Stay connected using Verizon Messages on your Smartphone, tablet, and computer. And keep the conversation engaging with personalized texts, photos, videos and gift cards worth up to $100 at stores like Starbucks, Amazon, and more.

Now anyone can download and chat with Verizon Messages, even non Verizon customers (available on compatible devices).

NEW Group chats – Create larger group chats with up to 250 people. Send and receive photos/videos in seconds. Personalize your chat experience with avatars, backgrounds and more. You can even mute a conversation or add or remove members or without creating a new group.
NEW Yelp Integration – Tap the plus menu and easily access Yelp from within the app. Search for restaurants, entertainment and directions. Make plans and share the details all within your chat.

NEW Kanvas Updates – Create and send custom gifs, and easily edit photos with stickers, text, doodles and more.
Share your location – Glympse™ lets you share your location with the people you choose for the length of time you set. Perfect for meeting up, or letting people know you’re running late.

Send an eGift – Tap the plus menu and select eGifts icon. Easily send an eGift card right through text message eGifting has been expanded to include eGift cards from more than 30 brands

Sync across devices – Download Verizon Messages on all your devices, and sync messages across your smartphone, tablet and computer. Switch devices whenever you want. Make calls with your tablet anywhere.

Other features:
Schedule messages to be delivered at a specific date/time, even if your phone is turned off.
Search the web for images and gifs to include in your chat with Yahoo search.

Express yourself through colorful Emoji’s by tapping on highlighted keywords when composing messages.
Send and receive messages over Extended Wi-Fi from your smartphone, iOS device, tablet, PC, Mac and web browser.

What's New

Version 2.6.0

Support for YourMoji
Bugs fixes & Stability improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5

1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Pretty Cool


This is a pretty neat app initially and has some awesome features. So far I have run into a couple problems with it already and I haven't had it more than 24 hours yet.. it won't let me load my info into the 911 response for some just tells me to try later (and I don't think I have to go into details at why that is important that the feature needs to work). I've also tried the auto reply feature, however it for some reason won't let me turn it on after I followed all the directions.

Also, I don't know if I'm missing something but I wish there was an option to be able to turn the alerts off because I don't want it on at all times and don't like getting 2 alerts every time I get a new text message.

Overall..after some updates have been made I think this will be a very handy app!

Really Verizon?

Pink gavel

Tell me again how long you've been around? 🤔
Those of us who didn't have Verizon as our service provider had to download your app to receive a short video from a vacation with friends - per directions from the Verizon user's phone❗️ At first a small inconvenience 🙄considering all of the other phone providers were compatible, since the non Verizon phones 📱 were sending media back and forth all week.
Okay- App downloaded and video was sent, received..... 😏next you would save it to your gallery or share it in your social media or with family... nope😩. Trying to save it, it says "report spam" or "delete" are your choices. Verizon fix this!😠This does not make me want you as my service provider 😑quite the opposite.
1. You cannot save the media from your app, 2. now every time you open the app it downloads the video again and again. What a miserable experience and disappointment with the Verizon message app. 👎👎👎👎👎

Only works intermittently on iPhone 6S


I have an iPhone 6S and it’s hit or miss as to weather or not I get a notification that I’ve received a msg. Sometimes the msgs don’t even come through at all. To improve functionality, the developers suggest shutting off iMessage because the formatting isn’t compatible with this app. Shutting off iMessage causes issues communicating with other iDevices. This becomes a real problem if you have children who can only msg via WiFi.

Besides that, the design is simple. A bit lacking in the navigation department, however. It has miner customization capabilities that are nicer to look at than the standard iMessage. Could be a decent app if the bugs were worked out. Seeing as there haven’t been any updates in the past 7 months, though, I’m not holding out for fixes any time soon.


Verizon Wireless
133.7 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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