Free texting

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  1. wearmaize

    wearmaize Active Member

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    I have an iPhone 3GS without a texting plan. I do use textfree but the people I text complain that they can't add me to their "circle" so they have unlimited texts to me. Also, they can't initiate a conversation.
    I was wondering if there was some way to use Google Voice and Textnow to replicate a normal texting feature. I read the guide here and was confused: If I do this and people send a text to my cell phone number, is it rerouted to the textnow application? And if I reply from textnow how would it show up in other people's phones?

    Any help is appreciated.
  2. Appman

    Appman Community Development Staff Member

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    textplus may work. thats what i use
  3. wearmaize

    wearmaize Active Member

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    Do you get a phone number with textplus, though? I don't mind paying for textnow or using textfree (which I already own), I'm more curious about how google voice would work.
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    With textplus, you dont get your own #. There # your friends see is 60611(for GOGII) and like 3 random numbers.
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    Thanks, I figured it out

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