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.

New to version 3.0 - Bluetooth Support for Hands Free Bluetooth Adapters!
Note Bluetooth is only supported on Android Versions Jelly Bean and above.

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.

Required Permissions (and why):
1. RECEIVE_SMS/SEND_SMS: Needed so the app can read and send SMS messages.
2. READ_SMS/WRITE_SMS: These permissions allow the app to save outgoing SMS messages to you SMS mailbox just as the standard android SMS application does.
3. READ_CONTACTS: This permission allows the app to read your contacts so that when an SMS text message is received, it can tell you by name who the SMS is from.
4. RECORD_AUDIO: This permission is used by the speech recognizer functionality of the app.
5. WAKE_LOCK: This permission is required to allow the app to turn the screen on in hands free mode.
6. BLUETOOTH/MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS: Required for Bluetooth connectivity.

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 3.11:
- Fixed an issue with text to speech for specific languages.


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

    by grssailing on 19/03/2014

    I bought this app to enable my phone to read out SMS messages through my Audi car stereo through Bluetooth. It works brilliantly and lets me reply with incredible accuracy using the car's mic. Highly recommended.

  • (64 stars)

    by Rusty G on 11/03/2014

    Bought this initially for my SENA SMH10 on the bikes, but to my surprise works seamlessly with my VW in-car BT system and my Jawbone earpiece. Integration was a breeze. Clear as a whistle. Auto on/off with Smartactions on Droid work great! Tie it in w

  • (64 stars)

    by Adam Thomas on 27/02/2014

    Great for when I'm riding my Harley.

  • (64 stars)

    by Philip A. Kushner on 20/02/2014

    Please help. Screen pops up but no prompt or reading of text. Will give better review if it works. Lite did work. Have HTC DNA

  • (64 stars)

    by Bill Collier on 06/01/2014

    A voice command to begin reading message after notification would help with inappropriate interruption.

  • (64 stars)

    by Brian Sheehan on 23/12/2013

    Very accurate even in a big truck with all the noise but occasionally it just doesn't operate. I'll either get a message asking me if i want the message read in the task bar which i need to manually click or nothing at all. I only use it on Bluetooth so

  • (64 stars)

    by Justin Thompto on 17/12/2013

    One great feature Windows Phone has over Android is built-in TTS for text messages over Bluetooth hands-free built-in to most new car models. I tried many other apps from the Google Play market and this is the only one that worked with my vehicle. When