NOTE: A Zipwhip account is required to use this product. You can either use a landline, toll-free number, or an Android powered cell phone and mobile number.
For Landlines and Toll-Free:
Text enabling your existing landline number has finally become a reality! Whether you're interested in text enabling your existing residential or business landline number, it works the same way. When a friend or customer text messages your number, the message shows up Windows 8.1 device or any other Zipwhip applications. Text enabling your landline or toll-free number does not interfere with your existing voice service.
For Mobile Numbers with an Android Powered Phone:
Zipwhip brings your text messaging (SMS / MMS) to the cloud allowing you to send, receive, and sync texts to your Windows 8.1 device using your existing phone number and text messaging plan. Receive notifications instantly when you receive a text and send to anyone with a mobile phone. Your friends do not have to have the app for this service to work. Simply install the Zipwhip Phone Sync App on your Android phone.
- TEXT FROM YOUR DESKTOP. If you use a computer and text like we do you must experience the Zipwhip Windows 8 app. Receiving texts on your tablet or PC extends your favorite way to communicate.
- YOUR EXISTING PHONE NUMBER. All texts sent or received via Zipwhip use your phone number. We believe that your phone number is your identity.
- YOUR FRIENDS/CUSTOMERS DON’T HAVE TO HAVE THE APP. It is text messaging not mobile IM which means 99.9% of all phones in the world will get your messages.
- YOUR TEXTS SYNC’D AND ACCESSIBLE WHEREVER YOU ARE. Whenever you receive a text to your phone number it is sync’d across Zipwhip apps, showing on you Windows 8.1 app.
- CONTACT SYNC. Contacts are synced across all Zipwhip apps. If you modify or create a new contact, all apps are updated.
- SHARE MESSAGES WITH OTHER WINDOWS 8.1 APPS. Select a text message and click the share option to share the message body with other Windows 8.1 apps.
- MESSAGE DELETE SYNC. When you delete a text in the Windows 8.1 app it also deletes the message from across Zipwhip Apps.
- MESSAGE READ SYNC. When you mark a text as read in the Windows 8.1 app is also marks the message as read across all Zipwhip Apps.
- MESSAGE INJECTION INTO SENT MESSAGES. When you send a text from the Windows 8.1 app it shows as sent in your phone’s native messaging app. Mobile numbers only.
- VIEW YOUR MMS (MULTIMEDIA) TEXTS. When you get your first photo popping up in the app you’ll understand the power of cloud texting. Mobile numbers only.
- INTERNATIONAL TEXTING. With Zipwhip you can send texts to anywhere your phone can. If your text messaging plan lets you send to international phone numbers then so do we. Mobile numbers only.