I'm a Google Fi user and Hangouts has, finally, stopped working. 😑

I'm looking for something that can work as the default SMS app on Android, but that also works cross-platform.

It looks like Pulse SMS ($20/year) is the best solution. It even has a desktop app on Linux. I'll have to use a PWA on iOS but that's better than nothing.

Has anyone found anything better?


Google's messages app is not horrible for a default option it supports RCS, but I never like getting too invested in Google apps anymore as they tend to kill products too often.


@IanJHill Also even as a PWA Google Messages can't be on more than one device at a time. I have to choose.

Pulse seems more capable.

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Let us know how it works. I have been wanting a good multi platform messenger for a while.

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