There is nothing like full-blown keyboards for typing. Even though the touchscreens have become more responsive, and better, typing with two thumbs cannot be compared by typing with all 10 fingers.

Surprisingly enough, there are simple ways of using your real PC’s keyboard and text from your computer instead of your smartphone. This feature is actually awesome and effective, more so, when you are work.

So, if you desire to know how to reply a text from your computer, here I how to set it up on an Android device.

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MightText is one of the longest-running SMS-from-PC application on Android. It is incredibly reliable, easy to use, and efficient to long into both your Android device and web app with your Google account so that you can easily send an SMS from your PC.

This application hang outs at the background of your smartphone, as it watches out for a new MMS or SMS message to pop up. As soon as it shows up, it takes the content immediately and forwards it to your desktop client. This makes you get the message in the real-time.

The main drawback of using this app is that the free version limits the messages sent to 250 per month. However, this can be eliminated by using the MightyText Pro which is $39.99 yearly or $4.99 a month. The pro version also brings scheduled messaging, no ads, eliminates storage limits, signatures, and awesome themes.


If you are looking for lots of awesome services for your hard-earned money, MySMS is the perfect app for you. This application works the same way as MightyText, but you will not find sending limits in its free version. Furthermore, unless you are in need of advanced messaging features, you can prefer using the free version.

You have to use MySMS app as your default messaging application for it to work. It is not a terrible application. However, it does not offer all incredible features as some of the incredible SMS apps out here.

In case you decide that the free version is not enough for you, try the premium version that has endless features for a few bucks. The premium upgrade gives you a call management feature on your PC, SMS sync to another smartphone, text archiving to Drive, Evernote, and Dropbox’ full message backups, and export options. All for only $9.99 a month.


PushBullet is free on Play Store. You do not need to worry about any extra charges. This app gives you the ability to create your own programs and application to operate on your service.

This application on your computer automatically handles SMS notification in a way that lets you respond to the sender.

PushBullet was originally designed to push URLs and files between your smartphone and PC. As the app grew, and Android become a lot more versatile, the app was enhanced to push your device’s notifications to your computer and handle SMS.

There are a lot of options to remotely access your SMS and MMS messages than ever before, with some application offering more than just advanced functionality. It eventually comes down to the features you are looking for and how much you want to pay.

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There are several ways to locate your model number:

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Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

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