMS):
Allows the app to receive and process SMS messages. This means the app could monitor or delete messages sent to your device without showing them to you.
Send SMS messages:
Allows the app to send SMS messages. This may result in unexpected charges. Malicious apps may cost you money by sending messages without your confirmation.
Directly call phone numbers:
Allows the app to call phone numbers without your intervention. This may result in unexpected charges or calls. Note that this doesn't allow the app to call emergency numbers. Malicious apps may cost you money by making calls without your confirmation.
Directly call any phone numbers:
Allows the app to call any phone number, including emergency numbers, without your intervention. Malicious apps may place unnecessary and illegal calls to emergency services.
Modify phone state:
Allows the app to control the phone features of the device. An app with this permission can switch networks, turn the phone radio on and off and the like without ever notifying you.
Reroute outgoing calls:
Allows the app to see the number being dialed during an outgoing call with the option to redirect the call to a different number or abort the call altogether.
Read call log:
Allows the app to read your device's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. This permission allows apps to save your call log data, and malicious apps may share call log data without your knowledge.
Write call log:
Allows the app to modify your device's call log, including data about incoming and outgoing calls. Malicious apps may use this to erase or modify your call log.
Read the contents of your USB storage:
Allows the app to read the contents of your USB storage.
Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage:
Allows the app to write to the USB storage.
Take pictures and videos:
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.
Record audio:
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.
View Wi-Fi connections:
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
Read phone status and identity:
Allows the app to access the phone features of the device. This permission allows the app to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active, and the remote number connected by a call.
View network connections:
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
Read battery statistics:
Allows an application to read the current low-level battery use data. May allow the application to find out detailed information about which apps you use.
Pair with Bluetooth devices:
Allows the app to view the configuration of Bluetooth on the device, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
Access Bluetooth settings:
Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth device, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
Send sticky broadcast:
Allows the app to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Excessive use may make the device slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.
Change network connectivity:
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
Connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi:
Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
Disable your screen lock:
Allows the app to disable the keylock and any associated password security. For example, the phone disables the keylock when receiving an incoming phone call, then re-enables the keylock when the call is finished.
Full network access:
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
Change your audio settings:
Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
Run at startup:
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the device and allow the app to slow down the overall device by always running.
Draw over other apps:
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.
Control vibration:
Allows the app to control the vibrator.
Prevent device from sleeping:
Allows the app to prevent the device from going to sleep.
Modify system settings:
Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
Install shortcuts:
Allows an app to add shortcuts without user intervention.
Uninstall shortcuts:
Allows the app to remove shortcuts without user intervention.
Read Google service configuration:
Allows this app to read Google service configuration data.
Receive data from Internet:
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

Download old versions
  1. 3.11.2 APK (Updated: December 3, 2015)
  2. 3.9.1 APK (Updated: October 7, 2015)
  3. 3.8.5 APK (Updated: October 2, 2015)
  4. 3.8.5 APK (Updated: September 28, 2015)
  5. 3.8.1 APK (Updated: September 8, 2015)
  6. 3.7.3 APK (Updated: September 4, 2015)
  7. 3.7.2 APK (Updated: August 28, 2015)
  8. 3.7.2 APK (Updated: August 24, 2015)
  9. 3.7.2 APK (Updated: August 21, 2015)
Changelog / What's New in 4.42.0
What's new in 4.41.0:
- Various improvements.
Additional information
Installs
10,000,000 - 50,000,000
Current Version
4.42.0
Requires Android
Varies with device
Offered By
TextNow, Inc.
Date Published
January 30, 2017