Next SMS 8.3.3
>Recognize one-time password,easy to read and copy
>New feature that supported attach location,easy navigate trough google map
>Fixed missing text issue
>Improved sync message performance
>Fixed some known issue

Handcent Next SMS 8.0 has arrived, bringing to you all kinds of new features, visual and stability improvemnts.
The best replacement android messaging app for your stock text messenger.
- Best SMS app with ultimate customization
- Tons of handy features to make your life easier
- Cloud back-up, never worry about long texts ever again
- Texting from computer
- Reliable guard to keep texts safe and secure
- Wear OS support, receive and reply from your android wear device

Starting in 2010, Handcent is not only the pioneer but also the ultimate customer-oriented best SMS app: making user experience enjoyable and convenient is our top priority.

Ultimate Customization
Gorgeous themes and backgrounds, everything can be changed to your liking in our texting app. It’s the most popular message customizer, you can personalize text messages (free mms), bubble style, fonts, color, ringtone, LED color, vibration pattern, etc. Theme store now offers more wallpaper and bubbles for you to choose from. With new 8.0, we also more free-style font personalization with support for more areas, all new night mode, and pop-up window and etc.

Handcent Anywhere
Best texting companion on computer and tablet.
With Handcent Anywhere you will be able to send text messages from your PC, Mac, or Tablet without touching your Android phone texting app. It can come in handy in office or home settings where you can simply focus on the computer screen without worrying about missing a text.
Go to and start chatting.

MMS plus
Share full-size multimedia(pics, audio, video) messages with your friends. MMS plus can act as a multimedia android text messaging downloader, save the multimedia files on our cloud server. (It’ll open in the browser if not installed). With 8.0 version, you will also be able to compress video.

Pop up
Quick reply messages with pop up window, it can even show over lock screen.
Handcent Next SMS text messenger app now has new look and functionality, try it to explore more.

Private Box
Your own personal space, a totally encrypted message box that can only be opened by a unique passcode set by you. Best way to protect your privacy.

SMS Backup
Never worry about losing your texts with our newest backup service. Easily restore all your messages (SMS / MMS), settings and scheduled task when you switch to a new phone or factory reset your phone.

Wear OS support
Support for receiving and replying messages on all your android-based smartwatch, along with the features like quick reply,voice reply(voice to text) and so on

You can now search within the conversation. You can also search text messages by time, message type and etc.

SMS Blocker/Blacklisting
Block all unwanted or spam SMS messages in our android text messaging app.

Scheduled Task
Schedule texts to be sent at a given time. It's useful when you need to remind others or yourself at a particular time.

Have more fun with your friends in the best customizable texting app. Now even with the fun emojis and animated ones.
Plus the latest 1600+ emojis including all sorts of diversities and skin tone, also complies with the newest emoji standard in a sms messenger!

Now integrated with Giphy. You can now send the popular, trending or whatever stickers you can think of by doing a quick search. Handcent is the best sms messenger with stickers.

Sticky on top
Handcent Next SMS sms messenger pins your favorite contacts on top based on your need.

Dual SIM
Handcent Next SMS is a free text messaging app that has support for Dual SIM devices from Asus, CM, Huawei, Samsung, LG, Sony and etc.

Support for multiple languages to send sms messages.

Underneath there’s a ton of improvements to improve the speed, stability and battery usage.

Other features include: Group Messaging Chat, Bulk SMS, text snippets and etc.

For those of you who are willing to help us translate the app, please contact us at

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This release may come in several variants. Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

Requires Wear OS

These require Wear OS and can not be installed on your phone or tablet.

1.0.9 APK
May 30, 2019
Android 6.0+
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