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TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows Pc

Developed By: TextNow, Inc.

License: Free

Rating: 4,4/5 - 908.281 votes

Last Updated: April 19, 2021

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Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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App Details

Version21.12.0.0
Size25.7 MB
Release DateApril 13, 21
CategorySocial Apps

App Permissions:
Allows an application to collect battery statistics [see more (40)]

What's New:
New & Noticeable:• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.New and Not-So-Noticeable:• Our usual optimizations... [see more]

Changelog:
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Description from Developer:
*NEW FEATURE* Now you can use TextNow without WiFi! Get unlimited calling and texting in the US over the Nationwide Sprint Network -- for FREE. Check if your... [read more]

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About this app

On this page you can download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App and install on Windows PC. TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App is free Social app, developed by TextNow, Inc.. Latest version of TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App is 21.12.0.0, was released on 2021-04-13 (updated on 2021-04-19). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 50000000. Overall rating of TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App is 4,4. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 908.281 users, 64592 users had rated it 5*, 670931 users had rated it 1*. Older versions of TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App are also available with us 21.12.0.0 21.11.0.1 21.10.0.1 21.9.2.0 21.8.0.1 21.7.0.2 21.6.0.1 21.5.2.0 21.5.1.0 21.5.0.0 21.4.1.0 21.4.0.0 21.0.0.0 20.47.1.0 20.47.0.0 20.46.0.1 20.44.2.0 20.44.1.0 20.43.0.0 20.42.0.2 20.41.0.1 20.40.0.1 20.39.0.2 20.38.1.0 20.38.0.0

How to install TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows?

Instruction on how to install TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows XP/7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Before you start, you will need to download the apk installer file, you can find download button on top of this page. Save it to easy-to-find location.

[Note]: You can also download older versions of this app on bottom of this page.

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're actually playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App using BlueStacks

  1. Download & Install BlueStacks at: http://bluestacks.com
  2. Open the apk file: Double-click the apk file to launch BlueStacks and install the application. If your apk file doesn't automatically open BlueStacks, right-click on it and select Open with... Browse to the BlueStacks. You can also drag-and-drop the apk file onto the BlueStacks home screen
  3. After install, just click Run to open, it works like a charm :D.

How to install TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: http://bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. Drag the apk file to Nox and drop it. The File Manager will show up. Click the Open XXX Folder button under the file sign that turns blue.
  3. Then you will be able to install the apk you just download from your computer to Nox or move/copy the file to other locations in Nox.

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Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.12.0.0 on Windows PC – 25.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.11.0.1 on Windows PC – 84 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.10.0.1 on Windows PC – 83.9 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.9.2.0 on Windows PC – 83.3 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.8.0.1 on Windows PC – 83.1 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.7.0.2 on Windows PC – 25.3 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.6.0.1 on Windows PC – 82.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.5.2.0 on Windows PC – 25.1 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.5.1.0 on Windows PC – 82.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.5.0.0 on Windows PC – 25.1 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.4.1.0 on Windows PC – 25.1 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.4.0.0 on Windows PC – 24.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 21.0.0.0 on Windows PC – 24.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.47.1.0 on Windows PC – 24.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.47.0.0 on Windows PC – 24.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.46.0.1 on Windows PC – 24.7 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.44.2.0 on Windows PC – 24.6 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.44.1.0 on Windows PC – 24.6 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.43.0.0 on Windows PC – 23.5 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.42.0.2 on Windows PC – 25.5 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.41.0.1 on Windows PC – 26.2 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.40.0.1 on Windows PC – 81.3 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.39.0.2 on Windows PC – 26.2 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.38.1.0 on Windows PC – 26.2 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.38.0.0 on Windows PC – 26.2 MB

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

April 19, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

April 12, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• Exterminated a bug that prevented users from deleting conversations that only have an incoming or outgoing call.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• And of course our usual optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

April 05, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Fixed an issue that made it difficult to answer a call when the Android Talkback feature was turned on.
Verification codes are now available for all Lock Number subscriptions.
Fixed a bug that would show doubles of outgoing messages.
New and Not-so Noticeable:
And of course our usual optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 29, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 22, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 17, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 16, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 08, 2021

New & Noticeable:
• No new features this week, but stay tuned to this space for upcoming announcements.
New and Not-So-Noticeable:
• Our usual optimizations and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

March 02, 2021

New & Noticeable:
- Squashed a bug where users couldn't see the delete button properly after selecting conversations or messages.
- Fixed the battery drain issue that was affecting a small amount of users.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
- And of course our usual optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

February 23, 2021

New & Noticeable:
- Squashed a bug where users couldn't see the delete button properly after selecting conversations or messages.
- Fixed the battery drain issue that was affecting a small amount of users.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
- And of course our usual optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

February 18, 2021

New & Noticeable:
- No new features this week but keep checking this space for any future feature announcements.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
- Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

February 16, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Flattened a display bug that appeared on some Samsung Galaxy J3s
Demolished a bug that would crash the app when exporting very long conversations.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

February 08, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Flattened a display bug that appeared on some Samsung Galaxy J3s
Demolished a bug that would crash the app when exporting very long conversations.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

February 01, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Flattened a display bug that appeared on some Samsung Galaxy J3s
Demolished a bug that would crash the app when exporting very long conversations.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

January 25, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Flattened a display bug that appeared on some Samsung Galaxy J3s
Demolished a bug that would crash the app when exporting very long conversations.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

January 18, 2021

New & Noticeable:
Flattened a display bug that appeared on some Samsung Galaxy J3s
Demolished a bug that would crash the app when exporting very long conversations.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
Optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

Allows an application to collect battery statistics
Allows an app to create windows using the type TYPE_APPLICATION_OVERLAY, shown on top of all other apps.
This constant was deprecated in API level 21. No longer enforced.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows an app to access approximate location.
Allows an app to access precise location.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows access to the vibrator.
Allows an application to read or write the system settings.
Allows an application to read the user's contacts data.
Allows an application to write the user's contacts data.
Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.
Allows an application to read from external storage.
Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows applications to connect to paired bluetooth devices.
Allows an application to broadcast sticky intents.
Allows an application to record audio.
Allows an application to modify global audio settings.
Allows an application to initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call.
Required to be able to access the camera device.
Allows an application to read the user's call log.
Allows an application to write (but not read] the user's call log data.
Allows an application to call any phone number, including emergency numbers, without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed.
Allows modification of the telephony state - power on, mmi, etc.
Allows an application to receive SMS messages.
Allows an application to monitor incoming MMS messages.
Allows an application to send SMS messages.
Allows an application to read SMS messages.
Allows applications to disable the keyguard if it is not secure.
Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.
Allows an application to see the number being dialed during an outgoing call with the option to redirect the call to a different number or abort the call altogether.
Allows applications to change network connectivity state.
Allows applications to change Wi-Fi connectivity state.
Allows applications to read the sync settings.
Allows applications to write the sync settings.
Marker permission for applications that wish to access notification policy.
Allows applications to discover and pair bluetooth devices.
*NEW FEATURE* Now you can use TextNow without WiFi! Get unlimited calling and texting in the US over the Nationwide Sprint Network -- for FREE. Check if your phone is eligible, and get phone service without the phone bill by clicking on "Free Coverage" in the app menu.

Local US or Canada Phone number
Give your friends your very own phone number they can call!

Unlimited Text & Picture Messaging
You can send as many text messages as you want to US & Canada - FREE!

Unlimited Calling to USA and Canada
Make unlimited free phone calls to any phone number in the US & Canada!

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Features:
- Make and receive voice calls
- Emojis, stickers and gifs
- Full picture messaging : send, receive and save pictures!
- Video messaging: Send videos to your friends and family
- Voicemail Transcription: transcript of your voicemail
- Caller ID
- PassCode: keep your messages under lock and key
- Google SmartLock: no need to remember your password
- Call Forwarding
- Conference calling
- Signatures: add your own personalized signature to each text
- Customizable text-tone, ringtone & vibration
- Customizable backgrounds
- Assign individual contacts their own ringtone & background
- Quick Reply to easily (and quickly) respond to friends
- Home screen widget to launch TextNow, compose a new message or quickly make a call
- Unified inbox: send and receive your texts, SMS and GIFs directly via TextNow - use TextNow as your one-stop SMS texting app!
- One number, multiple devices – Send messages and make calls on your computer or tablet, then access them from your phone while on the go.
- TextNow.com - text from your computer too! All messages seamlessly synchronize with your mobile device.
- Turn your Wi-Fi enabled tablets into a phone.
- Elastic calling to protect you from dropped calls. Elastic calling is TextNow’s unique ability to have our calls choose the best possible route for your call to improve quality

Is it really free?

There is no catch. No yearly or monthly fees! It is completely free! Download today and start sending and receiving your unlimited texts, pics, videos, and SMS messages.

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