A good text messaging application can be hard to come by. Smartphone users appreciate a good text messaging application that is simple to use, dependable and has the features to make any hardcore texter happy. Go SMS Pro is a free application developed by a company called Go Dev Team for users of the Android operating system and has been really standing out from the crowd. The crowd I am referring mostly consists of either the Android’s stock application, Handcent and ChompSMS. All of these have their strengths and weaknesses but having used all of them I must say that Go SMS Pro has become my go to text messaging application.
Go SMS Pro’s biggest strength is their user interface. It is user friendly and their theme selections are great. You have quite a selection to choose from including an iPhone theme, DIY theme, Go theme, Dark theme and the developer is very good on providing seasonal and events themes. The newest update added the option to change the performance of the app based of how fully loaded you want it. You have the pro version which gives you all the features of the application but can run a little more slowly, the normal mode is basically the original GO SMS version and has all the basic features most users will need and there is also the lite mode which is a slimmed down version and runs the fastest. This brings me to what makes Go SMS my default text application, the customization. You have so many options to customize your text messages it’s sometimes can seem like overkill. I guess it’s nice to have the choice and Go Dev Team is pretty good at keeping the size of the application down. The user is able to customize the font, animation effects, language, time format, notifications, signatures, security settings and colors, contrast, backgrounds and style of message just to name a few.
Go SMS Pro is not without its faults. For example every now and then I experience incorrect time stamping on certain text messages even after I have inputted the correct time adjustment offset. This is when the time of the text received is not the actual time. Overall Go SMS Pro is a solid short messaging service application that is backed up by a good development team that are prompt to address any problems and listen to their user reviews. I personally would pay for this application but surprisingly enough it is free so get on the Android app store, download and start texting away.