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  1. Privacy Locking Option.

    Add some lock options like pattern lock, number lock etc. It'll be great if i can lock messages from a specific user :)

    7,081 votes
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    • Archive Messages

      Rather than just permanently delete messages, it would be fantastic if you could archive messages. This was one of the features in Google Hangouts that I used the most and found incredibly helpful.

      Sometimes you want to clean up your inbox so you don't have hundreds of conversations floating around in it that you have to scroll through, but you don't necessarily want to lose some conversations forever by deleting them. The ability to Archive conversations in order to move them out of the main inbox view and into a separate archive view for later reference or search would be…

      6,800 votes
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      • Mark as Unread

        It would be awesome if when you long-press on a message, you can mark it as unread.

        In my case this is useful because that way It reminds me that this specific message is important.

        4,990 votes
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        • LED options please. Blink-rate/timing, custom colors

          Similar to competitor apps (8sms, Hangouts) I'd love the ability to change the blink-rate. Currently it is way too fast and annoys me. I prefer the slow blink of Hangouts and 8sms.

          Please add this option.

          Nexus 5 4.4.2

          3,348 votes
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          • Location sharing

            Have the ability via an in app map to share location.

            3,047 votes
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            • Wifi texting

              The ability to send/receive texts over a wifi would be a great addition to this application. Sometimes cell signal is just not available.

              2,797 votes
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              • 2,037 votes
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                • Tells you if someone read or is replying to your text

                  This would be handy because I will know if my friend has read the text yet and is too busy to reply currently. It will also be nice to see if my friend is replying so I can wait for him message before I send mine.

                  1,443 votes
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                  • Private Box

                    This Sms app should have private box and a password for it to be able to unlock it. I suggest 4-12 numbers for the password because sometimes if the password is for 4numbers only, it is easy for other people to guess my password. I prefer 4 or more.

                    1,178 votes
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                    • Implement read receipts

                      some apps have the option for read receipts for MMS. you have delivery reports, but this would take it one step further

                      1,086 votes
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                      • Backup settings

                        I've seen this before but, it would be great to have the ability to backup your Textra settings and customization. It's a hassle to have to do that each time.

                        1,042 votes
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                        • Textra Widget

                          If possible, an optional textra widget for Android users.

                          965 votes
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                          • Make it compatable with multi-window

                            At least on my phone (galaxy s4), I can't use this app to multi task, like texting and watching YouTube videos at the same time. This would be a nice feature

                            961 votes
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                            • 852 votes
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                              • Microphone icon triggers text to speech not voice recording

                                You could also make it an option in settings to choose

                                780 votes
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                                • 769 votes
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                                  • add RCS like Google messenger

                                    Google Messenger like RCS features to Textra ex you can see when the other part is typing, etc.

                                    755 votes
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                                    • A private box to hide certain conversations

                                      It would be nice to have this option, accessible by password and a discrete action

                                      692 votes
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                                      • Messages backup

                                        Add a message backup function, that can automatically sync to the cloud, or shcedule backups every day/week/month etc.

                                        669 votes
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                                          There are a number of very good apps that focus specifically on backup and restore of messages. We recommend and use SMS Backup & Restore.

                                          No point us re-inventing the wheel and losing focus on the core aspects of Textra.

                                        • Split group sms thread

                                          When you send a group sms message the recipient answers directly to you because he sees it as a standalone message.
                                          So I think it would be convinient to have an option to split outgoing group message into each contacts' threads.

                                          641 votes
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