Best Chat & Messenger Apps for iPhone / iPad

Find the best Chat & Messenger apps for iPhone / iPad within this page. 35 Chat & Messenger apps are reviewed and ranked based on originality, timeliness, and user-friendliness.

Last updated 06-28-2017

Between - Relationship App for Couples
1st

Between - Relationship App for Couples

iOS

Seller: VCNC

45 4.5

No matter where life takes you, feel even closer to your partner with this simply delightful app designed for couples. Through passcode protection, enjoy personal space for your eyes only. Once you and your partner download the app - which can be accessed via desktop too - sync up your accounts and start customizing your space. Personalize by adding pictures, inserting dates on a shared calendar, and creating countdown reminders for those all important dates, such as the anniversary of when you first met, or even your first kiss!

This app gives you the tools to make interacting with your partner fun and engaging! Pick and choose between adorable, frequently updated stickers; changeable themes; and create event pop-ups for certain days. Keep track of important life events by creating colorful photo and video albums, and insert text onto your media! You can even use your finger as a pen to add arty doodles to pictures and make your memories standout even more!

▲ Decorate photos, receive event reminders, and check the location and weather of your other half, all from the home page!

▲ A countdown will make sure you never miss an anniversary and remind you of the time you have spent together.

▲ Send messages with unique stickers and upload media. With the Pro version, you can even create a love letter with your choice of background color and music!

iOS
Between - Relationship App for Couples

Between - Relationship App for Couples

Free

TextMe Up - Free Text, Call & Private Phone Number
2nd

TextMe Up - Free Text, Call & Private Phone Number

iOS

Seller: TextMe Inc.

35 3.5

Thought it was impossible to communicate with other people across the world through SMS and calls? The impossible has now become possible with this app that gives you free calls and texts to any number! Once you sign up, you get a free number plus you can add as many numbers as you like to have. Talk to people from the US, Canada, and across 40 other countries!

The app also allows group messaging for you to easily share texts, videos, and photos with your friends. Switch between different numbers and experience free calls and texts with people all over the world!

▲ Invite your friends to use the app and enjoy free calls and text messages!

▲ Earn credits and get text and call coverage to 200 countries!

iOS
TextMe Up - Free Text, Call & Private Phone Number

TextMe Up - Free Text, Call & Private Phone Number

Free

Quip
3rd

Quip

iOS

Seller: Quip, Inc.

35 3.5

Burdened with an impossible amount of school or office tasks? Worry no more! This collaborative platform is here to make life a load simpler!

Built to provide spreadsheet and editing functions, this tool has a wide array of options to get you working more efficiently. You can do simple things like sharing grocery lists to your loved ones, or set up a day schedule, or task-tracking documents to monitor your team’s progress. Downloading this app on all of your gadgets is readily made convenient with no need to sync data.

▲ See everything that you have to do in one simple grid!

▲ Access your team folders for convenient task-management.

▲ Receive notifications about any recent changes made to documents from team members.

Monster Messenger
4

Monster Messenger

iOS

Seller: eduPad

35 3.5

Want to help your child socialize with his or her relatives and friends? In this messaging platform, you can give them a safe environment to improve their communication skills!

Have full control on what they send and receive with their account. The pre-approved system allows you to see any message and photo first, before it reaches your child. The access to your little one's "Contact List" also provides you with the option to block anyone who you deem inappropriate (or dangerous) to communicate with your child!

The well-moderated chat tool ensures you that your child is protected from bullying and other forms of potential harm. Allow your child to learn by entering a safe place to learn what they need to know about Internet communication!

iOS
Monster Messenger

Monster Messenger

Free

Wire™
5

Wire™

iOS

Seller: Wire Swiss GmbH

35 3.5

It pays to be social with your group of friends especially with all your travel activities and new favorite song uploads on sites like Youtube. Sharing stories will always be a fun way especially with an app that can help you have a private group or individual conversations with a quick messaging app. The best thing about it is the messaging point that is quick and fun to use and the security of your conversations are guarded.

The under-the-hood improvements are built with a sleek and massive UI design, GIF-enabled chat, secure photo sharing and you can even share Spotify or Soundcloud on your box! With up to 128 people in one group, you can chat with the whole class! While away from school, you can engage in HD conversation or ping with the built-in emoticons that enable your goofy side.

▲Not only can you send calls and messages, fun GIFs are available at your disposal!

▲Share some music with the embed feature and listen to it on the app or scribble some fun messages!

▲Those crystal clear calls can be made from your phone to your laptop or any synced devices without a glitch. Have high-definition conversations anytime!

There may be a lot of good messaging apps in the market but what set this apart from the rest is the fact that you can switch accounts and even sync it with your other devices. You can send out private encrypted messages to friends with better file compression that looks simple and easily embeds items. Those private YouTube videos can be sent to friends without having doubts of any hacker seeing it.

For anyone who needs fun conversations that are more fun and interactive, then fill in your boxes with more than just words. Send away some SoundCloud and embed them on the messages. No need to open an external app, you can spin the music right on the chatbox. Make messaging more fun and convenient, plus secure, with this highly downloaded messaging app perfect for your hipster soul.

iOS
Wire™

Wire™

Free