Join by joaoapps

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.6
4.16K reviews
100K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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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 http://goo.gl/MbEi96
☑ Android Headlines: Join clearly has a lot to offer http://goo.gl/Bwvivq
☑ AndroidGuys: Best thing since Pushbullet http://goo.gl/zSYUaj
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

Notifications
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: http://joaoapps.com/join-sms-from-anything-with-a-browser/

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: https://joaoapps.com/google-assistant-ifttt-join-tasker-awesomeness/

Remote Writing
Write stuff directly in any Android app from your PC or any other device

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

Files
Send files from any device to any other device and optionally automatically open the file when it arrives. Super useful for remote installing an apk from your PC for example

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

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

Location
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 (https://cloud.google.com/appengine/) to optimize and simplify message pushing from device to device.

This app uses Accessibility services
Updated on
Jun 17, 2021

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4.6
4.16K reviews
Nick Palmer
August 18, 2022
Has evolved to become an essential app for Windows. However, the update introduces a bug when quick replying from the Windows notification: the message sends twice, resulting in duplicate texts being sent to the recipient. (Note: This only happens when connection to LAN.)
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Steve Hogan
May 3, 2021
It kind of works for sending texts from a pc but not very well. Even though I use it rather frequently, the texts usually don't show up on the app. The last text on the app (which should be the most recent) was sent 7 months ago. I can't even see the text I just sent, nor the reply which showed up momentarily as a pc notification. The app seems to hold onto image texts that say "View Image." And yeah, you can't see the images.
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A Google user
January 3, 2019
I was looking for a better SMS/MMS app to replace the default one on my phone which doesn't handle MMS very well (multiple photos or photo w/text appear as a slideshow, etc). I saw lots of positive reviews for Join and was looking forward to being able to text from my PC, easily share files, etc. I really thought I'd love this app, but sadly that's not the case. I never even got to the point of trying the advanced features because the basic SMS/MMS handling was so frustrating. Received photos only show as a preview with excessive blank space (most of a screen) before and after the photo. No way to zoom or view full size. No way to download or save the photo. Accompanying text is rendered like another photo so there's no way to copy/paste, etc. Received texts would show immediately in the alerts or in the thread summary screen, but not in the actual thread until much later. Even worse, a photo/text received from one person appeared to come from someone else. There is no indication of unread texts in the thread summary screen. You have to check each thread and remember what you last read. I guess I'll have to keep looking for something better. *sigh*
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What's new

Release Video: https://youtu.be/6kZC8bYFo54
Comment: https://www.reddit.com/r/JoinApp/comments/o69c7k
- Join on the Web rebuilt from the ground up: works on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, more!
- Send SMS, browse phone files, check notifications, control media and more on the website!
- Desktop app with global keyboard shortcuts, clipboard sync and command line actions!
- Local Network communication when available!
- Android App has Tasker state to check if other device is on the same network!