FREE TEXTING, PICTURE MESSAGING, CALLING, AND VOICEMAIL
DEDICATED PHONE NUMBER
Give your friends your very own phone number!
UNLIMITED TEXT AND PICTURE MESSAGING
You can send as many texts and picture messages as you want - FREE!
TURN YOUR IPOD OR IPAD INTO A PHONE
Works on your iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone
IS IT REALLY FREE?
There is no catch. No yearly or monthly fees! It is completely free!
HOW CAN ALL OF THIS BE FREE?
The app comes with a few ads. If you don't like ads, you can purchase a subscription to remove them.
OTHER AWESOME STUFF
- Customize the look and feel of the app
- Tons of wallpaper, color schemes, and ringtones to choose from
- Use your own pics as wallpaper
- Customize your own voicemail greeting
- Make your own signature
- Super fast
- Bluetooth support for iPhone users
PEOPLE WHO LOVE TEXTNOW
"If you want an unlimited texting without the high priced carrier based texting plans, then Textnow is the app for you." 4/5 rating --AppAdvice
"anyone needing an unlimited number of texts, we’d recommend TextNow as our app of choice" --AppAddict
"Just as fast sending/receiving as regular texts for me (including people who don't have the app)." -tbm248, MacRumors
I CAN'T FIND MY AREA CODE. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Functionally, it makes no difference which area code you pick. As long as your friends are in the USA, they will not be charged any long distance.
There is a newer version of TextNow called TextNow 5 (with iOS 7 design) - search for it in the App Store.
This TextNow is renamed to TextNow Classic for those who still want the classic look and feel of TextNow.
This version also includes various bug fixes
Fixed bug on the iPad version where the call button sometimes disappear
-Fixed bug with earning credits
Fixed a number of iOS 7 related bugs including
-Crash when using the voice-to-text feature
Fixed issue where the app will sometimes crash when you answer phone calls when the app isn't open
The version includes more critical bug fixes
Fixed issue where the app would crash on launch after you update it
-No longer requires your device ID to login
-Other bug fixes
***DO NOT UPDATE TO THIS VERSION***
There is a known issue that may cause the app to crash on launch. Another update has been submitted to Apple that fixes this issue. We apologize for the inconvenience!
-No longer uses your device ID to login
-Fixed some glitches
-More credit earning opportunities with video
-More opportunities to earn credits with video
-Fixed issue where calling crashes the app if address book is disabled in Privacy settings
-Fixed other minor bugs
-More availability of videos to watch for earning credits
-Added option to sign in with Facebook
-Calling other TextNow phone numbers won't require any credits and is UNLIMITED!
-Incoming calls do not require credits and is UNLIMITED
-TextNow now shows when a call is unlimited and FREE!
-More videos available to watch for earning of credits!
-More videos to earn credits!
-Fixed bug relating to earning credits after restoring app installation to new device
-Added support for the longer display
(iPhone 5 and 5th gen iPod Touch)
-Easier earning of credits!
-iOS 6 compatible
- More stability fixes
- Added more ways you can earn credits for FREE!
-Fixed issue that causes the app to crash sometimes on sending messages
-More performance improvements to make the app faster
-Other minor bug fixes
New feature! Send drawings to your friends (for iOS 4+ iPhone & iPod Touch)
Fixed various bugs & crashes
More bug fixes
-Stability fixes and
- Added logout button in 'My Profile' view
- To provide an easy way to let you reset your password, the app will ask you to provide and confirm your email address
- Stability improvements
- Bug fixes
New awesome feature: Customize your own voicemail greeting!
Go to Settings (tap the gear cog on the bottom left) and then go to Voicemail to record your own!
Fixes annoying issue where the app will crash randomly.
Fixed serious issue where the iPad app would crash on launch
Please DO NOT update! There is a VERY serious bug in this update!
If you already updated, please go to support.textnow.com for more information.
You can also access TextNow on the web by going to www.textnow.com.
-Fixed a log of bugs
-Added the ability to delete individual messages (hold down on the message to delete)
-Added the ability to email yourself the entire conversation history (Go to My Profile)
You can now text for free on your computer by going to www.TextNow.com!
-Fixed issue where the contact name doesn't show in the message preview
-Fixed bug where when you update the contact name in the adress book, it wouldn't update in the app
-You can now make longer signatures
-Fixed a couple visual bugs
-Made app smaller so it can be downloaded over 3G
-You can now text on your computer by going to www.TextNow.com!
-App is now called TextNow + Voice to reflect free calling and texting!
-Fixed bug when getting incoming calls inside the app
-Fixed bug with receiving incoming calls in iPad
-Shows tip on how to receive picture messages (send them to firstname.lastname@example.org)
This should fix the crashing problems in 4.4.3 - sorry guys!
Also, you can now text from your computer by going to www.textnow.com!
-Fixed a bunch of crashes
-Made the app smoother
-Fixed a whole bunch of other bugs
-Made earning credits better
-Added a 'Delete Conversation' (scroll up to the top of the conversation to delete)
note that you can also delete a conversation by swiping the row of the conversation of the main view
-Fixed some more iOS 5 compatibility issues
-Fixed issue with text input bar hiding a portion of the Japanese keyboard
-Fixed issue with the text input hiding text in the 3rd line
-Calling is now FREE!
-Canadian area codes are now also available (calling not supported yet in Canada)
Fixed crashing issues for those with iOS 3. Sorry about that!
New credit system designed to let you earn credits faster - now you can earn credits by watching a short video
Added option to disable message previews in alerts
Improvements to the calling functionality:
- Better voice quality
- Be able to text message while on a call
-Fixed problem where the app will sometimes crash on launch
-Fixed crashes from 4.3.6
-Fixed bug where it wouldn't auto scroll to the bottom of the conversation
-Added the ability to search for conversations
-Added pull down to refresh
-Fixed a lot of bugs and crashes
iPad users: If the app keeps on crashing for you, update to the latest OS (4.2.1) and that should fix it. We submitted a fix to Apple and should arrive as soon as Apple approves it.
Added additional FREE ringtones and backgrounds.
Important bug fix:
Fixes the bug where the app would crash on launch
-Moved the send button (no more accidental sending!)
-A bunch of new backgrounds
-Fixed really important bug where in-app purchases won't update when quitting the app in the middle of the transaction