Jimmy McGee · Nov 14, 2013 at 01:30 pm

Android App Review: Get the Old SMS on KitKat with 8SMS – XDA Developer TV

Android 4.4 KitKat is out. We all love the latest and greatest, but sometimes Google makes some sweeping assumptions that nit everyone cares for. One assumption would be that everyone wants to use Hangouts for SMS. The great thing about Android, especially at XDA, is that you can choose how you want to use your phone. If you don’t want to use Hangouts for SMS on KitKat, you shouldn’t have to.

XDA Senior Member bengtan.leducbao offers an old school SMS application for your KitKat device. In this video, XDA Developer TV Producer TK reviews 8sms. TK shows off the application and gives his thoughts, so check out this app review.


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