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Release Notes

v2.7.3 - April 2, 2024

  • Fixes subscription status bug when payment has failed.
  • Makes TextNow account verification more reliable.

v2.7.2 - February 28, 2024

  • Fixes the beta Google Photos functionality for the Google Voice integration.

v2.7.1 - February 28, 2024

  • Adds compatibility fixes for Google Voice changes to resolve the "SendPhoto" error and the "ConfirmThreadHeaderUpdated" error that some users were experiencing.

v2.7.0 - February 15, 2024

  • Adds support for Dialpad! 🎉

v2.6.1 - February 14, 2024

  • Fixes bug where the "Send Now" button would result in a 1 minute delay before sending began.

v2.6.0 - February 13, 2024

  • Adds support for TextNow! 🎉
  • Fixes a long-standing bug that sometimes stopped pending messages from sending.

v2.5.22 - February 12, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with new Google Voice changes.

v2.5.21 - February 12, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with new Google Voice changes.

v2.5.20 - February 12, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with new Google Voice changes.

v2.5.19 - February 12, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with new Google Voice text input.

v2.5.16 - February 6, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with the updated Google Voice Google Photos selection interface.

v2.5.15 - February 1, 2024

  • Displays privacy controls upon installation for Firefox, in order to comply with Firefox add-on policies.
  • Improves accounts / settings modal styling.

v2.5.12 - January 25, 2024

  • Adds compatibility with the updated Google Voice image upload interface.

v2.5.11 - December 20, 2023

  • Fully restores background texting functionality, following Google's recent updates to Google Voice.

v2.5.10 - December 18, 2023

  • Additional updates for Google Voice compatibility.

v2.5.9 - December 18, 2023

  • Additional updates for Google Voice compatibility.
  • Better handling for international phone numbers.

v2.5.8 - December 15, 2023

  • Additional updates for Google Voice compatibility.

v2.5.7 - December 15, 2023

  • Includes additional updates for Google Voice compatibility.

v2.5.6 - December 15, 2023

  • Limits displayed announcements to only those relevant to the currently installed version of Bulk Texter Pro.

v2.5.5 - December 15, 2023

  • Updates Google Voice integration to account for recent Google changes.

v2.5.4 - November 22, 2023

  • Fixes bug in metadata collection.

v2.5.3 - November 10, 2023

  • CSV Upload now trims extra spaces from column names.
  • Fixes bug with displaying announcements, and now randomizes which announcement will be shown.

v2.5.2 - October 30, 2023

  • Adds note to popup about background usage.

v2.5.1 - October 30, 2023

  • Adds international language support for sending photos in Google Voice.

v2.5.0 - October 30, 2023

  • Officially launches support for Android!


  • Adds support for ScheduledSendTime column.
  • Fixes bugs with photo upload.


  • Fixes bug where Bulk Texter Pro sometimes closed Google Voice mid-send and reopened a different Google Voice tab, causing "Account Unverified" message.


  • Resolves bug with "Account Unverified" message.


  • Enables sharing usage metadata with Brismuth Apps, LLC.


  • Adds opt out setting for sharing metadata, cleans up the Settings modal UX.
  • Adds an export button to the Settings modal.


  • Fixes UX issues on the giveaway tab.


  • Improves error handling with Google Voice, especially with unverified accounts.
  • Improves iMessage onboarding.
  • Includes backend changes that will help support TextNow/Google Messages.


  • Officially launches support for iMessage!
  • Various UX improvements across Bulk Texter Pro.


  • Fixes a bug where Bulk Texter Pro would sometimes leave message batches stuck in the "Pending" state.


  • Adds reliable and stable support for sending photos via local file upload!!
  • Compared to the previous Google Photos integration, local file upload sends messages twice as fast, sends the text as a caption instead of as a separate message, and is much more reliable.
  • With this release, photo sending is finally out of beta.
  • Sending via Google Photos is still supported, but will continue to be labeled "Experimental" due to its lack of reliability.


  • Adds support for the "PhotoFileName" column in CSV Upload, allowing the user to send a distinct photo with each text.


  • CSV Upload now checks through the CSV's columns twice, in order to better support columns cross-referencing each other.


  • Adds note about resending texts on the Google Voice "cancel send" modal.


  • Adds the ability to re-try previously scheduled texts / send them again. This is available after clicking "View" on a message batch.
    • This was requested by multiple users!
  • Adds metadata about message batches (how and when they were created, the message template, CSV filename, etc) to the message batch details view.
    • This was requested by a user!
  • Fixes and improves various UX details.


  • Fixes display issues with the Settings modal header.
  • Corrects grammar on the Giveaway tab.


  • Adds a "Copy Link" button to the "My Referrals" tab.


  • Adds support for giveaway competitions and referral codes!
  • Renames the "About" tab to "Help".
  • Adds ability to show announcements.


  • Adds support for new changes from Google Voice (this resolves the "startChat failed" error).


  • Adds support for international languages.
  • Improves the onboarding introduction screen.
  • Makes the time between message batches more consistent.


  • Adds new option in Settings: "Use raw / unprocessed CSV values". It previously defaulted to disabled (i.e. it applied processing to CSV values) but will now default to enabled.


  • Adds support for new Stripe payment options.


  • Now handles duplicated recipient phone numbers in group texts.


  • Updates wording on account registration to be simpler.


  • Limits payment origin to USA for now, due to complexity of VAT/Sales tax laws. We are hoping to add support for international payments soon!


  • Makes {name} case-insensitive on the Form Entry tab. Adds additional best practices.


  • Improves the recommendations/best practices UX, and adds additional tips.


  • Some users were experiencing an issue where the extension icon failed to open Bulk Texter Pro. This version introduces a popup menu for the icon, which should resolve the issue for all users.


  • Adds support for older spreadsheet formats.


  • Adds recommendations and best practices inline on the CSV Upload and Form Entry tabs.
  • Rethinks the "History" tab layout based on user feedback. (thanks Walt!)
    • There is now an "All Messages" section which shows all message batches, regardless of status.
    • Clicking on a batch in the "Messages Not Sent" section will filter the displayed texts to only the ones that failed to send.
  • Adds checks and prompts for when Bulk Texter Pro is missing necessary browser permissions.


  • Significantly improves error handling in CSV Upload.


  • Sending photos is now publicly available functionality!!
  • To enable sending photos, go to the Bulk Texter Pro account menu at the top right, then "Settings" and check the box to opt in.
  • Sending photos is currently considered experimental, but a group of beta testers found it to be stable and reliable.


  • Adds authorization for – this is required for photo sending (currently in early access).


  • Improves initial payment and sign up process.


  • Improves subscription management flow.


  • Fixes crashes that occurred with some CSV formats.


  • Removes the clipboard dependency! We figured out a way to interact with Google Voice without relying on the clipboard. You can now multitask and copy/paste to your heart's content while Bulk Texter Pro is sending texts!


  • Minor UX improvements.


  • Improves reliability with Google Voice texting.


  • Adds links to troubleshooting guide and how-to guides.


  • Minor UX improvements.


  • Fixes an edge case where historic message batches could be overwritten.
  • Improves UX for message batch lists.


  • Fixes a Firefox-only bug where sending wouldn't always start when scheduled.
  • Begins to add the backend pieces for sending images, for beta testers.


  • Streamlining the onboarding process.


  • Fixes CSV export/download for group texts.


  • Improves reliability for group texts.


  • Replaces the payments integration with a completely custom Stripe integration.
  • Adds support for multiple verified accounts within a single Bulk Texter Pro installation.
  • Adds discounted annual plans and the ability to view historic invoices.


  • Fixes a bug that sometimes prevented messages from sending.


  • Supports new changes from Google Voice to resolve the "SwitchToMessagesTab" error.


  • Fixes an edge case in the account verification process.


  • The "Settings for Sending" section will now restore whatever settings you selected previously.
  • Handles errors when isn't accessible.


  • Handles errors when isn't accessible.


  • UX improvements.
  • Improved reliability when running in the background (disabled tab discarding for Google Voice tabs).


  • Bug fixes / UX improvements.


  • Adds support for group texts / MMS messages!
  • Adds option to "Send Now" instead of scheduling messages.
  • Redesigned "Settings for Sending" section.
  • Various bug fixes / UX improvements.


  • Adds international language / UTF8 character support for CSV upload.
  • Bulk Texter Pro will now restore the tab you're on when you refresh the page.
  • Various improvements to inline documentation / examples.


  • Improves default behavior for the message template input.
  • Clarifies the send delay.
  • Fixes bug in account verification.


  • Bulk Texter Pro will now refresh the Google Voice page and continue with pending messages when an error occurs. Previously, if any message encountered an error, the entire message batch would be halted. This should reduce the effort required when some messages have one-off errors.
  • Fixes various bugs and edge cases.

Apple Shortcut Release Notes


  • Shortcut now updates the text batch file in place on MacOS, and no longer requires iCloud sync to be enabled on iOS.


  • Initial release.