Textnow.com Alternatives

    Textnow.com is described as 'Get free phone service without a phone bill by downloading the TextNow app. Sign-up today to get a free phone number and free texting & calling over WiFi' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Textnow.com for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Google Voice, which is free. Other great apps like Textnow.com are Line2 (Paid), TextNow (Freemium), JMP.chat (Paid, Open Source) and Sideline (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

    1. Google Voice gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail organized in an email format, free US long distance calls, low rates on international calls, and many free calling features, including transcripts, call blocking, call screening, conference calling, SMS, and more.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      • Apple Watch
      • Kindle Fire
      Line2 is a VoIP phone service that lets you call & text from a separate phone number via WiFi or 3G/4G/LTE. At a small premium, Text & call ANYONE in the US/Canada, forwarding & more. Pick any phone number.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Local & Custom Phone number Give your friends your very own phone number they can call! Unlimited Text & Picture Messaging You can send as many text messages as you want to US & Canada - FREE!
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    2. Access phone numbers from any device with internet: supports voice, SMS, MMS (pictures and group texting). Entirely open source stack and works over open protocols (XMPP).
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    3. Sideline is the work number for your smartphone. It uses your existing carrier network so that 2nd number works wherever you do. Porting numbers from another service is available.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Android Wear
      TextMe is an easy to use messaging application that allows you to send unlimited text, voice, pics, video messages to any mobile phone number in United States, Canada, Mexico, China and more than 40 countries in the World for FREE.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      Burner provides disposable phone numbers for your iPhone at the push of a button. Channel your inner James Bond, or simply keep things private when you need to. Fast, safe, and totally private - get Burner numbers as often as you need them, and get as many as you want.
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      • Online
      Get a non-VOIP Disposable Temporary Phone Number For Phone Verification.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Nokia Store
      • Kindle Fire
      textPlus is the best way to send unlimited text messages from your android, iPhone, iPod, kindle, and windows devices with your textPlus phone number free and calling for just pennies.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Talkatone gives you free calls, text messages, real-time location sharing and picture sharing to Facebook and Google friends, or any phone number in US. Talkatone can replace your native phone to call and text for free without using cell minutes.
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