We Recommend: SMS Text Messaging PC/Tablet Allows You to Text From Your Computer Tablet
If you’re looking to text from your computer or tablet using your current Android phone number, then we have an app for that. The software is called SMS Text Messaging PC/Tablet and it’s available on the Play Store for free, taking up less than 1 MB of space.
It requires Android 2.2 and up to work and it provides instant notifications on your computer or slate when a text reaches your handset. You can see who’s calling on the computer or tablet and there’s a very user-friendly 30 seconds setup. Everything is 100% free, with no extra charge aside from what the carrier charges. The messages will stay fully synced with your phone’s SMS area. The steps to take in order to gain access to these features are the following: install this Android app on your phone and for the computer get it from here.
In order to text from a tablet you need to first install this on a phone than install the MightyText tablet app on your slate, from here. The app needed for the phone can be downloaded from here. The basic idea is that you can send a text from the phone even if you’re not on it.