Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Personalize Your Conversations - Customize the background with your photos, built in themes, fonts, colors, signatures and even conversation tones.
- Wi-Fi Extended coverage – Send and receive messages over Extended Wi-Fi from your smartphone, iOS device, tablet, PC, Mac and web browser.
- Glympse™ your location – Glympse™ lets people You choose follow your location on a map. Perfect for finding each other in big places like concerts, amusement parks and shopping centers, meeting up, or letting people know you’re running late.
- Photo Editor and Collage Creator – Personalize and transform your photos and collages into beautiful or funny pictures using filters, wacky stickers and much more
- Web Image Search – Easily search images on the web to send
- Smart Emoji – Express yourself through colorful Emoji’s by tapping on keywords when composing messages.
- Sent and Received Media - Easily find sent and received photos, videos, gift cards, links and attachments from all your conversations or specific conversations
- eGifting – Sending a gift is easier than ever – simply text to send a Starbucks eGift Card to say “Thanks”, “Happy Birthday” or “Let’s meet at Starbucks”.
- The #1 used messaging application by NBA & NFL fans during the Game*
*Verizon Messages is the #1 Used Application by NBA & NFL fans during the Games (based on average screen time per user in minutes)
“Best of Show” at CTIA 2013 in Emerging Technology category
- June 13, 2014 Initial release
- July 25, 2014 New version 1.3.2
- September 11, 2014 New version 1.4
- September 26, 2014 New version 1.4.1
- December 20, 2014 New version 1.5.1
- January 05, 2015 New version 1.5.3
- May 10, 2015 New version 1.5.4
- May 23, 2015 New version 1.5.5