Messaging has become one of the most used features in any mobile phone. Smartphones have taken messaging to a next level with adding support to cross-platform messaging, new features like audio/video calling, audio /video messages , group messages and cross-platform support have made these apps popular on desktop and mobile operating systems. Although tons of messaging applications are available on android, only some of them are really worthy. In this world of social networking where everyone is literally connected through internet, messaging apps are great option to stay in tough with your friends and family.
Here is the list of Top android apps on Android
1. WhatsApp Messenger
WhatsApp Messenger is one of the most downloaded and widely used messaging app. With over 100 million downloads, WhatsApp replaces your existing messaging app. WhatsApp allows you to send text, videos, images and voice notes to your friends and within groups. WhatsApp uses phone number to match other people who are using WhatsApp and within your contact list. WhatsApp saves all messages to storage card so that you can read messages even without internet. WhatsApp is customizable with ability to change background, notifications and more.
Developer: WhatsApp Inc.
Availability: Free on Android(1 year free)
WeChat is another chat and messaging application that comes preloaded with tons of features. With over 50 million downloads it comes with features like voice and video messages, voice and video calls, instant messaging and group chats, walkie-talkie mode with up to 40 friends, share like or comment on friend’s photos and different customization options. The app uses mobile data and WiFi connection to send or receive messages.
Developer: Tencent Technology
With over 250 million users in over 231 countries, LINE is another preloaded messaging app. The app comes with features like text messaging, voice messages, send photo or stickers along with location. Apart from messaging, it supports voice and video calling between LINE users over internet.
Developer: Line corporation
4. Facebook Messenger
With over 100 million downloads, Facebook messenger is one of the most popular messaging app in the world. The app allows you to send text messages, photos, voice messages, stickers or replace your stock messaging app. You can enable or disable location or see who’s online and is available across different platforms.
Viber is another popular free messaging and video calling app. The app allows you to send text or make free calls with HD quality, you can send photos, videos, location and stickers, the app uses your phone number as ID and automatically imports list of friends from contact list who are using Viber.
Developer: Viber Media Inc.
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