Tango for Android is one of the best messaging service available, and you can even set Tango as default SMS application so all the messaging stuff will be handled from one single place.
Do as follows to send/receive text messages from Tango for Android application:
1. Open Tango on your Android phone
2. Swipe right from the left edge and tap the Gear icon on the top right to open the Settings.
3. Go to App Settings.
4. Now you just need to make sure that the "Use Tango for SMS Messages" is marked