First thing to note is that you can’t replace the default “Messages” app with some other app for receiving cellular messages. You can use other messaging apps for connecting with friends and loved ones.
Here are the five most popular messaging apps for iPhone.
1. Whatsapp
Whatsapp is considered the must-have app for every one smartphone user. It is the most widely used messaging app. The reason for its popularity is the user experience. Whatsapp gives you a user experience that is simple yet filled with tons of features. Whatsapp used to charge one dollar a year after a year of free use. But now Whatsapp is forever free making it more lovable.



Top features:
• Free voice call
• Voice messages
• Star important messages
• Daily backup
• Custom notifications
• Document sharing

2. Facebook Messenger
Facebook messenger is another most widely used messaging app for iPhone users. To use its services, you need to login with or connect your Facebook account. The drawback of messenger is that you can chat with only those people who are friends with you on Facebook.

Top features:
• Free voice/video calls
• Share photos/videos
• Share location
• Stickers
• Voice messages

3. Snapchat
Snapchat can be more of video or photo sharing platform. You can add photos or videos to your story which will be available for 24 hours.

Top features:
• Filters – time, temperature, geographic filters,
• Fun effects
• Slow-motion videos
• Stories
• Live video chat
4. Viber
Viber is another strong competitor in the messaging industry. You can chat with only those who are added to your phonebook. Viber has user-friendly interface with tons of features. It has all the necessary functions of a messaging app.

Top features:
• Voice/video call
• Location sharing
• Push-to-talk
• Group conversations
• Hidden chats

5. Google Hangouts
Google hangouts by Google has been there in the app store since a while. With over 33k 4-star reviews you can expect a great experience using Google Hangouts.

Top features:
• Voice/video call
• Group video calls
• Doodles
• Voice
• Group hangouts


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6. Angry Birds
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7. Clash of Clans
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8. Candy Crush
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9. Pokemon Go
The only game which will burn your calories as you GO. Pokemon Go is a location-based game where you can catch all the gyms around you while battling with other players.


10. Draw Something
Draw something is the world’s most popular drawing game app. Use all the drawing tools to make your drawing and share it with friends and family.