How to Change the Default Texting App in Settings on Samsung Galaxy Phones


  • Set the default texting app to Android Messages or Republic Anywhere


  • Samsung Galaxy J7
  • Samsung Galaxy J3
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
  • Android 7.0 Nougat


  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Apps
  3. Tap the Three dots
  4. Tap Default apps
  5. Tap Messaging app
  6. Select the desired messaging app

Additional Notes

Supported texting apps are Android Messages or Republic Anywhere

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