What's New

Whew! iOS 7 threw us for a loop, and we’ve been scrambling to get back to the high standards you’re used to from Pinger. This update has all kinds of improvements big and small. It's definitely the update you want!

• Connect to incoming calls faster
• Call toll-free numbers without burning minutes
• Backup-and-restore from iCloud
• Retina display support
• Your music keeps playing when you start the app
• Text recently added contacts again
• Fixed rare but super annoying crashing bug (sorry about that)
• Resolved issues with pic messaging (MMS) to AT&T
• Optimized for iOS 7
• A must-have update for anyone on iOS 5 and above

App Description

PINGER 360: OUR BEST TEXTING AND CALLING APP EVER
EXperience our best texting and calling app ever. Pinger 360 is an EXceptional upgrade to Pinger and Textfree. Free texting and calling now with custom wallpapers, our new Buzzwords technology, 360 minutes of outbound calling and our new Facebook sharing feature, which allows you to easily post screenshots of your text conversations on Facebook.

EXtend YOUR CALLS WITH 6 HOURS OF OUTBOUND CALLING!
Pinger turns your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a free phone with unlimited texting to the US and 35 other countries. Incoming calls are always free. Pinger-to-Pinger calls are free. And now we’ve EXtended your outbound calling by including an EXtra 360 minutes. That’s 6 hours of calling to any phone in the US or Canada!

TEXTFREE + PINGER USERS: YOU WANT PINGER 360!
Keep your phone number, your calling minutes plus get EXtravagant new EXtras:
• EXtra 360 minutes of free outbound calling
• EXtreme customization for your app with unique wallpapers for every contact
• EXclusive texting technology called Buzzwords which links your texts to cool stuff on the web.

FREE SMS AND CALLING TO ANY PHONE
With Pinger 360 you get free text messaging and 6 hours of calling to any phone, including landlines and non-smartphones, in the US and Canada. Your friends don’t need Pinger to receive -- they don’t even need to have a smartphone. You get your own real phone number that you can use to call and SMS any phone number in Canada and the US, even if you don’t have a calling plan.

EXtreme CUSTOMIZATION WITH UNIQUE WALLPAPER FOR EVERY CONTACT
Customize your text conversations with unique wallpapers for every person in your phone. You pick the picture, and we turn it into the background for your conversations. You’ve been asking for it, and now it’s part of Pinger 360.

EXperience BUZZWORDS, OUR EXclusive SMART-TEXTING TECHNOLOGY
Buzzwords creates links from certain words in your texts to cool, helpful or hilarious info on the Web. Tap the word and Pinger will instantly open the content within the app.
• The word “movie” will link to listings of local movie times and reviews.
• “LOL” will link to the funniest videos and pics on the Web.

PINGER 360 IS BETTER THAN THOSE MESSENGER APPS
With Pinger 360 you can call or text any phone number, even if they don’t have Pinger and even if they don’t have a smartphone!
• Call or text your grandmother’s non-smartphone in Minneapolis--FREE.
• Call a restaurant and make reservations--FREE.
• Text a friend in Dallas or Toronto as much as you want--FREE.
• Messenger apps only work for text messages or calls between people using the app. And only when they have a smartphone.

PINGER 360 IS MORE THAN A MESSENGER
When your friends have Pinger 360 talking and texting gets even better. The calls are in HD, so they sound great. And you and your friends get unlimited free calls (talk as long as you like) and unlimited free texts (goodbye 160 character limit!) to and from one another, anywhere in the world.

PACKED WITH EXceptional FEATURES
• Call or text for free back to the US and Canada from anywhere in the world when you have a data connection or WiFi
• Share screenshots of your conversations with friends on Facebook. Tag your friends!
• Facebook contact photo sync
• One simple view for texts, calls and voicemails
• Know the instant your texts are read
• Customized voicemail
• Block numbers, if needed
• Log in securely from any device
• Group addressing
• Send hi-res pics
• Choose from zillions of ringtones and text tones
• Connect via Bluetooth if you’re on an iPhone
• You get 360 minutes to start, then you earn minutes for additional free outbound calls. And if you run out of minutes, it's easy to buy super cheap minutes.

OTHER IMPORTANT INFO
• Emergency calls are not supported
• Pinger is ad-supported, so you will see ads from time to time
• When roaming, additional carrier data charges may apply

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 14, 2014 New version 1.5.6
November 01, 2013 New version 1.5.5
October 05, 2013 New version 1.5.2
September 26, 2013 New version 1.5.1
June 06, 2013 New version 1.4.3
April 30, 2013 New version 1.4.2
December 19, 2012 Initial Release

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