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

License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Issue Tracker: https://github.com/qklabs/qksms/issues
Source Code: https://github.com/qklabs/qksms

For full details and additional technical information, see this application's page on the F-Droid wiki.

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 Sep 8, 2016

    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

    • ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • CALL_PHONE
    • CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
    • CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • GET_ACCOUNTS
    • INTERNET
    • MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • NFC
    • READ_CALL_LOG
    • READ_CONTACTS
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • READ_PHONE_STATE
    • READ_PROFILE
    • READ_SMS
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • RECEIVE_MMS
    • RECEIVE_SMS
    • RECORD_AUDIO
    • SEND_SMS
    • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • USE_CREDENTIALS
    • VIBRATE
    • WAKE_LOCK
    • WRITE_CONTACTS
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • WRITE_SMS
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
  • Version 2.7.2 (134) - Added on Sep 2, 2016

    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

    • ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • CALL_PHONE
    • CHANGE_CONFIGURATION
    • CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • GET_ACCOUNTS
    • INTERNET
    • MANAGE_ACCOUNTS
    • NFC
    • READ_CALL_LOG
    • READ_CONTACTS
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • READ_PHONE_STATE
    • READ_PROFILE
    • READ_SMS
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • RECEIVE_MMS
    • RECEIVE_SMS
    • RECORD_AUDIO
    • SEND_SMS
    • SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW
    • USE_CREDENTIALS
    • VIBRATE
    • WAKE_LOCK
    • WRITE_CONTACTS
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • WRITE_SMS
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.android.vending.BILLING
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
  • Version 2.7.1 (133) - Added on Aug 7, 2016

    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

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