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TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App on Windows Pc

Developed By: TextNow, Inc.

License: Free

Rating: 4,4/5 - 867.975 votes

Last Updated: January 19, 2021

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Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

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App Details

Version20.47.1.0
Size24.7 MB
Release DateJanuary 06, 21
CategorySocial Apps

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

What's New:
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... [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 20.47.1.0, was released on 2021-01-06 (updated on 2021-01-19). 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 867.975 users, 60131 users had rated it 5*, 641736 users had rated it 1*. Older versions of TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App are also available with us 20.47.1.0 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 20.37.0.1 20.36.0.2 20.35.0.1 20.34.0.1 20.33.0.1 20.32.0.0 20.31.0.2 20.29.0.0 20.27.2.0 20.27.1.0 20.26.0.1 20.24.0.2 20.23.0.0 20.22.0.3

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 20.47.1.0 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

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.37.0.1 on Windows PC – 26.1 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.36.0.2 on Windows PC – 27.9 MB

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Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.32.0.0 on Windows PC – 27.2 MB

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Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.29.0.0 on Windows PC – 23.3 MB

Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.27.2.0 on Windows PC – 32.8 MB

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Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.24.0.2 on Windows PC – 32.6 MB

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Download TextNow: Free Texting & Calling App 20.22.0.3 on Windows PC – 32.7 MB

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.

January 11, 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 06, 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.

December 07, 2020

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.

December 01, 2020

New & Noticeable:

Wiped out a bug that blocked some users from replying from a notification.
Improved opening speed of the TextNow app.


New and Not-so Noticeable:

More under the hood improvements, code optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

November 23, 2020

New & Noticeable:

Wiped out a bug that blocked some users from replying from a notification.
Improved opening speed of the TextNow app.


New and Not-so Noticeable:

More under the hood improvements, code optimization, and minor bug fixes, plus performance and stability improvements.

November 19, 2020

New & Noticeable:

This week the engineering elves were laying down some groundwork for some future changes and features. Keep checking this space for future feature announcements!

New and Not-so Noticeable:

Minor bug fixes, lots of under the hood tweaking, plus performance and stability improvements.

November 16, 2020

New & Noticeable:

This week the engineering elves were laying down some groundwork for some future changes and features. Keep checking this space for future feature announcements!

New and Not-so Noticeable:

Minor bug fixes, lots of under the hood tweaking, plus performance and stability improvements.

November 09, 2020

New & Noticeable:
This week the engineering elves were laying down some groundwork for some future changes and features. Keep checking this space for future feature announcements!

New and Not-so Noticeable:

Minor bug fixes, lots of under the hood tweaking, plus performance and stability improvements.

November 02, 2020

New & Noticeable:
- No new features, as our engineering elves were busy working under the hood this week. We update every week, so keep checking this space for new features and other nifty stuff.

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

October 26, 2020

New & Noticeable:
- Nothing new in this release, but we're constantly updating, so keep checking our weekly releases!

New and Not-so Noticeable:
- Minor bug crushing, stability, and performance improvements.

October 19, 2020

New & Noticeable:
- Destroyed a bug that was preventing new users from logging in with a Gmail address.

New and Not-so Noticeable:
- Minor bug crushing and performance improvements.

October 13, 2020

New & Noticeable:
- Nothing new this time but we update weekly, so check back next week for any new goodies.
New and Not-so Noticeable:
- The usual minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

September 15, 2020

- When a maps link is opened from a Floating Chat, the conversation will now close so the map can be seen.
- A notification will no longer be shown at the top of the screen when receiving a message in an open conversation.
- Various performance improvements.

August 28, 2019

Fixed a bug that was causing visual issues when we ask users to rate the app.
Fixed a bug for Wireless users who weren’t able to manage their plan from My Account.
Various performance improvements.

August 25, 2019

Fixed a bug that was causing visual issues when we ask users to rate the app.
Fixed a bug for Wireless users who weren’t able to manage their plan from My Account.
Various performance 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!

Cheap International Calling
TextNow offers low-cost, international calling to over 230 countries. Stay connected longer with rates starting at less than $0.01 per minute. Add money or earn free money by completing offers to your account and make low-cost international calls.

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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