GTalkSMS Alternatives

    GTalkSMS is described as 'enables you to control your android phone through Google Talk/XMPP (send/receive SMS, make calls, locate your phone via GPS, activate WLAN or Bluetooth, etc.). It can be useful for those who prefer typing sms on a real keyboard' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to GTalkSMS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, Android Tablet, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is MyPhoneExplorer, which is free. Other great apps like GTalkSMS are MAXS (Free, Open Source), Phone Amego (Paid), Wammu (Free, Open Source) and floAt's Mobile Agent (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 20, 2017

    1. MyPhoneExplorer is a proprietary freeware desktop application allowing management of Android mobile phones.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      MAXS allows you to control your Android device and receive notifications over XMPP. You can for example write SMS on your desktop/laptop by sending a command over XMPP to MAXS running on your smartphone.
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      pros, cons and recent comments
      MAXS has decent privacy and simple to setup - even though it's immature. GTalkSMS doesn't appear to have active development
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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    2. Phone Amego lets you use your Mac as a powerful "front end" for your Bluetooth cell phone,your Google Voice account, a VoIP telephone adaptor, and even landlines. Dial calls directly fromyour Address Book using whichever phone you choose.
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    3. Wammu is a mobile phone manager using Gammu as its backend. It works with any phone that Gammu supports, including many models from Nokia, Siemens, and Alcatel. It has complete support (read, edit, delete, copy) for contacts, todo, and calendar. It can read, save, and
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    4. FMA (floAt's Mobile Agent) is a free powerful phone editing tool allowing users to easily manage all of the personal data stored in their phones, via a number of different connections methods.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.1 Beta 4, released in February 2007, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      DeskSMS forwards your text messages to your GMail, Google Chat, and DeskSMS Chrome and Firefox extension! And if you reply back, the recipient gets a text from your number!

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer maintained: it is no longer on Google Play Store and the site http://desksms.appspot.com/ doesn't work. The APK can be downloaded from http://www.clockworkmod.com/ and the source code can be found at https://github.com/ClockworkMod/DeskSMS

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      XendApp provides a messaging gateway for reaching public or internal users through applications for a variety of devices. Messages can be sent directly from http://xendapp.com web site or through any of the existing web services that the web site have.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Symbian S60
      Series60-Remote is an application that manages your mobile phone with the S60 operating system. It includes, for example, support for Nokias N class smart phones and some XpressMusic devices.
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    5. BluePhoneElite is a utility that connects and automates processing and display status information of Bluetooth mobile phones.

      Discontinued

      Cant find any info about it.

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    6. MobTime Cell Phone Manager is easy-to-use pc software that helps you manage the content of your mobile phone via data cable, IrDA or Bluetooth dongle. The software supports most famous mobile phones of Nokia, Samsung, SonyEricsson, and Motorola, LG, Siemens and so on.
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