After opening Shady for the first time WOW, there’s no icon or open button!Welcome to Shady SMS 3.0 PAYG; Shady SMS is by far the best dial to launch secret and hidden SMS messaging application on Android. After opening Shady the first time it becomes the ultimate must have stealth (invisible) application!** How to open Shady **After initializing Shady, to open the app dial your secret code in the telephone just like making a phone call. The default dialing code is 123 or 321.** Introduction ** The PAYG version is free, and ad supported. You get 3000 free SMS, wow!Shady SMS brings you a really cool Android 4.0+ optimized user interface, with a fast and secret SMS/MMS messaging experience! Shady features a built in SMS blocker in addition to it’s famous SMS filtering technology.Shady is a contact list, and all messages sent to contacts in the list are only visible within Shady; Shady contacts are completely invisible to the device, and no longer appear in your phones native messager app. Unlike the stock messager Shady SMS notifications do not show the content. It is discrete, hidden,and secret. You can configure the Shady notification message to be anything you'd like, so at 2AM when you get a message from Bob's BarBQ there will appear to be nothing Shady going on. Shady provides maximized confidentiality, and optimized security protecting you from prying eyes. Shady is a vault, THE supreme Android vault solving countless problems!** The Good Stuff **24/7 email support, firstname.lastname@example.org free messager themes25 Free contact list fonts5 Contact list styles4 Animation settings51 free custom notification iconsFull support for 2G/3G/4GPowerful backup and restore featureThe only fully functional Android 4.0+ optimized secret SMS messager on Android** New Contact List Sorting Features **Shady SMS has the only complete, gesture detecting, drag and drop contact list of all secret SMS messagers on the Play Store. Truly an awesome feature, and it gives the Android contact list a run for its money. Choose from 4 different sort methods including an alphabetic sorting feature.** Notifications Replacement **Shady SMS replaces the stock SMS/MMS notification mechanism. Shady's complete notifications system fully manages all Shady and regular contact SMS/MMS notifications. The stock notifications mechanism is disabled by opening the default messager,and by un-checking the "notifications" checkbox in the settings.** MMS filtering **Shady features the best MMS filter on the Play Store. After your device downloads the MMS attachment Shady will filter it! You logically want to enable "auto download" in your stock messaging application so the filtering process is seamless. Shady handles video, images, audio, and texts flawlessly. Don't forget to enable auto download MMS attachments in your stock messager for a seamless filtering experience! If you forget to enable auto download MMS will sit in your regular messager until you press the download button.** Third Party Messagers **You must remove Chomp, Handcent, and Go SMS to receive technical support; it is preferred to use Shady ONLY with the stock/default messager that comes with your phone.** Market Download History ** Use of App Locker 2 is officially recommended to lock down the Play Store downloads tab. Its an ingenious app, with a free version. Apps cannot be removed from the downloads tab :-/ Shady is available on the Amazon AppStore, Handster, Opera Apps, Slide.me, and the Samsung Appstore also.** Affiliation **Shady SMS is not affiliated with Blackbook, SPC, Blacklist, Redlist, My Calculator, Private SMS/MMS Box, Fox Private Message, Horizon, Locky, Hide Text & Call logs, Conspirator, Call Guard(SMS & Call Blocker), CATE Call and Text Eraser, Secret Vault-Hide Picture&SMS, and Mr. Number: Text, Call & Block.Shady was the first before all the competition, don't be fooled by names or marketing, if you want the best stick with Shady SMS.