Great app 4/5
Works like it's supposed to. It's easy and free to sign up. I'd like to be able to assign a different PTT button on the iPhone version as it's a little weird to multitask and having to use the button on the screen. Other than that, no issues.
Super cool app. 5/5
This App works perfectly! I have no complaints whatsoever and it's super simple to sign up and free! So knock yourself out a hit on the air.
Not good as android version 1/5
Why does the app has to be running in the background unlike android?
Love it! 5/5
By Irod 014302
I'm literally in Alsip, IL and my family is in Sacramento, CA. I have clear communication with my family!
Fantastic Walkie Talkie App for Indie Productions 5/5
This app is amazing. In a way it's a thousand times better than an actual walkie talkie because your range is limited only by your cell phone connection. For productions it's great because you can create different groups for different departments. You can also send media over a transmission if you need to show someone a photo. Say you send an intern or a props person to the store to grab an item and when they get there they have a question. To gain your approval, they can radio you and send you a photo of the item they are about to purchase. You can't do that with a regular radio. The app runs in the background and can work with headsets or headphones if you are on a silent production. It may not look as cool as a real production radio but it's better in a lot of ways. And it's much better than just calling with a regular cell phone or using text messaging because you just can just press a button and immediately transmit to any group or individual you want. This is a GREAT APP!!!
Great for Business 5/5
Able to communicate with my managers outside of work. Puts a little more ease of mind.
P E R F E C T 5/5
I would like to say that this walkie-talkie app is exceptional. If you have data or Wi-Fi then you and your team are completely covered. It works really well and I am in a really large building. As long as the team has themselves available then the app will work even when it's not open.
I have an iPhone 7 and my boyfriend has the new galaxy and I can hear him just fine but when he hears me it's like I'm coming through so loud the speaker can't handle it and I've turned my sound down on my end but that's not helping have you ever had any complaints like this before and what can I do I used this app with the 6 and never had this problem we've used this app for a really long time and even tho it doesn't affect me I hate for him to deal with it I love this app it's been super convenient especially when he's out of town
Keeping in touch 5/5
This app is very reliable. I am using it for a scanner feed for my fire department. I wasn't expecting the channel to be so popular around the world. If you do your channel right you will get a lot of attention without even looking for it.
I also use it in buildings where cell service is non existent. Sound quality is crystal clear and doesn't seem to shorten battery life.
Zello does keep updating and making the app more stream lined and adding useful features in every release.
You won't be disappoint.
Impressive App 5/5
A well constructed app, great to use for work, home, and events.. clean clear feedback and amazing quality. Needs more themes and sounds but other than that this app deserves 5 stars!!
Good so far 5/5
Recently downloaded. Reminds me of the good ole Nextel days. Works flawlessly so far
I wish everybody was available and if the app would not randomly close 5/5
By Max 71530006
I have randomly closes. All of my family members are on this app, most of them in fact. However, people have been showing standby on my screen and everybody else who tries to contact him because the app closes on me and then then too. Someone needs to fix this app and it is true that Zillow does not read these reviews
Feedback to enhance the app :) 5/5
By No at all noo
This is one of the best. I would suggest to click the button once to record and then, click again to send (safe for car drivers).
Works well 4/5
Just used the app for the first time today with a group of about 17 people. Had some difficulties at times, but generally worked well.
Not practical. Please read why. 1/5
By Please Read Everything
The app loses signal all the time, especially in midsentence well transmitting. Tech support is never available. Over seven documented email sent with no response. Updates do not address the issue. It reminds me of the old Nextel chirp system we are the signal always dropped. Sometimes you cannot recover the last message received after a drop signal.
I use this app to communicate with my team at work every week. It makes all our jobs a LOT easier and saves many many steps and a LOT of time. I'd be lost without it!! Can't say enough good things about this app!
Very bad navigation with menu 2/5
By Israilskaya voenshina
Very disappointed by the way it's set the options in menu. Very Hard on to understand how to use this app , specially how to add new contacts. Used it few years ago , loved it much more . Now big disappointment .
It works 4/5
App works well for me -- there just doesn't seem to be a good selection of channels. Would be great if you could filter by geography or some other system.
This app has major issues 1/5
It used to be a lot better. Using iphone6. Now it just closes whenever it wants and you have no idea it even closed. I constantly go back into the app and it's alway disconnected. It Doesn't save messages in history. It used to stay open for days and save all the messages but not anymore. Someone please fix this app asap!!!
Request friend issues preventing five star rating 3/5
This app is very good, it's probably the best one around. There is an issue however. I tried to request somebody and that person that I sent the request to was not connected to Internet. So when I try to request, the request never went through because the person was not connected to Internet. When they did connect to Internet, the request still didn't go through. Please fix this in the next update. And do you know why you haven't gotten any five star ratings yet? Because you have issues with CarPlay, and other issues, and the issue that I just complained about. This bug should be fixed, because this will happen to everybody that tries to get a request without Internet. It will never go through. I try closing the app and then opening it again two times. It still didn't go. This app is highly recommended despite this. It's a lot like the old-school Nextel! You can get people just about anywhere, and at any time. And I like the feature that you can switch to standby when you don't want to receive messages. I rated this five stars because it is a great app. It's personally, the best one that I have ever found in the App Store.
Love this app! 5/5
I love this app! I do have 1 request for it. The background. Add more backgrounds and/or let people have there own custom background with there own pics. That's the only request I have for this app. Other than that, this app is perfect and I rate 5 stars! 😊
another way to communicate 4/5
Every time I've used it so far it always works. For being a free app, this app is good. Nothing fancy and confusing but just walkie-talkie.
Has issues with CarPlay 1/5
Doesn't work with CarPlay. I'll get sound for a few seconds and then I'll get an x through CarPlay and then I can't get sound out of it all all inless I switch to the phone's speaking but then my music starts coming out of the phone instead of the car. And even then it will go mute until I restart the phone.
Need to upgrade 2/5
By K M Sazzad Hossain (¥)
This app is cool. But if it can play the massage multiple times then it will be excellent like professional wokiToki. I wish it will be update.
One thing 3/5
One thing that could improve it is to allow it to stay logged in so messages played instantly
I use this more than I thought! 5/5
I use this for online gaming. I've got it installed on my phone and PC. The Windows version doesn't use the PTT if you are in game. It works great on my phone though! It would be nice if it supported 3D Touch though.
So great! 5/5
By Kalyn Dickson
I love this app me and my sister use it all the time whenever we are play by spies and we both enjoy this app very much (oh yeah and it's FREE!)
Fast but volume too low 3/5
Installation and setup was smooth. Very fast response (about half of a second). The volume of the sound is rather soft. A Walkie Talkie system should be louder.
Love this app 5/5
I'm a meeting planner and work on many programs throughout the world. We've tried this on our programs and have great reception and are able to do a great job because of the quickness and easy access this app has. I would highly recommend this for any business
This app works awesome 👏 its great for talking with friends or family I use it a lot no failure yet
Great app 4/5
I've used Zello off and on for a few years and it's keeps getting better and better. I moderate a couple of veterans groups and we are located across the US from Cali to Maine and none of us have ever experienced any real connection or clarity issues.
being signed out/freezing 1/5
By Helpme 99
iPhone 6s user and having consistent issues with being signed out and freezing up. Hoping for an update or issues how to solve the bug
Pretty shoddy, wouldn't rely on for professional use 1/5
Use this for work on a 6th gen iPod touch. Disconnects all the time even after 3.12 update. Also transmissions are garbled half the time and indecipherable. Can be responding to a call while holding button down and all of a sudden app stops transmitting your call like you let go of button. Can also get a call, try to respond, and then have Zello completely disconnect. Bluetooth headset and push to talk button (Coda Click) seem to disconnect randomly as well.
All in all this app is a good idea but poorly executed. Maybe it's better on a device with a cellular data connection? I'd assume that only fixes the network connection issues though.
UPDATE: I've had to switch over to using this app on my personal cell phone now with a data connection to get any sort of reliability from this app. At this point I'm 100% certain it should not be used in professional/commercial environments. Communication in my line of work is too important to base off some shoddy app instead of purpose built radios. Maybe this app is great to call your kids for dinner, but for my use it's 1 star all the way.
Update 2: Still a garbage app. It now BURNS through my battery life like a wild fire. People who rate this higher are using it for minimal conversation. It also completely highjacks the volume controls on the phone. It also reduces the audio quality of music you play. Once again I repeat this app should not be used in a professional environment where constant communication is important. I would say it's my employers fault for picking this app to use but Zello markets a "@work" version which is supposed to be pro.
Crashes all the time no good now for public safety. Rich 5/5
By Rich Max
Have been using Zello Work app for over a year perfect app. They requested to update to Zello@work had some issues but there tech support was outstanding and fast in getting is back on. This is one of the best apps ever for Wilkie Talkie use I rated it 5 plus stars. Thank you Zello. Rich M.
This app is outstanding the work Zello is for any business that needs the old Nextel. Now they added Zello +channels
It's the best. Rich
This last update the Zello is locking up some of the time you have to get out of the app and restart it. Please fix.
This app works great if your having problems think what am I doing wrong the app works great, most of the time it's operator error. This is the best app to use as a walkie talking app. Rich M
December 31 2016
Zello is working perfect this application continues to be the best walkie talkie app. Keep up the good work. You guys
are Number 1. Rich M
Update this app is working perfect if your having problems it could be you and your phone they respond to any issues very fast. I rate them 1+++. Rich M
Long time user 4/5
BRING BACK ICON BADGES FOR INCOMING MESSAGES WHEN APP IS OPEN IN BACKGROUND. OR ALREADY GIVE US THE OPTION!
I've been using Zello since it came out, I love this app. Unfortunately with the recent update the talk button gets stuck. Even though on my end it shows I'm ready to talk again, the person on the other end continues to hear me as if I'm holding the button. In the app settings I have the talk button set to hold not toggle do i know it's not that.
Needs better apple watch feature 3/5
By Ay !!!
Impossible to use on apple watch it doesnt record the audio off your watch like any other bluetooth device should.. Other than that the app work well for my work. All employees must use it.
You need to fix for Apple Watch 1/5
Apple watch button doesn't work right instead of just a press and release it stays pressed. Also make audio go through watch. What's the point of a watch app if u still gotta pull your phone out
Best Wilkie talkie app ever 5/5
By 7th marines Milsim
I do milsim, and I must say... this is a perfect app for communicating with other squads. Easy to use, effective, and gets the job done. Best part, it's FREE!
Connection issues 2/5
The app doesn't stay connected to the server when minimized.
This app is better at what it does then any other app like it but it has a lot of bugs. And without any kind of embellishment at all I will say that every update that has "bug fixes" doesn't fix any bugs that anyone has a problem with. The big ones that have been around for a while have yet to be fixed.
Not to mention every time they do a bug fix it causes roughly 3 to 5 more bugs. As of today the new bug is that it is cutting people off around 25 seconds into their key up. If you do end up getting this app just know that you will meet a lot of really cool people but you might not get to talk to them for long because the app won't let you.
By Thomas Blixa
- I found the Zello app a few years ago when I was trying to find a decent, user friendly Walkie Talkie App and I've been using it ever since. It is a very good 2-way app that allows you to talk with friends whether they are across town or in another state. The audio quality has always impressed me and although I will occasionally have to re-boot the app, I would give the Zello app a strong #9 and highly recommend it if your looking for an easy to use 2-way walkie talkie app. Give it a try, you have nothing to lose and the app is free and you'll find yourself using it more and more!
Excellent app 5/5
thank you Danno for this wonderful app
It is blocked in Oman
Almost worthless if not plugged into charger 2/5
This would be a good app if it didn't drain the battery so much - about as fast as using the gps full-time. I don't mean just while actively using it. If you set it to 'available' so you can hear calls as they come in the battery drops like a rock. As such, I have to leave it on 'busy', then catch up later on calls, which makes it almost worthless for what it was primarily designed for - a walkie-talkie type of app. It has always been this way - not just this version. Get with it developers! I gave it an extra star (bringing it to 2) just because it does actually work - although at a substantial cost.
Lust update was terrible, users 1/5
Does not work properly user crashes, freezes and bugs I phone 6s
Clear sound easy to use 👍🏽
IT KEEP CRASHING ON IPHONE 1/5
NEW UPDATE KEEP CRASHING PLEASE FIX
Doesn't drain battery 4/5
By Do not download for iPhone 6
App works just fine. I'm not sure about the minor bug issues Maybe it's been fixed idk. Regardless if you need a quick chat with a buddy at work or god knows where else they'll get the message