The Best SMS App for Android is made by Microsoft.

Looking for good SMS app for Android? The Google Play Store lists a gazillion texting apps that can do SMS, MMS, and so much more. The most popular options include Facebook Messenger that has texting as a side feature, TrueCaller that can identify senders and then there’s Android Messages, Google’s own SMS app that also includes audio chats, emojis and location sharing.

The light-weight app takes up less than 4MB on the mobile device. The current version ensures user privacy as SMS classification happens offline and does not require any server-side interaction. The team has deployed advanced machine learning algorithms to pick out messages and classify them based on priority. The app sifts through the contents of each message and categorizes them based on utility and importance. It works seamlessly across all Android devices.

SMS Organizer is a simple solution to a common problem. Here are the key features of the app:

1) OTP Detection:

When you log into a website that requires 2-factor authentication, an OTP is send on your mobile phone in a text message, you open the message, copy the digits and paste into the login screen. SMS organizer makes this process a lot easier for you. It detects if a text contains an OTP and give you an option to copy the code directly from the notification menu. No need to even open the message.

2) Google Drive Integration:

Microsoft SMS Organizer can automatically backup SMS messages to your Google Drive. You can perform the backup manually and let the app do it for every day or every week. So that you can easily restore your text chats from the cloud.

3) Important Message can be Starred:

Regardless of how long and fragmented the SMS are, the machine learning algorithm classifies them into important and promotional categories instantaneously. Important SMS can be ‘starred’ so that it’s easier for you to come back to them later.

4) Timely Reminders:

The SMS Organizer does more than simply organizing the messages. It sets reminders for actions mentioned in the messages as well. Messages about phone bill payments and travel tickets, for example, can be used to set reminders so you never have to forget an important task.

5) Email Like Filters:

You can long-press a text message and it will let you define a filter for the sender of that message. All future messages from that particular sender will be moved to the designated folder automatically.

6) Smart Cards:

Smart cards are an innovative feature that allows you to go beyond the messaging platform and find what you need instantly. The sophisticated machine learning algorithm built into the app reads through the messages you receive and highlights key information. Meeting timings, ticket numbers, and seat numbers, are all highlighted instantly by the app. Smart cards provide a cleaner and more elegant structure to your messages so you can use them effectively.

7) Send Free SMS:

You can use SMS organizer to send up to 30 text messages for free every month to any mobile number in India. These messages are sent via the Internet so even if you do not have cellular connectivity, the texts would still go out.

8) Productivity Boost:

If you use SMS for work, the SMS Organizer can help you boost productivity. The app blocks spam messages from sending notifications and alerts so that you aren’t interrupted by non-essential messages while working.

Conclusion:

Microsoft’s SMS app is free, doesn’t include any in-app purchases, contains no advertising and all the data resides locally on your mobile device.

You can use the IFTTT app to save your text messages in a Google Sheet or for receiving texts as an email message.