Iphone: BiteSMS (Forward SMS) v2.3 now support firmware 2.1

BigBoss' alternative text messaging app, BiteSMS, has finally been given firmware 2.1 support in its latest release. The app is now at version 2.3 and includes the following changes:

  • Now compatible with Apple firmware 2.1.
  • If biteSMS is configured as the default app, the Contacts 'Text Message' button will now open biteSMS.
  • The auto-correct feature can now be toggled ON/OFF via the biteSMS settings page (defaults to ON).
  • Auto-correct now honoured when the 'Send' button is pressed.
  • Individually delete SMS one by one.
  • Most importantly I can continue to 'forward' any of my SMS.

  • How to install and use BiteSMS:

    - Launch 'Cydia'. (No 'Cydia'? Jailbreak your iPhone HERE to get 'Cydia')

    - Under 'search' key in 'BiteSMS' to install the application.

    - When you open the application after installation, and swipe on a text message, you now get a pop-up with the option to forward that message or delete it.

    - When you select a conversation, you will notice a an arrow in the lower right corner, it will bring you to the Settings menu for biteSMS. In the Settings you have the option you can choose to send your text via biteSMS or your Mobile Carrier.

    BiteSMS is a homebrew alternative that gives users an option to send their text messages via BiteSMS or their mobile carrier. Users can purchase credits for BiteSMS and use it to send SMS messages anywhere in the world at cheaper rates.

    The latest BiteSMS version can be found on the BigBoss repository on Cydia.

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