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!
UNLIMITED CALLS TO USA AND CANADA
Make unlimited free phone calls to any phone number in the US & Canada!
LOW-COST & FREE INTERNATIONAL CALLING
Add credits to your account to place low-cost international calls or earn credits towards international calling by completing in-app offers.
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 premium subscription to remove them.
OTHER AWESOME STUFF
- Express yourself with stickers and GIFs
- Conference calling
- 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.
TextNow offers auto-renewing 1 month and 1 year in-app subscriptions for premium features like voicemail transcription and call forwarding.
Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase, and will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
Your iTunes Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the subscription period, at the original subscription price & term.
You can turn off auto-renew or manage your subscription at any time from your iTunes Account settings. Refunds will not be provided for the unused portion of the term.
New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but a quick reminder to try out our video calling feature that we added last week. We think it's pretty cool.
• Added an alert for Nationwide Talk & Text users reminding users to connect to Wi-fi to make a videocall.
New and Not-so Noticeable:
• Loads of under-the-hood work with regards to video calling. Did we mention we have video calling?
Plus, our usual optimization and minor bug fixes, performance, and stability improvements.
Ratings and Reviews
First rate free number text and call app and I’ve tried a lot
As a former Verizon employee I got brain washed with the higher the bill the better the service . Nothing like like having no money coming to force you to trim your bills . Knowing what I know I realized there are too many resellers,so all the services are pretty much the same so In the five years sine I kept trying to get the best service for the least amount of money I was trying everything from voip with phone apps like magic jack to freedom pop no money plan .i was in pursuit of getting quality services cheaper and cheaper that’s how I ended up in the free call arena I wanted to spend less time with my phone I
Liked the apps that enabled me to turn my iPad mini into a phone . And this one by far is the best one I have come across quality service I talk for four hours the first night my Mom’s new Verizon Iphone died before my mini did and she had no idea I was on a free line . I like you can choose your own number I like the are no credits to buy or earn so it’s truly unlimited text and calls and it worked great with my home WiFi as well as my WiFi connect from my work phone I’m very pleased with this app.
Text Now Review
I absolutely love the text no app! It’s convenient and steady. FMy family and I have used it for 5 years! What I like about bout text now is the fact that no matter what , I can always access it through any device I choose to use whenever I choose to use it! Another great thing about text now is when I do have to access it through a secondary device all my info and previous messages are still there! That is super convenient being I lose everything especially phone numbers and messages! But text now keeps all that stored and it’s accessible to me 24/7. Sometimes paying my and my family’s phone bills can be very stressful at times because it’s expensive and I’m not able to get all of them payed at the same time. So having text now as a back up or second number. I along with my children Can assure my friends and family that they’re still able to contact me through texting or calling. Thanks text now!🤗
Purchased subscription, lost number(2)
I paid the $4.99/yr for locking my number, and now all of a sudden a month later i click on the app to try and look at what number i have so i can log back into my Telegram account that i needed it for, and it will only ask for me to choose a new number. It’s clearly a glitch though, because it will show the list of texts i have gotten on the number i already paid to use and keep for less than a second before the other screen pops up in front of it. I can’t get around it.
Update: i went back and forth with customer service over email and provided them the information they asked for, and a week later even after i ask if there’s been any update on progress, i get nothing back. I found out whoever has my number now deleted my telegram account to make their own with the number, so trying to keep it is just pointless now. Don’t use this app. They put receiving verification codes and “locking in” your number so that people don't take your information or number behind a paywall, but then it doesn’t even lock it in! I still got my number reassigned to somebody else and they were still able to log into my account and delete it so they could make their own. Waste of time and money. It took me two weeks of being logged out of my account for me to finally realize that all of this has been for nothing.
Developer Response ,
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- TextNow, Inc.
- 234 MB
- Social Networking
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
English, French, Spanish
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- © 2021 TextNow, Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- Lock Your Number for 1 Year $4.99
- Premium Subscription $2.99
- Ad Free+ & 14-day free trial $9.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.