What are the best Android messenger apps?

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    #1WhatsApp

    WhatsApp

    WhatsApp Messenger is a mobile and desktop messaging app which uses a phone's Internet connection or Wi-Fi. This free app allows users to send multimedia, make calls for free, arrange group chats, and customize notifications and UI.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Android, Windows

    Free

    Jason Martinez
    Written on November 23, 2017
    "WhatsApp is a great social messaging app that is used by millions of people throughout the world. In addition to conversations, you can share photos and videos with others as well for the full experience. Great program that's worth the download."
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    #2Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook has a separate messaging app to run alongside its social network service called Messenger. It has loads of free stickers, animated GIFs, voice, and video calling and it even can even be set as your default SMS app.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Android

    Free

    Samuel Pena
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "This is the standard for messaging apps these day. Video and picture sharing are so easy, as is sharing audio and making calls. It is simple and easy to use and more messenger apps should take the ques that this app gives out."
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    #3Telegram

    Telegram

    Telegram is a simple, fast and secure messaging app that allows your messages to be synced across all of your devices. Telegram is particularly useful for sending files and media as there is no filesize limit on what you can send.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Luz María Salas
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "I use this almost everyday. My mother lives way across town and sometimes she needs help finding information. I just send what she needs to her phone and that's it."
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    #4LINE

    LINE

    LINE is a free communications app that lets you send messages to your friends and make video calls. The app is famous for its funny and cute stickers.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Howard Wong
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "What can I say about LIne? Well, I can say it is awesome! I can't believe I waited this long to join Line. All my friends were using it so I finally HAD TOO use it. And I couldn't be happier. The GUI is very impressive and easy to use. LIne features include free phone calls, free texts and sending files is a piece of cake. It is a great and reliable with a free download, what's not to like? "
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    #5Hangouts

    Hangouts

    Message your friends and make free phone calls with Hangouts, a free to use app that will make communication with all your loved ones much easier. It also includes lots of stickers and emojis to turn a regular conversation into a fun one. 

    Other

    Free

    Aaron Reed
    Written on November 22, 2017
    "Over the years there has been so many messaging apps that have come and gone and some that have stuck around. Hangouts is one of them , i find this very powerful for google users the most because it integrates so well with google on all aspects. The free voice and video calls are also features you should not overlook because the quality is great and clear. "
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    #6WeChat

    WeChat

    WeChat is a free texting app for mobile devices that offers a simple interface to chat with your relatives. It's meant to be an all-in-one app, featuring SMS/MMS, voice and video calls, photo sharing and games.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jose Simmons
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "I have been using that app for awhile. I have never had any complaints until the recent update. No there is freezing and lagging even after an uninstall and reinstall. Love the app but may have to look elsewhere."
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    #7Kik

    Kik

    Kik is way more than just messaging. It's the easiest way to connect with your friends, stay in the loop, and explore - all through chat. No phone numbers, just pick a username.

    Apps

    Paul Gomez
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "The best part if this app is that it allows me to pick a user name to text with others. That way I don't have to give out any other in formation to people that I don't want to. It does everything a messaging app needs to do so I've been happy with it."
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    #8Viber

    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

    Amanda Harvey
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "I appreciate Viber because it allows me to connect with my contacts effortlessly. I recommend Viber as the best Android messenger app. I understand why Viber is highly sought after and you will too once you try it."
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    #9Output Messenger

    Output Messenger

    Output Messenger is a messaging service for your office, that instantly connects all the workers and allows them to chat, share, and interact. One service like this improves efficiency and the emotional state of the workers.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Roy McDonald
    Written on December 14, 2017
    "Pretty vital took for your office. It's straightforward and easy to use, and helps improve efficiency. I like using the chat feature when I'm too lazy to get up from my desk hahah. "

Summary

Best What are the best Android messenger apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1WhatsAppApps 29 Free
2Facebook MessengerApps 22 Free
3TelegramApps 18 Free
4LINEApps 16 Free
5HangoutsOther 15 Free
6WeChatApps 9 Free
7KikApps 8 Paid
8ViberApps 4 Free
9Output MessengerApps 2 Free
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