Now, you can use it to text anyone with the app, as well as make free voices calls, send stickers and animations (which are available as in-app purchase add-ons), share files and your location, and much more.Download at App Store While not technical a text-messaging app, Facebook Messenger (Free) is close enough to be included on this list. Since texting is so popular, there are a bunch of great free texting apps for i Phone and i Pod touch.
Text messaging is perhaps the most popular means of communicating with friends and family in the world. These are especially great if you have a touch because many assign you a "phone number" that you can use to send and receive texts, photos, and more. Many of these free apps contain lots of ads, but that's probably a small annoyance in exchange for unlimited texting (in-app purchases often remove ads and unlock additional features).
The i Phone has the built-in Messages app, but what if you don't like it? Keep in mind that you’ll need to connect your i Pod touch to a Wi-Fi network to use these texting apps.
You’ll notice the voice is that of Siri’s, which is also the voice of Samantha in Mac OS X which you can add yourself if you haven’t done so yet.
With speech enabled, speaking text is available in just about any app as long as you can select the text.
And because the string is specific and unusual, it's unlikely to be sent by accident.
There are ways to fix the lockout, or prevent it from happening."The person who sent you the message can send you a followup, and that seems to undo the damage," Bakalar explained.
If you have lost or found an Apple product, get information on using Find My for i Phone, i Pad, or i Pod touch, or Mac to help find your device.
You can also contact your local law-enforcement agency to report it.
This free texting tool let you see if your friends had read your messages or were replying, and send animations and other fun messages, before i Message or other apps on this list.
With the decline of the Black Berry as a platform, the company brought BBM to i Phone and i Pod touch in 2013.
The newer versions of i OS include a fantastic text to speech engine that lets you select any text and have it spoken to you.