Release note
>Fixed Handcent anywhere connect issue
>Fixed known force close issue

Handcent Next SMS 9 has arrived with new features & improvements.

A great replacement android text messaging app for stock SMS text messenger. It's secure with upmost privacy protection.

Best SMS app with ultimate message customization
Group or mass text to send a message to multiple recipients
Cloud backup - never worry about long texts again
Texting from any system/device with 'Anywhere'
Reliable guard to keep texts safe
Lots of Stickers, emojis, and gifs to choose from
Android wear device support(Dependent on phone app)
Support for foldables, like Samsung fold


For every released version, it'll be scanned with 60+ mainstream anti-virus engines to make sure it's safe. Protecting data privacy is our top priority.

Messenger Customization

It’s a message customizer with which you can personalize text messages, message fonts, stickers, colors, ringtones, LED colors, vibration patterns, etc. Nice themes in our texting & messaging app. The theme store in the messenger offers additional themes for you to choose from.

Handcent Anywhere - best private texting on computer and tablet.

Cross-platform texting on all systems and devices, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, android, computers, tablets, and smartwatches. Each platform has their own separate app. You can now send texts anywhere you are without the phone.
Go to and start chatting & messaging.


MMS is fast and stable, can receive all kinds of MMS messages. We also can also share full-size multimedia with MMS plus.
Share multimedia messages with your friends. MMS plus can act as a multimedia android text messaging downloader, save multimedia files on our private cloud server.

Pop up text

Quick reply text messages within a pop up window.
Handcent Next SMS text messenger app has new look.

Private Box

A totally encrypted text message box that can only be opened by your unique passcode. All your texts in private box can only be viewed by yourself. Best way to protect you while messaging & texting.

SMS Backup

Never worry about losing your texts or messages with our backup service. Restore all your private messages (SMS / MMS) and settings when you switch to a new phone or reset your phone.

Wear OS support

Receive and reply messages on all of your android-based smartwatches, along with the features like voice to text, etc.
Supports Wear OS , Galaxy Watch 4, 3 and 2 active with Tizen OS 5.5
Need to work with the phone app, doesn't work as a standalone app


You can search text messages by time, message type and etc.
All SMS messages with text are searchable

SMS Blocker/Blacklisting

Block all unwanted or spam SMS & MMS messages in our private android text messaging app.

Spam filter

Automatically filter and block potential spam messages

Scheduled Task

Free schedule texts & messages to be sent at a given time.


Have more fun in the best customizable texting app. You will love animated emojis that also comply with the newest emoji standard in a sms messenger!


Now integrated with Giphy. You can send messages with stickers by using quick search. Handcent is the best sms messenger with stickers.

Drive mode

To read texts or mute during drive to ensure driving safety

Text to Speech

Read texts out loud

Sticky on top

Handcent Next SMS messenger pins your private contacts on top based on your SMS & MMS needs.

Underneath there’s a ton of messages improvements.
Group Messaging Chat: Create a group with friends/contacts, all contacts will receive the message while texting. Send mass text messages with stickers to all members of the group. You will love the simple group and mass SMS & MMS messaging.

Other free features: Bulk Mass SMS & MMS, text snippets and etc.

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April 30, 2022
arm64-v8a + armeabi
Android 4.4+
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