Pulse SMS (Phone/Tablet/Web)

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78.5K reviews
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About this app

Want an SMS app that is fast, secure, and packed with all the features and customization you could want? Look no further.

Pulse SMS is a seriously beautiful, next-generation, private text messaging app.

We care deeply about your experience with the app, and are committed to creating the best SMS texting app.

To round out its best-in-class phone app, Pulse SMS re-imagines your communication by giving you the ability to sync your SMS and MMS messages across all of your devices. Send and receive texts and pictures—seamlessly—from your computer, tablet, car, or any device with an internet connection.

This is text messaging, done right.


A Taste of the Features
Pulse SMS is jam packed with features. On top of syncing between all of your devices, here is a small taste of what makes it the ultimate text messaging experience:
- Unparalleled design and fluid animations
- Endless global and per-conversation customization options
- Suggested Smart Replies within conversations
- Password protected, private text conversations
- Share GIFs with your messages, from Giphy
- Powerful searching through messages and conversations
- Automatic message backup and restore with a Pulse SMS account
- Preview web links
- Blacklist pesky spammers
- Delayed sending to give you time to edit or cancel messages you send
- Automated replies based on contacts, keywords, and driving/vacation modes
- Dual-SIM support

Encryption Protocol
First and foremost, all of your conversations are stored in end-to-end encryption. You never have to worry about your data leaking out and no one can see your messages except for you, not even the Pulse SMS Team! With Pulse SMS, you get privacy and peace of mind, right out of the box.

Privacy Protection Proof
In technical terms, we use PBKDF2 to encrypt your password and use it as a key to encrypt messages and conversations.

Technical Encryption Overview

1) When an account is created, we generate two salts. One to use with authentication and one for end-to-end encryption.

2) The one that we use with login is straight-forward and normal. We store a version of your password, hashed against the first salt, and authenticate you against this hash.

3) For the encryption, we hash your password against salt #2 and store it locally on your device (computer/tablet/phone). Having this key is the only way that you can decrypt messages. Since no one else has the password that was hashed against the second salt, no one else will be able to decrypt anything.

We share our privacy protocol publicly so our users have peace of mind knowing their password is never stored anywhere and without that password, there is no way to create the secret key used for encrypting and decrypting the content stored in the backend.

Supported Platforms
Pulse SMS has a web app that you can use. It also has native apps for tablets, MacOS, Windows, Google Chrome, Firefox, Linux, and even Android TV. Check out all of our platforms, along with screenshots, here: https://home.pulsesms.app/overview/


Pulse SMS is the premier web, computer, and private texting application on Android. Everything is instant, setup is a breeze, and it's design is unlike anything you have ever seen.

Helpful Links

Website: https://maplemedia.io/
Privacy Policy: https://maplemedia.io/privacy/
Support: contact@maplemedia.io
Updated on
Jan 11, 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 6 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
78.5K reviews
January 6, 2023
Been using this for over a year and love it! (Edit 1/6/23) I downgraded my rating. The app works well when it works. I've been stuck in tech support limbo for over a week because I can't login and there is an endless string of emails to tech support which they reply " Your request (XXXX) has been updated. To add additional comments, reply to this email.", but nothing gets resolved. I'm looking at other alternatives now.
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Mitchell Sommer
December 15, 2022
The only reason I used this app is because of its ability to schedule messages, but it didn't come without a cost. There were multiple instances over the past couple years, in group texts and in texts with individuals, where it would show that a message went through from my end when it actually didn't. I just switched back to my default messaging app, and right when I did that, everyone got a total of around 100 texts that never went through. I have a Galaxy A52, if that provides some context.
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badger codes
November 15, 2022
pulse is okay. it's a paid version of qksms or textra, but without any additional features to warrant the subscription fee. pulse gets the job done in that it sends and receives messages, but there's no real development or premium features that i have noticed. if one were to set their dns to block ads system-wide, and then go with a free, reputable messaging app, the experience would be identical.
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Maple Media
November 16, 2022
Hi badger codes - Our app's premium version primarily lets you sync your messages across multiple devices. Please don't hesitate to mail us anytime at support@pulsesms.app should you need further assistance. Cheers.

What's new

Thanks for updating to the latest version of Pulse SMS!

Here’s what’s new:
- Improvements to app stability & bug fixes

If you have great ideas, questions, or feedback please reach out to support@pulsesms.app