Android app lets you text from your computer

WASHINGTON – Are you a typer stuck in a texting world? This Android app might be for you.

Mighty Text is similar to iMessage for iPhones, but it’s especially for Android devices. With the app, users can send an SMS from their computer or tablet while still using their own phone number.

You will need to have a Google account to use the program. Then, you’ll need to download the MightyText application to your smartphone and sync the two.

Even if you like texting, the app is helpful if you leave your phone at home. You can still send and receive texts.

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WTOP’s Megan Cloherty contributed to this report. Follow WTOP on Twitter.

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