Join by joaoapps

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About this app

Join allows you to easily do stuff remotely on your Android and PC devices like SMS, notifications, clipboard, and much more!

As Featured on:
☑ Android Police: In short: this app is powerful
☑ Android Headlines: Join clearly has a lot to offer
☑ AndroidGuys: Best thing since Pushbullet
And more!!

30 day trial - one time $4.99 payment to unlock
Try the app for free for a month, then unlock it with a one time payment to continue using it

Receive notifications from Android and interact with them on any device using your Google account. For example, you can reply to a Whatsapp message from your PC. Notifications use the standard Windows Action Center with the Windows 10 app. Make sure to enable the Notification Sync settings in the Android app.

SMS, MMS and Group messages from any web browser
Be it Android, PC, or even iOS, you can send SMS messages from any web browser with your Google account:

Clipboard Sharing
You can manually or automatically share your clipboard between devices. On Android you get a handy clipboard bubble for easy sharing. Think chat heads for your clipboard

Google Assistant
Use Join with Google Assistant and Tasker to control anything anywhere:

Remote Writing
Write stuff directly in any Android app from your PC or any other device. To do this, Join uses an accessibility service on your device. Important: this service is optional and is ONLY used to remotely write text on your device. It doesn't collect or share any personal data.

Open web pages remotely
Quickly open a web page on another device. For example, you can send a page from your PC to your phone or from your phone to your PC

Send files from any device to any other device and optionally automatically open the file when it arrives.

Installing Apps Remotely
On your request, Join allows you to send an an APK (app file) from your PC and receive it on your Android device where the prompt to install it will show up! Note: installing APKs remotely requires the REQUEST_INSTALL_PACKAGES permission.

File Browsing
With the Join Desktop app, you can remotely browse all files on your Android device from your PC: Note: This feature requires the permission to Manage All Files on your device, as it functions just like a remote file browser/manager.

Get a quick screenshot from your Android device on your other devices

Quickly set your Android or PC wallpaper while browsing the web in Chrome

Find your Android device by getting its location or making it ring really loud

Deep Tasker Integration
Make Join your own by pushing stuff from Tasker, changing any of the app's settings and querying your devices. You can totally make your own customized Join app if you want :)

End-to-end encryption
Join can send any sensitive data encrypted if you set a password

Google Drive as storage
Your personal data (like your SMS messages for example) is kept privately on your Google Drive. Shared files are also kept there so that you can easily access them later.

Join uses a server on Google App Engine ( to optimize and simplify message pushing from device to device.

This app uses Accessibility services
Updated on
May 23, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Messages and 2 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.19K reviews
A Google user
September 24, 2019
I don't ever write reviews, but this app is truly outstanding when compared to its competitors in terms of functionality, flexibility, and VALUE. Pushbullet and MySMS are the two competitors that come to mind in recent memory. I didn't like the user interface of MySMS, and I felt that pushbullet was too expensive and used too much battery in the background. I felt that the one time fee was a steal for how well it works. I haven't tried the Windows 10 app, but only because the chrome extension is excellent without any additional app installation. All in all, if this app continues to be supported and continues to function, I will continue to use it! Thanks!!
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October 1, 2019
Awesome :) Very glad you like the app so much! Thank you!
Peter Ramirez
June 2, 2021
Was hoping that Join could function as my replacement for Pushbullet, which I've been looking to rid myself of for quite some time. Enter Join. It's very useful when it works, but as others have noted the problem is it isn't very reliable. In my own case, this mostly applies to notification mirroring---sometimes they will be mirrored and sometimes they will not be---but I also have issues sending texts occasionally. If it was more reliable this would be an easy 5-stars.
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Dave Kjar
December 31, 2020
I was looking for a cheaper better Pushbullet, and something that overcame the recent bugs in Google Messages using MMS over WIFI. What I found was essentially an enhanced KDE Connect, but still quite rough around the edges. I paid for it quickly based on the reputation of Tasker, but after a while had buyer's remorse. I haven't given up yet -- hoping that developers will straighten it out soon. THE (ALMOST) GOOD: Using your own Google Drive as the synchronization queue is quite a clever hack for devices beyond the local LAN, but has shortcomings. The app flows well, and is very familiar if you've used KDE Connect. There's a clever self-diagnostic. There's a lot of power in the advanced features ala Tasker. THE BAD: While remote SMS messaging works occasionally, it's is deficient for MMS -- it doesn't identify which party sent a message in a multiparty message, and MMS messages rarely send correctly via my S8. So you end up pulling out your phone anyways. It's also not fully functional when you detach it -- it loses track of what your "current" Chrome tab is to share the link. THE UGLY: The messaging scheme put in place to synchronize devices doesn't always work right. It hangs up synchronizing and sometimes won't synchronize or push commands at all. Asking for special firewall rules is a really terrible user experience, even for those who are so inclined. SUMMARY: At this point, it's okay for a free power app, but not polished or up to par for a pay app at that price.
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What's new

- Fixed issue with MQTT that was preventing it from working