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Handcent Anywhere

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Handcent Anywhere Linux

Want to send a text but don’t have access to your cellphone, don’t worry. With Handcent Anywhere, you could now send/receive texts no matter what you are using. You could reply texts on your Linux PC while you are browsing the internet.

Handcent Anywhere is a service that allows you to text on computers and tablets. It's the perfect companion tool for Handcent Next SMS.(You will need to use it with the latest version of Handcent Next SMS)

Handcent Anywhere is now ready to rock, giving a much more stable,better experience. 2-way sync between your cellphone and computer/tablet with all the details, such as message status, message history.

One of the best companion tool on Linux, it's extremely useful whether it's home or office settings.

No need to constantly check your phone while using your computer, all texting can be done on your computer just as easy and quick.


-Never be limited by the space, all devices can be used texting, you can enjoy the same seamless texting experience on cellphones, computers, and tablets.


-Utilize the bigger screen and keyboard for faster texting.


-All messages will be synced with your cellphone along with all the details such as message status.


-Real-time synchronous between your cellphone and all you devices. The moment you receive/send a message, it will be synced on all your devices.


-Ability to text with multiple numbers. Manage all your devices with just one account.


-All messages are safe and well protected.

  • 2-way sync between your cellphone and computer/tablet, message status, message history.

How to use Handcent Anywhere:

On your cellphone: slide to the right to open the navigation drawer, tab Handcent Anywhere. In it, turn on Handcent Anywhere, give your cellphone a name.(you can use multiple cellphones, but only one device can be used at a time) This will be the ID when you try to connect on the web. (When you have more than one cellphones(numbers), each one should have a unique name)

On your Linux computer:

Download Handcent Anywhere in the snapstore in your linux system, Make sure the Handcent Anywhere is enabled in your cellphone, select the phone you want to use. Now you can start texting.

Handcent Anywhere is also available on web(https://aw.handcent.com available on any computer), iPad/iPhone and Android phone/Andriod pad.

For information, support, or to manage your account, please visit our website https://www.handcent.com

Or send an email to help@handcent.com

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Details for hc-anywhere

  • Proprietary

Last updated
  • 13 April 2024 - latest/stable
  • 4 January 2024 - latest/beta



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