The default SMS app that comes on most Android devices usually offers minimal features with a boring interface. The Hello Text app in an impressive alternative for SMS / texting that is not just beautiful but offers more features.

Hello SMS automatically and seamlessly integrates with your device’s existing contacts. The app displays text messages as threads in a conversation along with the thumbnail image of the contact. You can long press a contact name to delete all the threads while long-pressing a message will give you option to delete it or copy the content to the clipboard.

While writing a new message, you can also add emojis and images

The app has a tabbed interface – swipe left to right to view the contacts that you have recently interacted with in reverse chronological order. It displays a pop up notification for new messages and you can reply back to the message from the pop up window directly.

The app switches to a dark theme at night automatically for easier reading. The app has no ads either.