MightyText - SMS from Computer or Tablet | Synced with your Android phone & number
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MightyText - SMS from Computer or Tablet | Synced with your Android phone & number

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Found 28th May 2013
SMS & MMS from your computer or tablet, using your current Android phone number. NEW! Sync your phone's photos & videos instantly to your computer.

⇒ Low phone battery alerts - on your computer

⇒ Instant notifications on computer/tablet

⇒ See who's calling you...on your computer screen

⇒ Left your phone in car? Forgot it at home? No worries


Computer
Google Chrome
Firefox
Internet Explorer (IE9 or IE10)
Safari
Opera Browser - COMING SOON

Tablet
Android Tablet
iPad
Kindle Fire

46 Comments

been using this since launch great app

Apparently not compatible with Google Nexus 7 but it looks the dogs so I'm jealous of those who can use it!

brianzion

been using it fine on my google N7 since launch



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When you send texts from this app, do uou get charged as though you sent it from your mobile? Or is it free like with cbfsms.com?

Excellent, just downloaded this, installed and set-up in minutes.

Fantastic app, especially good for typing longer texts.. if only I could get Whatsapp to work with it!

zerocrop

When you send texts from this app, do uou get charged as though you sent … When you send texts from this app, do uou get charged as though you sent it from your mobile? Or is it free like with cbfsms.com?



It's as if you sent it from your mobile

LOVE this app. I love being able to type my texts from my laptop! I dropped my phone in a friends car recently and didn't have their number to call them - I was able to access my phone book AND text them from my phone even though it was under the seat of their car AND any texts/missed call notifications were coming through to my laptop so I was able to continue life without feeling like I had lost a limb.

Confused..... Do I install this on my phone or ipad

colinmcdonald

Confused..... Do I install this on my phone or ipad



check on there website mightytext.net/ install on phone and ipad/tablet in google chrome browser there is a add on
Edited by: "brianzion" 29th May 2013

I was looking for something exactly like this just the other day and couldn't find anything.... But this app is perfect for what I want to use it for - being able to type out a long text on a keyboard rather than on the phone itself.

Thank you very much OP

thanks. This is a really great app.
Edited by: "midian09" 29th May 2013

Thanks OP. I didn't know this was possible.

the photo app is really cool in the browser link to information

http://static.sendgrid.com/uploads/UID_430300_NL_1625848_e8b34d3219986cbfc5d12374a83697b7/8f9b67903d19747c732aa978e5c862f0

Edited by: "brianzion" 29th May 2013

This is good, but I prefer MYSMS, which has a full sms client on android, but has a downloadable application for your PC/MAC rather than using a chrome extension.

Hot tip. Like it.

HOT HOT HOT. Great for when I am away

Does it use the battery much or slow the phone down?

Just started using it to text from my WiFi Nexus 7. Can confirm it definitely works, but I can't comment on battery drain. It also displays the phone battery level, so it must connect regularly (I think once every 20 mins somebody said).

Not sure about security... it feels like the message is being passed from your phone through a server, so there is a chance for them to be intercepted. I also don't know what the company does with the data that they hold. You sign in with your Google account (this is how the devices get paired) but seems too good to be true.

Thanks for this! Very useful

ok so I wonder if some phone expert can answer this. Everyone knows if you use your phone abroad it usually costs more. So could you say leave your phone at home switched off and still send texts (as if in uk) and see all your replies via net? But if say you had your phone with you would it know you were roaming so to speak and charge you more - hence why the phone is left in uk. Or could you take your phone with you - well the sim at least and turn it off and send messages from the internet? Hope that makes sense. This would be great for a person who works in say middle east where messages cost 25p - simply leave an active sim card in uk and send from net - it means people can also reply as if you are in the uk.

cojitup

Just started using it to text from my WiFi Nexus 7. Can confirm it … Just started using it to text from my WiFi Nexus 7. Can confirm it definitely works, but I can't comment on battery drain. It also displays the phone battery level, so it must connect regularly (I think once every 20 mins somebody said).Not sure about security... it feels like the message is being passed from your phone through a server, so there is a chance for them to be intercepted. I also don't know what the company does with the data that they hold. You sign in with your Google account (this is how the devices get paired) but seems too good to be true.




Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy describes MightyText's policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information. MightyText receives your information through our various web sites, SMS, APIs, and other services ("Services"). When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by MightyText in the United States or any other country where MightyText operates.

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info AT mightytext.net

Information Collection and Use
We collect and use your information to provide our Services and improve them over time.

Information Collected Upon Registration: When you create or reconfigure a MightyText account, you provide some personal information, we may collect information such as your name, email address, and contacts info through connecting to your Google Account (with your consent) This information is not displayed with the public nor is it ever shared without your explicit consent. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or alert you to important events. If you contact us via email or other electronic communication, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request.

Text Messages: Our Services are primarily designed to help you share information privately with whom you choose. None of the information is ever made public, unless you explicitly opt-in for that.

Log Data: Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, phone type, the referring domain, pages visited. Other actions, such as interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.

Links: MightyText may keep track of how you interact with links in Updates by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, including advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.

Cookies: Like many websites, we use "cookies" to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, and to authenticate users. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. MightyText may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

Third Party Services: MightyText uses a variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our Services and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.
Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your MightyText account.

Service Providers: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.

Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect MightyText's rights or property.

Business Transfers: In the event that MightyText is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as usage patterns or link click statistics

Modifying Your Personal Information
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.

Changes to this Policy
We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will be at mightytext.net/pri…acy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via your MightyText client or to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy is effective February 25, 2011. Last updated: February 13th, 2013.

brianzion

Privacy PolicyThis Privacy Policy describes MightyText's policies and … Privacy PolicyThis Privacy Policy describes MightyText's policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of your information. MightyText receives your information through our various web sites, SMS, APIs, and other services ("Services"). When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country that you reside in or create information from, your information may be used by MightyText in the United States or any other country where MightyText operates.If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info AT mightytext.netInformation Collection and UseWe collect and use your information to provide our Services and improve them over time.Information Collected Upon Registration: When you create or reconfigure a MightyText account, you provide some personal information, we may collect information such as your name, email address, and contacts info through connecting to your Google Account (with your consent) This information is not displayed with the public nor is it ever shared without your explicit consent. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services or alert you to important events. If you contact us via email or other electronic communication, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request.Text Messages: Our Services are primarily designed to help you share information privately with whom you choose. None of the information is ever made public, unless you explicitly opt-in for that.Log Data: Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, phone type, the referring domain, pages visited. Other actions, such as interactions with advertisements, may also be included in Log Data.Links: MightyText may keep track of how you interact with links in Updates by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, including advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.Cookies: Like many websites, we use "cookies" to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, and to authenticate users. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer's hard disk. MightyText may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.Third Party Services: MightyText uses a variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our Services and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.Information Sharing and DisclosureWe do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your MightyText account.Service Providers: We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us. We may share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services, and only pursuant to obligations mirroring the protections of this privacy policy.Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect MightyText's rights or property.Business Transfers: In the event that MightyText is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. The promises in this privacy policy will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as usage patterns or link click statisticsModifying Your Personal InformationIf you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.Changes to this PolicyWe may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will be at http://mightytext.net/privacy. If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify you via your MightyText client or to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.This Privacy Policy is effective February 25, 2011. Last updated: February 13th, 2013.



Yes, I read that when I signed up. But it is fairly broad and operates outside of the DPA, so it has encouraged me to uninstall. Hopefully a UK based company will come up with something similar soon.

Take it this doesn't work with iPhone lol

marko4ever24

ok so I wonder if some phone expert can answer this. Everyone knows if … ok so I wonder if some phone expert can answer this. Everyone knows if you use your phone abroad it usually costs more. So could you say leave your phone at home switched off and still send texts (as if in uk) and see all your replies via net? But if say you had your phone with you would it know you were roaming so to speak and charge you more - hence why the phone is left in uk. Or could you take your phone with you - well the sim at least and turn it off and send messages from the internet? Hope that makes sense. This would be great for a person who works in say middle east where messages cost 25p - simply leave an active sim card in uk and send from net - it means people can also reply as if you are in the uk.



If it's switched off, you can't receive texts or send texts - the app sends the text to the phone and then the phone sends the text.

If you leave it turned on in the UK, then yes you can send texts. I don't know if you can read texts because no texts appeared on my PC screen when I got a reply while using this app. If it's possible to view replies on the screen, then it would be just like sending and receiving messages while in the UK (when in reality you are abroad).

If you take it with you however, and use the texting feature while abroad, you will pay roaming rates because data is sent to the phone and then it is your phone in effect that sends the text from the current location you are in.

You could in effect, leave it plugged in on charge at home, and use the internet abroad to send/receive texts from your phone.
Edited by: "hanif248" 29th May 2013

Fantastic app!

been using the app for a long time...great in the office, no longer need to get the phone out, unlock, go through messages and reply etc....use my computer keyboard and work PC to reply, really fast and efficient.

let's not confuse here...this is only an interface of SMS on your PC/laptop.....as per previous posts, you need to install the app on your phone/tablet (have it running) and then on your computer the extension would sync with the phone and allow you to send and receive.

For this to work, you phone needs to be turned on, valid data connection (wifi/3G) and your computer also connected to Internet.

hope that helps

I'm not really happy using my google sign in details with some third party company that I don't really know much about.
There are other apps that run on both your phone and tab to pass sms back and forth without requiring any google account info but I gave up on them as I'd always forget to have it running on my phone when I needed it. I didn't leave it running to save battery.

marko4ever24

ok so I wonder if some phone expert can answer this. Everyone knows if … ok so I wonder if some phone expert can answer this. Everyone knows if you use your phone abroad it usually costs more. So could you say leave your phone at home switched off and still send texts (as if in uk) and see all your replies via net? But if say you had your phone with you would it know you were roaming so to speak and charge you more - hence why the phone is left in uk. Or could you take your phone with you - well the sim at least and turn it off and send messages from the internet? Hope that makes sense. This would be great for a person who works in say middle east where messages cost 25p - simply leave an active sim card in uk and send from net - it means people can also reply as if you are in the uk.



So you are going to leave computer, router and phone connected to the electricity 24/7, for saving roaming costs? And considering that the only thing you can do is texting... Would it be worth it? I doubt it, just take your phone with you and use Skype, messenger, Watshapp or your favorite free texting app.

Besides, I guess than the phone has to be connected to the same wireless, in wich case you would need a laptop or another smartphone conected to internet and using a remote control program over your pc for being able to check and answer those texts. Really smart and practical solution lol

smr1

I'm not really happy using my google sign in details with some third … I'm not really happy using my google sign in details with some third party company that I don't really know much about.There are other apps that run on both your phone and tab to pass sms back and forth without requiring any google account info but I gave up on them as I'd always forget to have it running on my phone when I needed it. I didn't leave it running to save battery.



Any application using Google sign or Facebook doesn't keep your passwords, that's the advantage of third party log-ins; that they don't get ahold of your user:password.

Is this like Airdroid? As you can send messages over that etc and upload content to your phone as well. ANyone used both?

you basically leave your phone on connected to the wireless. then access mighty text from tablet software or from a web browser

Can someone who has used this app and MYSMS comment on the differences and advantages of either? MYSMS does not need chrome which means their dubious policy of passing on your info is not relevant to it unlike Mightytext.
Anything else?

all web servers like bing yahoo not just google can see your data if they wanted. check the servers terms and conditions in any of them. even when you use incognito functions. also your isp know of your activity because of the requests you make to the dns server while browsing the internet.

Thanks for the heads up! I am loving this app!

This is just like air droid isnt it?

cataplines

So you are going to leave computer, router and phone connected to the … So you are going to leave computer, router and phone connected to the electricity 24/7, for saving roaming costs? And considering that the only thing you can do is texting... Would it be worth it? I doubt it, just take your phone with you and use Skype, messenger, Watshapp or your favorite free texting app.



The computer would be with him and he'd use it for regular texts. All that would need to remain connected is phone and router. Not a big deal imo.

COLD COLD COLD. The following devices are not compatible for me:

Samsung YP-GI1
Sony Sony Tablet S
Samsung GT-P3110

LOL it is compatible with my very old Vodafone HTC HTC Wildfire:(

I prefer DeskSMS myself, no browser plug-ins needed.

i8thepie

This is just like air droid isnt it?


airdroid is better

Surprised theres hardly any mention of MySmS here
mysms.com/

Native Apps for almost every platform plus the browser version doesn't require any plugins / add-ons

Not sure what MightyText can do but MySmS also syncs all your messages to the cloud and has options to auto-backup to evernote. I've changed phones and carrier several times and everything syncs over instantly upon logging in
Not even mentioning the added bonus of free messages to anyone using MySmS and the option of enabling "Web Texts" from a large list of free texting options

Edited by: "Azurren" 4th Jun 2013
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