Microsoft brings its SMS Organizer app to the US

Microsoft brings its SMS Organizer app to the US
The SMS Organizer app is one of the many projects that took shape under Microsoft Garage's umbrella, but it's only been available in India since release. Starting this week, Microsoft has expanded the availability of SMS Organizer to more countries, including the US, UK, and Australia, XDA Developers reports.

As the name suggests, SMS Organizer will sort all your incoming text messages into categories. Microsoft's app is a bit more advanced when it comes to sorting text messages, as it uses machine learning to filter them into categories like personal, transaction, and promotional.

But the app goes even further and prevents promotional messages from popping up on your phone's screen. While you will find these on the promotional tab, you also have the option to automatically delete these messages every few days or weeks.



On the other hand, whenever you receive text messages related to trains, flights or payments, SMS Organizer will notify you every time and even helps you keep track of your account balance. More importantly, you can use SMS Organizer to backup and restore chats to and from Google Drive.

Unfortunately, SMS Organizer does not feature support for multimedia messaging (MMS), so it's limited to standard text messages. If you want to use the app, which is available for download via Google Play Store, you must register using your phone number.

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4 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2281; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I like the idea of this a lot. I do a regular service where I pay using their reader, which sends a text message to my phone instantly and it's kinda annoying to scroll past those to text actual people. Another service sends information via a different number each time.

3. TheOracle1

Posts: 2260; Member since: May 04, 2015

I downloaded it but it really doesn't classify the messages properly at all. I have personal messages mixed in with transactions and vice-versa. It's a great idea but needs a lot of work.

2. audibot

Posts: 634; Member since: Jan 26, 2017

that could be the worst ad ever made

4. ZEUS.the.thunder.god

Posts: 1114; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I just tried this for a couple of days and it's amazing. It's very advanced and feature rich. Customization and privacy controls are where this app really excells. Google needs to check it out and improve their messages app.

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