Pinger EX: Free Text + Calls with Textfree 4.5/5

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Pinger EX: Free Text + Calls with Textfree

By Pinger, Inc.
Supported Devices : All , iPad 2 3G , iPad 2 Wifi , iPad 3G , iPad 4th Gen , iPad 4th Gen 4G , iPad Mini , iPad Mini 4G , iPad 3rd Gen , iPad 3rd Gen 4G , iPad Wifi , iPhone 3GS , iPhone 4 , iPhone 4S , iPhone 5 , iPhone 5C , iPhone 5S , iPod Touch 5th Gen , iPod Touch 4th Gen , iPod Touch 3rd Gen

Release Notes

7/28/2014 | Version : 7.3 | Size : 36.2 MB
Pinger EX 7.3
• Simplified and Modernized UI
• Improved voice calling quality
• Notifications fixes
• Application performance improvements

5/11/2014 | Version : 1.5.6 | Size : 31.0 MB
Minor bug fixes.

This update has all kinds of improvements big and small. It's definitely the update you want!

• Connect to incoming calls faster
• Call toll-free numbers without burning minutes
• Backup-and-restore from iCloud
• Retina display support
• Your music keeps playing when you start the app
• Text recently added contacts again
• Fixed rare but super annoying crashing bug (sorry about that)
• Resolved issues with pic messaging (MMS) to AT&T
• Optimized for iOS 7
• A must-have update for anyone on iOS 5 and above

12/6/2013 | Version : 1.5.5 | Size : 33.8 MB
This update has all kinds of improvements big and small. It's definitely the update you want!

• Connect to incoming calls faster
• Call toll-free numbers without burning minutes
• Backup-and-restore from iCloud
• Retina display support
• Your music keeps playing when you start the app
• Text recently added contacts again
• Fixed rare but super annoying crashing bug (sorry about that)
• Resolved issues with pic messaging (MMS) to AT&T
• Optimized for iOS 7
• A must-have update for anyone on iOS 5 and above


EXperience our best texting and calling app ever. EX is an EXceptional upgrade to Pinger. Free texting and calling now with custom wallpapers, our Buzzwords technology, 20 minutes of free outbound calling and our new Facebook sharing feature, which allows you to easily post screenshots of your text conversations on Facebook.

Pinger turns your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into a free phone with unlimited FREE texting to the US and 35 other countries. Incoming calls are always free. Pinger-to-Pinger calls are free. And now we’ve EXtended your outbound calling by including an EXtra 20 minutes FREE! Whoever said nothing in life is free hasn’t tried Pinger EX.

Keep your phone number, your calling minutes plus get EXtravagant new EXtras:
• EXtra 20 minutes of free outbound calling
• EXtreme customization with unique wallpaper for every contact
• EXclusive texting technology called Buzzwords links your texts to cool stuff on the web.

Get 60 minutes of free outbound calling when you download “Textfree EX”. Free for a limited time!

With Pinger EX you get free text messaging and calling to any phone, including landlines and non-smartphones, in the US and Canada. Your friends don’t need Pinger to receive -- they don’t even need to have a smartphone. You get your own real phone number that you can use to call and SMS any phone number in Canada and the US, even if you don’t have a calling plan.

Customize your text conversations with unique wallpapers for every person in your phone. You pick the picture, and we turn it into the background for your conversations. You’ve been asking for it, and now it’s part of Pinger EX.

Buzzwords creates links from certain words in your texts to cool, helpful or hilarious info on the Web. Tap the word and Pinger EX will instantly open the content within the app.
• The word “movie” links to listings of local movie times and reviews.
• “LOL” links to the funniest videos and pics on the Web.

With Pinger EX you can call or text any phone number, even if they don’t have Pinger and even if they don’t have a smartphone!
• Call or text your grandmother’s non-smartphone in Minneapolis--FREE.
• Call a restaurant and make reservations--FREE.
• Text a friend in Dallas or Toronto as much as you want--FREE.
Messenger apps only work for text messages or calls between people using the app. And only when they have a smartphone.

When your friends have Pinger EX talking and texting gets even better. The calls are in HD, so they sound great. And you and your friends get unlimited free calls (talk as long as you like) and unlimited free texts (goodbye 160 character limit!) to and from one another, anywhere in the world.

• Call or text for free back to the US and Canada from anywhere in the world when you have a data connection or WiFi
• Share screenshots of your conversations with friends on Facebook. Tag your friends!
• Facebook contact photo sync
• One simple view for texts, calls and voicemails
• Know the instant your texts are read
• Customized voicemail
• Block numbers, if needed
• Log in securely from any device
• Group addressing
• Send hi-res pics
• Choose from zillions of ringtones and text tones
• Connect via Bluetooth if you’re on an iPhone
• You get 20 free minutes to start, then you earn minutes for additional free outbound calls. If you don't want to earn minutes, it's easy to buy super cheap minutes.

• Emergency calls are not supported
• Pinger is ad-supported, so you will see ads from time to time
• When roaming, additional carrier data charges may apply. Contact your carrier for details.


Categories :
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#89 : Top Free iPhone Applications [Social Networking]
#93 : Top Grossing iPad Applications [Social Networking]

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Comments and Ratings for Pinger EX: Free Text + Calls with Textfree

Awesome (1.5.5)
12/6/2013 3:18:00 AM 5/5 By EpicSacksGuy777
A good app to have

Good app (1.5.5)
12/5/2013 5:25:00 AM 5/5 By Mason andc
The best app ever

iOS 7/E-mail (1.5.5)
12/5/2013 5:13:00 AM 2/5 By SarahAnn2015
Should get an update for the iOS 7 look! & should be able to send pictures without email!

Notification complaint (1.5.5)
12/5/2013 4:17:00 AM 4/5 By Ce_Celine_
I am not getting notified when I get a text :(

pinger help (1.5.5)
12/5/2013 3:17:00 AM 1/5 By Terrell.c
worst support system ever i put in for help on the 14th of November still have not recieved help yet!!! i would not recommend this

Pinger App (1.5.5)
12/4/2013 2:11:00 AM 5/5 By Jpc112912062191
So far I love it; it's pretty great except I can't receive pics on it that's my only problem.

Love it (1.5.5)
12/3/2013 6:38:00 AM 5/5 By Mrandazz
Love the app! Works great! Saves money and keeps me connected to friends and family!

Photos (1.5.5)
12/3/2013 2:22:00 AM 1/5 By Unspoken of
I'm getting really annoyed. I've never been able to receive photos but I have been able to on other apps. I want this foxes or I'm gonna stop using Pinger, sorry to say.

Update (1.5.5)
12/2/2013 5:10:00 PM 4/5 By Ilovecupcakesreviews
love the app. but i think it needs the ios7 look, people should be able to send pictures to the number not the email, and i think it would be cool if there was something in the app that tells you how many text messages you've sent monthly.

APP KEEPS FREEZING!!!!!! (1.5.5)
12/2/2013 3:34:00 AM 2/5 By Monicamango
Everytime I try to load old messages the app freezes and then automatically closes back to the home screen. Can this be fixed please!? I would like to look at old messages to refer back to them.

Glitches=crap (1.5.5)
12/1/2013 7:30:00 PM 3/5 By Emkandy😉
When I had it at first it worked but now it's crap and won't let me text my contacts I'm fed up with it so if apple won't fix it kiss this customer goodbye😈👿

12/1/2013 4:41:00 PM 1/5 By gracie 123457
When I get sent a message I don't get a notification. Even tho it's on in the notifications. I would give a 0 if I could.

ios7 (1.5.5)
12/1/2013 2:28:00 AM 4/5 By App lovahh
Needs ios7 design other than that it's great !!!

iOS 7 (1.5.5)
11/30/2013 3:55:00 PM 3/5 By Lid nori
Needs to get that iOS 7 look!!!!!!

Umm (1.5.5)
11/30/2013 3:52:00 PM 4/5 By Cydyboo
I've had this app for a while it seems. I would send and receive pictures between my phone and this app, but recently I haven't been able to receive pictures.

Good app, but... (1.5.5)
11/30/2013 3:22:00 PM 3/5 By Meguini <3 game
I really like this app. When my phone broke, I could still keep in touch with my friends. But when my phone got fixed, I didn't use this app as much and after 30 days, my # went to someone else and I had to get a new one. If they could extend the time to 60 days that would be awesome.

Ads! (1.5.5)
11/30/2013 8:58:00 AM 3/5 By SeaGodling
I have used this app for YEARS and loved it's ease of use and privacy, but tr last eat updates changed the ads from unobtrusive banner ads that I don't mind to these ungodly things that pop up after you send a text and you have to click out each time. Multiply this by the hundreds of texts a day and it becomes very tedious, PLEASE change it back to banner ads, I don't want to have to can this app.

My texts arent going through? (1.5.5)
11/30/2013 5:36:00 AM 2/5 By michellee:)
Half the texts i send dont even get received. It works fine on the Pinger website but while on this app, it messes up. Also when you are texting someone with multiple Pinger numbers all under one name, you dont get to choose which number to send. loved the original textfree app though!

Needs IOS 7 update (1.5.5)
11/29/2013 11:29:00 PM 3/5 By Kaori zakariyya
Love the app but needs ios7 update then it'd be amazing

Confused about "Upgrade" to TextFree EX (1.5.5)
11/29/2013 7:09:00 PM 2/5 By Ambiverbal
I received a notice in-app that I should "upgrade" to TextFree EX. Huh? Upgrades don't usually revert to an old app name. Nor do they leave the outdated (i.e., inferior) app standing on the phone. I don't know whether to delete the Pinger EX app. Both TextFree & Pinger use the same phone number. However, the TF app does not retain my old texts or contacts. Are you trying to make this so confusing we won't use it?

It's good and bad (1.5.5)
11/29/2013 1:59:00 AM 5/5 By Awsome/cool smurf
The notifications don't work and when I try to reload messages it crashes

Great (1.5.5)
11/28/2013 6:59:00 PM 5/5 By Swagranger7
Its great of u are reading this stop and get this app

Reloading (1.5.5)
11/28/2013 3:30:00 PM 2/5 By Lore(me)
Everytime i try to go back and reload my earlier messages the app crashes, you guys should make it so that we could reload the earlier messages by chunks and not reload back the whole thing back!!

It's Amazing Awesome Fantastic (1.5.5)
11/28/2013 3:03:00 AM 5/5 By Bittyburks
I've had since the day I got my iPod 4g my BFF got it now we can text each other all we want I never call I have 39 minutes I wanna know are you gonna add FaceTime to the app now that would be very awesome no texting bugs no calling bugs there its no bugs in this app!!!!!!!!!!!! It's so good I like it it's kinda like a sample of minutes phone like a tracfone they are very nice I can even text people without pinger that's the best thing I'd want in a calling & texting app and the custom backgrounds

Notifications broken (1.5.5)
11/27/2013 6:34:00 PM 1/5 By Kim Hill
I used to love this app and use it all the time. But recently I haven't been receiving any of it's notifications. I have to go into the app to see if I have a text. Please fix this.

Ios7!! (1.5.5)
11/27/2013 7:25:00 AM 1/5 By Rudygarcia12
When is it gonna get ios7??

iOS 7 (1.5.5)
11/27/2013 2:44:00 AM 1/5 By Lock Screen Fix
When are you all going to update it to iOS 7

Problems with notification (1.5.5)
11/27/2013 1:58:00 AM 1/5 By The1000000man
Now I don't get my notifications when a txt arrives. It only shows it to me when I open my app n refresh it. Please fix this. It was great before, I don't know what happen. My settings are fine.

Losing its luster (1.5.5)
11/25/2013 5:13:00 PM 3/5 By *MissAlexis*
Honestly, I really don't like Pinger any more. Why does my ringtone continue ringing after I answer a call, and why does entering the app from a notification give me a blank screen? Plus, the app needs a more mature look. Update to iOS 7, please.

Update ios 7 keyboard and new look! (1.5.5)
11/25/2013 4:14:00 AM 1/5 By Jr Fig
Get up to date! Pinger Get with the flow dam it.

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