What are the best alternatives to Hangouts?

asked by Elias Isquith
29 contributors
6 solutions
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    #1Viber

    Viber

    Viber is popular and reliable. It automatically adds your contacts so that you can send texts, stickers, emojis and make voice and video calls. You can also share photos and videos and make international and domestic calls at reduced rates.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows, Chrome

    Free

    Jorge Luis Carrera
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "if you are looking for alternatives to Hangouts, then try Viber.It automatically adds your contacts so that you can send texts, stickers, emojis and make voice and video calls. a very good application."
  2. 5

    #2Wire

    Wire
    Cross-platforms messaging app providing special attention to your privacy and a secure communication experience. It is available for many platforms: Web, Windows, Mac. Linux, iOS, Android...
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Jeffrey Hamilton
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "Great if you are looking for an app similar to hangouts."
  3. 4

    #3Talkatone

    Talkatone

    Talkatone allows you to text and call from anywhere to everywhere. You get a free phone number and then call for free in the US and Canada with cheap minutes available for international calls. It also offers text messages and group chats.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christian Hunter
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "I needed an easy way to keep in contact with my sister who was going to school across the country. Talkatone filled that role perfectly. We could keep in contact for free and didn't have to worry about using data."
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    #4Android Messages

    Android Messages

    Brought by Google, Android Messages is a free texting app that allows you to send SMS, MMS and media files to your friends. It has a block system for contacts and some advanced features as sharing your location or sending messages over Wi-Fi.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Sonia Vásquez
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "I like this as much as hangouts. I like most google apps though."
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    #5Textra

    Textra

    Textra is a free and fully customizable texting app for Android devices, with bubbles system, dark and light themes, auto-night mode, MMS group messaging and so on.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Nicole Powell
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "Textra is a free and fully customizable texting app for Android devices, with bubbles system, dark and light themes, auto-night mode, MMS group messaging and so on."
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    #6Voxer

    Voxer

    Voxer is a free walkie-talkie app that allows sending voice and text messages as well photos and videos. Available on both iOS and Android devices, it also offers end to end encryption.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Eugene Bradley
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "Voxer is similar to Google Hangouts in that it allows voice, text, photos and videos to be shared. It also provides end-to-end data encryption which protects you and your partner's privacy while communicating."

Summary

Best What are the best alternatives to Hangouts
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ViberApps 8 Free
2WireApps 5 Free
3TalkatoneApps 4 Free
4Android MessagesApps 3 Free
5TextraApps 2 Free
6VoxerApps 1 Free
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