Signal - Private Messenger

Signal - Private Messenger

  • Category: Social Networking
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 2.16.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • Developer: Open Whisper Systems
  • Compatibility: Android
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Signal - Private Messenger App

Privacy is possible, Signal makes it easy. Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data. • Say Anything - Signal uses an advanced end to end encryption protocol that provides privacy for every message every time. • Open Source - Signal is Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code. Signal is the only private messenger that uses open source peer-reviewed cryptographic protocols to keep your messages safe. • Be Yourself - Signal uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose. • Group Chat - Signal allows you to create encrypted groups so you can have private conversations with all your friends at once. Not only are the messages encrypted, but the Signal server never has access to any group metadata such as the membership list, group title, or group icon. • Fast - The Signal protocol is designed to operate in the most constrained environment possible. Using Signal, messages are instantly delivered to friends. • Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear voice and video calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges. For support, questions, or more information, please visit: http://support.signal.org Source code: https://github.com/WhisperSystems/Signal-iOS Follow us on Twitter (@WhisperSystems) for all of the latest updates and announcements.

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  • Annoying disappearing text box 2/5

    By Los305
    The chat/ text box disappears on my 7+. I always have to back out of the app for it to re-appear. It's really frustrating. I see there is still not a fix for this yet. My patience is wearing thin.
  • Things to add 4/5

    By dominik gronnn
    The app isn't bad just like any other messaging app but these things should definitely be included: 1. Add the time for each message when it was sent and also a read receipt for when the last read message was read 2. A like option for any message or picture 3. A way to view all the pictures/media in like a gallery or a list view (rather than have to scroll through the entire conversation to find a picture), along with the ability to swipe between pictures 4. A way to select multiple messages to delete certain ones within the chat 5. Add gifs and other new text features other than just emojis I got most of these ideas from other apps like groupme and WhatsApp which have most of these features. If signal had these features it would be just as good as those apps. Otherwise not a bad app.
  • Getting there 3/5

    By Matty Ice Ice
    Would like to see a lock or password screen to access messages. Also, I would like to be able to customize an alert sound.
  • Needs a few updates 4/5

    By UnknownAnonymousUser
    Please add: 1. Share sheet support. 2. Group calls. 3. The ability to send Signal messages while on a Signal audio call. 4. The ability to use the back camera on video calls. 5. The ability to see how much data was used on an audio and video call.
  • Love cool swag 5/5

    By LivnlikeLarry
    Pretty dope. Super lit.
  • Great app 5/5

    By Umphreysau18
    👍👍
  • I want to share to Signal!!! 4/5

    By NicoleSmith558
    Please please please add Signal to the share sheet so I can share directly to Signal without having to copy and paste or save first.
  • Excellent 5/5

    By Grandioso1173
    Seems like the best app for privacy with end to end encryption. The entire app is open source, so anyone can see exactly what it does. Most, if not all of the other privacy apps are not fully open source. That is, either the entire app is not open source or only part of it is, like WhatsApp for example.
  • No notifications 3/5

    By M.e.5
    It's ok. Biggest complaint is that with the new updates it no longer provides a notification when a message is received. Which is annoying
  • Quality App 3/5

    By Daal1998
    App has close to all the features of iMessage and Kik.. a deal breaker is that you don't have read receipts. NEED TO HAVE THE ABILITY TO KNOW WHEN OTHER PERSON READS MY MESSAGE TO HAVE HIGHER RATING. But overall, quality app.
  • Bug report and feature inquiry 4/5

    By iphonedude12345
    This is an excitant app but I’m using this as more of a bug report and feature inquiry since I don’t see mechanisms for that in the store. Bug report In the latest build, 2.16.0 clicking hyperlinks in received messages seems to no longer open automatically in Safari on iOS 11 on iPhone 6s. Feature inquiry. The latest update greeted me with some pop up messages about setting up a profile I could share with my picture. Sharing and profiles seem antithetical to a secure messaging protocol. I don’t understand why I should trust this sort of thing when the only reason I use Signal is for totally encrypted messaging.
  • Immediately crashes on iOS 8 3/5

    By SlipAndSlider
    I can't open it at all.
  • TouchID 4/5

    By AndrewBenhase
    Please please please enable touchID so that the app can’t be opened without my fingerprint.
  • Great service+Secure 4/5

    By Saframar4
    I LOVE this app! But I am experiencing sporadic glitches where I don't see texts being sent to me or the other person complains of not seeing my texts- otherwise very good private way to communicate.
  • SIGNAL 4/5

    By RadarRydet
    I will give Signal four stars because I like the fact that it's data is encrypted and that it won't store personal contacts info on its servers....a good messenger for private comms.
  • Does not rotate with iPad Air 2 running iOS 11 1/5

    By Unstable_iPadAir2
    App is huge and stuck in portrait mode only. Does not rotate.
  • Excellent messenger 5/5

    By Gala Vant 989
    Best messaging app out there. Shame more people don't use it.
  • Great simple app 5/5

    By bayou skydog
    Appreciate a straightforward interface and functional simplicity.
  • Switched to Signal after wickr changed 4/5

    By Wewwewwwww
    Like signal a lot. Please make a security option to log in with fingerprint or pw.
  • *FEATURE* Serious privacy issues... 1/5

    By NotAPPLEcable
    • Still requires contacts access to match a unique-to-you identifier • Still requires your phone number & then they match a hashed UNIQUE-to-you version to network effect their egos. —Why? Because the app dev is in bed w Facebook by accepting money from fb & fb's other co they use to make shareholders (their REAL customers) rich, WhatsApp. •They accept $ from secret us govt entities. •They also send your traffic through google servers bc they say it helps so people won't get blocked but you trust google, right? What's all this about you wonder? Well it's bc it's not about WHAT you say but WHO you say it to. & WHEN you say it. Your social graph & unencryted metadata. Look it up. WIRE app does not require contacts or phone #. XMPP servers do not as well & are further decentralized. but yea, your selfies are safe, signaling sheeple.
  • Awesome! 5/5

    By The Morena
    Great app!
  • Relieved to know about this Ap! 5/5

    By 2purplepoppies
    Very satisfied and have recommended it several times. Thank goodness for Signal!
  • Favorite Communication App 5/5

    By Appesque
    This is amazing… encrypted, easy to use, self destructing messages, its perfect! Approved for use in the US Senate. Snowden personally uses it. Electronic Frontier Foundation approves of it highly. Requests: iPad app, and ability to text while in a call (crucial)
  • Amazing call quality 5/5

    By ICUinWonderland
    Can't comment on security features as I'm not an expert in that but one thing is sure for me: this app delivers noticeably better call quality then WhatsApp, Facebook or any other app I've ever tried! Unbelievable right? It just blew my expectations out of the window. Even if You take the security features away now, it will still be my go to app for messaging and calling
  • Appreciate app! 5/5

    By nqwringmynd
    Was of great use at protest for communicating and coordinating response.
  • Works 5/5

    By Jfamily5
    Works as advertised
  • Excellent Product 5/5

    By Georgia Tech Fan
    Easy to use and a great App.
  • Would be 5 stars but 1/5

    By mr mr
    The keypad to enter your phone number blocks the link to login, now I can't login without making a new account. Fix this please!
  • Trust. 5/5

    By AudioFella
    What product and company can you really Trust these days? Signal has been a great solid product and after trying other messaging apps, I am sticking with Signal. It is such a relief to know this app will be developed honestly.
  • Love this!!! 5/5

    By JeanetteCarmen
    It's probably the best app out there for privacy purposes. I'm obsessed 🙂 highly recommend!
  • Great security 5/5

    By Woohoobunkbeds
    Due to the nature of my job I have to be careful what I text to other people. This app allowes me to send and receive what I need while keeping my job safe. Recommend to other coworkers so we can say what we need to and still keep our jobs.
  • Great app 5/5

    By angery guy
    Tremendous app. Can you make an option to disappear messages after three months?
  • Ok 4/5

    By Mr Adventure
    Gets the job done
  • Works great 4/5

    By carmenemartinez
    Ive been using this app for a month now. No problems!
  • Wow! 5/5

    By Tr8man
    Very cool. Easy & intuitive.
  • Solid 5/5

    By earlyriserpro
    Works great
  • Love it! 5/5

    By 809to305
    Using this app feels like No-One's watching. I feel confortable using it.
  • Love this app! 5/5

    By Valli G
    Great tool for so many
  • Anonymous 5/5

    By anon eligius
    I enjoy communication free from the fear of retribution or metadata dumping into NSA thinthread packet trace, via some overreaching 1984ish' violation of privacy against peaceful "citizens"of the country by people i know and a plethora more unnamed have died to defend. Thank you whisper systems
  • تمام 5/5

    By yase6r
    👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
  • Works 5/5

    By Daniel I
    Lots to be said for our right to privacy.
  • So simple, a grandpa could use it 5/5

    By Go 'n show
    That would be me.
  • Excellent and Easy to use 5/5

    By TNWHARRIS
    Excellent, reliable and easy to use!
  • Very cool 5/5

    By Sjfk ckclbl
    Simple, easy to use, and a great service.
  • Excelente app 5/5

    By pbcrock
    Confidencial y fácil de usar. Muy segura
  • Encouraging 4/5

    By Chance Neale
    Here's hoping this app is not swallowed up by the big players. So far so good.
  • Trusted and easy to use 5/5

    By FixMacs
    Trusted security and easy to use.
  • Comforting in these times 5/5

    By janeskno
    Signal is easy to use. Electronic Frontier Foundation recommended you. Thank you for creating this alternative to Messenger!
  • Very happy 5/5

    By JannaJoy3
    This is a very good app. It's private and very easy to use I have to invite my friends to download it and some don't want to do that but other than that I love it.
  • Does what it's supposed to. 5/5

    By Cldg111
    Enough said.

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