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Apps with 'Based on phone number ' feature

  1. Signal is a messaging app with an unexpected focus on privacy, combined with all the features expected from a modern IM app. Signal has received a lot of praise from all around the world for its security and privacy-respecting technologies.

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    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
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    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Linux Mobile
    • Android Wear
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    • FreeBSD

    Telegram is a messaging app created by former VK creators with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.



  2. WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

  3. WeChat is a complete mobile communication and private social networking app. Free, cross-platform, and full-featured, WeChat is the best way to keep in touch with everyone you care about.

  4. Vysor lets you view and controls your Android on your computer.

  5. Plus Messenger is an messaging app that uses Telegram 's API. Plus Messenger has all of Telegram's features plus themes. Plus Messenger is free for android devices.

  6. KakaoTalk is a phone number based messenger service that allows users anywhere in the world to chat one-to-one or in a group for free. (no SMS service)

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Pinger lets you text and talk free with the people you care about most, anywhere on the planet. Tap a picture and you'll see all of your communications—texts, pics, calls, voicemails—all in one place.

  7. MIGHTYCALL is the VoIP system designed for entrepreneurs and small business owners. With MightyCall small businesses can stay connected anywhere, as they are able to field calls on a range of devices, from cell phones to a desktop or desk phone.

  8. Free secure Germany-based messenger available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Sicher has true end-to-end encryption of both text messages and file attachments.

  9. Add a second phone line to your smartphone.

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  10. Ever lost your phone and you go to call it to listen for the ringer and remember its on silent mode? Now when you lost it you can text your phone and it will turn silent mode off, the ringer vol up, and start ringing.

  11. Zelle is a fast, safe and easy way to send money in minutes to your friends and family.

  12. Grasshopper adds a business line and virtual phone system to your personal phone, starting at $26/mo.