Hands-Free SMS

Hands-Free SMS


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Hands-Free SMS is just what it sounds like – a Hands Free SMS application that you use to listen to and respond to SMS Text messages without using your hands. Instead, Hands-Free SMS is completely voice activated. Hands-Free SMS will automatically let you know when you have an incoming SMS text message and read the incoming SMS message if configured to do so. After reading the SMS, the application will ask you if you would like to reply to the SMS. If you reply “Yes”, it will ask for your reply. All you need to do is speak to the app to tell it what you want your reply to be. The app will then read your reply back to you, and once you confirm the correctness of the response, it is automatically sent on its way.

Note that recent updates to Google Search cause problems with Bluetooth connectivity. Disabling the "Bluetooth headset" option under "Settings" under Google Now will address this. When this option is enabled, Google Now automatically disconnects Hands Free SMS from the Bluetooth headset so it can have exclusive rights to the headset. Note Bluetooth is only supported on Android Versions Jelly Bean and above.

On older versions of Android, certain SMS apps like Go SMS don't play nicely with other SMS apps as they intercept all incoming text messages and don't pass them on to other apps. Android addressed this in KitKat, but be aware that if you use earlier versions, and Have Go SMS installed, our app will not function.

Hands-Free SMS has the following options:
1. Request Reply: If selected, the application will ask you if you would like to reply to each incoming SMS text message. If not selected, then you will not be prompted for a reply.
2. Hands Free Mode: When selected, Hands-Free SMS will automatically turn on your screen, bring the app to the foreground, and start reading your incoming SMS (or ask you if you want it read to you if the next option is selected). When you are done interacting with Hands-Free SMS, the screen will automatically turn off. This setting provides a completely hands free experience without the necessity of keeping the screen on all the time. It is great for saving battery life! When this option is not selected, a notification will be added to the notification bar which you can click on to hear the SMS.
3. Auto Read New SMS: If selected, Hands-Free SMS will automatically read all incoming SMS text messages to you without asking if you would like it read first. When not selected, you will be told who the incoming text message is from, and asked if you want it read to you.
4. Automatic Reply: When selected, Hands-Free SMS will automatically reply to all received SMS messages (only if the app is enabled) with a message of your choosing.
5. Auto Start on SMS: When selected, if the app is not running already, it will provide a notification you can click on to have new SMS messages read aloud.
6. Enable Bluetooth Mode: When selected, the app will connect to a hands free device (headset, car adapter) and perform all speaking and voice recognition functions through that. If no Bluetooth device is available, the app will use the phones speaker as always.
7. Auto Enable on Bluetooth Headset Connect: When selected, the app will automatically enable itself upon connecting to a Bluetooth headset (or hands-free car adapter). The app will disable when the Bluetooth headset is disconnected.

Note: If you would like to try Hands-Free SMS for free, look for our free version, Hands-Free SMS Lite. Note the free version has some limitations.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 3.17:
- New Material Design user interface
- New expandable notifications
- Stability enhancements

Comments and ratings for Hands-Free SMS
  • (48 stars)

    by Willie Kruer on 24/12/2014

    Best hands free SMS app I've found.

  • (48 stars)

    by Laurel Van Dyke on 12/12/2014

    I tried a lot of apps to find one which would both read text messages and allow a response by voice. This is one of the few that I have found that does both and is reliable. I do have two feature requests. 1. I have noticed that it does not read texts when there are multiple recipients. I would like it to be able to do this. 2. I would also like it if you could initiate a new text by voice inste

  • (48 stars)

    by Scott Kefgen on 11/12/2014

    I have been using Motospeak for years. Motorola just informed me that they are going to let it die a slow death. Their app sucked out of the gate. I should have paid for this a long time ago. It's buggy at times but overall worth the 5 bucks. Wish you had a call back option.

  • (48 stars)

    by Martin Green on 03/11/2014

    This app works great. Unfortunately it reads all the texts I got during the day weather I read them or responded or not, so it can take a while to clear the buffer when I first get in my car. Also there is a relatively long delay between the system asking a question and when it is ready to receive the answer (i.e. a tone that says its listening).

  • (48 stars)

    by Tim M on 11/10/2014

    Very good voice recognition in my car on Bluetooth.

  • (48 stars)

    by Sensei J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc. on 06/09/2014

    This is a good app and I paid for the paid version but on my Alcatel T-Mobile the volume is so low that it's useless to me I don't use Bluetooth in the car I just use the phone speaker no matter what do I look there is nowhere to turn the volume up

  • (48 stars)

    by Paul Hyles on 13/07/2014

    Hi this app looked good when I tested in the car. Then out of car with the bt turn on app only option I still get a pop up prompt to read my SMS. I only want to auto read SMS when connected in my car bt. Is this possible? If not pls refund.

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