Top SMS Apps in Android Phones

For the reports has, below are the list of top SMS applications as on December 2018.

With subsequent hacking of Google Plus by an app which used SMS to hack Google+ and get all details of users, Google has now made it difficult for other apps to read SMS. Only app which users select as default messaging app can read SMS. These policies will imposed strictly from Jan 2018 by Google Play on app developers.

Default Android messaging app still enjoys the most with 37% of the share. Fb Messenger App is distinct second with 18%. And Truecaller is 3rd 10.5%.

Top SMS apps:
1. Messages
2. FB Messenger – Text and Video Chat for Free
3. Truecaller
4. Verizon Messages
5. HTC Messages
6. GO SMS Pro – Messenger, Free Themes, Emoji
7. Others

These stats are collected from samples from TrackMyPhones Apps which users themselves agree to provide.

Srihari Karanth is an active developer and Founder of TrackMyPhones. He is a former Software Architect in Global MNC. He now works on building new innovative mobile applications and websites. You can reach him at


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this app was detected by the vaccine. names ‘V3 Mobile Plus 2.0’
would you have any plan for update for this issue?

and this app’s name was ‘Audio Rec’, have you any plan to change this app?

and also, When using this app, is there a way not to disturb other apps such as other recordings, video recordings, and VOIP?


Hello app is not installing it opens like a zipped folder and there are so many other folders in kbs or said unable to open why kindly guide?

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Hi Srihari, The Call Recorder is working fine on one of the device but suddently stopped pulling Audio Files from another 2nd device. It was pulling on the new device earlier but has suddenly stopped i guess after that phone was done with a OS update. Target phone is Samsung S8 running Pie with latest update done 2 days ago. Pl advice a solution for the same. Should i uninstall and reinstall the app there?


Hello Srihari,
Thanks for this wonderful app. It helped in saving my marriage by taking precautions. Stay blessed.
Could you keep the name as Record Audio or anything not beginning with the letter A. It shows up in the top of the list of Apps and my spouse commented that the icon looks scary.