Stock messaging app with useful updates and enhancements.
The latest and best from Android and CyanogenMod.
No bloat. No fuss.
Just a better stock app.
8sms is a port of the Android stock messaging (sms and mms) app with a few extra useful features then added on. The current version is ported from Android 4.4.2 and a very early version of CyanogenMod 10.2.
• Quick reply pop-ups
• Gesture based templates
• Emoji support
• Optional dark theme
• Clean and no bloat
Install this app if you want to use features from the latest Android messaging app without having to wait for a full phone software update.
Usage (Android 4.3 and earlier)
8sms has two modes: default and Stand-alone mode.
In default mode, please do not disable or remove the messaging app that came with your device as that is still required to receive sms and mms messages. Instead, Turn off notifications for the messaging app that came with your device. Then you won’t get two sets of notifications.
In Stand-alone mode, please disable or remove the messaging app that came with your device otherwise every new message will be stored twice.
Usage (Android 4.4 and later)
Please install and make 8sms your default sms app.
If you have a lot of old sms messages, it may take a few minutes for 8sms to load conversations the first time.
If you have issues using this app, please see 8s.ms/info for helpful information and possible solutions. Sample topics include, for example:
Duplicate notifications or messages: 8s.ms/duplicate-notifications-or-messages
Missing notifications or messages: 8s.ms/missing-notifications-or-messages
MMS Settings: 8s.ms/mms-settings
Can’t send mms: 8s.ms/cant-send-mms
Group messaging: 8s.ms/group-messaging
SMS disabled on Nexus tablets (KitKat): 8s.ms/sms-disabled-nexus-tablets-kitkat
Samsung Contacts app crashing: 8s.ms/samsung-contacts-app-crash
Facebook contact photos not showing: 8s.ms/facebook-contact-photos-not-showing
Settings crash: 8s.ms/settings-crash
Dual SIM support: 8s.ms/dual-sim-support
Then, if you still have issues, please ask for help.
Please DO NOT give the app a low rating without first asking for help. You should give me a chance to fix your problem, otherwise it is not fair.
If you are rude to me or swear at me in a review, I will just ignore you. If you cannot be polite, don’t use this app.
Size : 6.4M
Current Version : 1.16
Requires Android : 4.1 and up