QKSMS

Messaging app

Replacement for the stock AOSP messaging app.

Some of its features include:

  • Material Design
  • Themes
  • Night Mode
  • Reply to messages without leaving the current app
  • Group Messaging
  • MMS
  • Delayed message sending
  • Search

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 2.7.3 (135) - Added on 2016-09-08

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 4.2 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
  • Version 2.7.2 (134) - Added on 2016-09-02

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 4.2 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
  • Version 2.7.1 (133) - Added on 2016-08-07

    This version requires Android 4.0.3 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 4.2 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • android.permission.CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.FLASHLIGHT
    • android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • android.permission.NFC
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE