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DetFan

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Curious what you guys use for text messages Do you use your carriers over priced plan or are you using anything that lets you text free using your data plan?
 

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I would go strictly to iMessage or Gtalk, but not everyone has it on their phones, and I am not adding any other message platforms to get up with everyone. So for others, I am forced to use the carrier text plan.
 

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I am using carrier texting on my Droid and the TextFree app on my iPad. TextFree works great because it allows you to text any phone number for free.

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IMO app on iPad and android. IMO covers most messengers in different platforms. You can add multiple accounts on it.for those who don't use these messenger apps then I use regular texting via the carrier plan
 

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Carrier texting plan and don't plan on moving off of it anytime soon (work pays for texting plan). We currently average about 14,000 text messages a month.
 

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Same here the 10 bucks unlimited is well worth it.
 

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Well I have been using google voice. All text I send are not showing up in my billing so It appears its using my data..Whoever I text can text back so I am considering using that instead. Only thing you cant do with it is send pics but who cares.
 

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VZW and iMessage, but its the same app, and seamless, so basically I just use the Texting app built into the iPhone, and my VZW package is unlimited text and data, so its not a big deal
 

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klang said:
iMessage, wife and I both pay for the $5 200 message plan with AT&T for those not using iOS.

Remember it s only iMessage if you are texting an iOS 5 device. Otherwise it is standard SMS

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The standard unlimited texting with VZW.

Friend just got an ATT Galaxy S II, and has everyone texting a different number as he doesn't have a texting plan.

Have had a couple of good experiences with GroupMe that has me considering getting all of my friends and wife on that, would eliminate 99% of my texts. Works over both SMS and via an app, installing the app just gives you a UI and control over whether or not you use the App or SMS yourself.
 

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Carrier (Sprint) Unlimited SMS/Google Voice integrated.

I use a lot of SMS to wake up Lotus Notes Traveler on my Android.
 

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i use both text free and sms carrier texting. i hate have long full convo's on text. This girl i have been seeing only texts. she does not answer a phone call but will reply to my missed call with a text msg- i think is quite silly. why do people even have voice minutes? most ppl will not answer their phones anymore. Just buy a data plan on a small tablet and be done with it.
 

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