Ring

Secure and distributed communication platform

Ring (formerly SFLphone) is a free distributed multimedia communication software. It is developed by Savoir-faire Linux with the help of a global community of users and contributors. Savoir-faire Linux is a Canadian company specialized in Linux and free software.

Ring allows to make audio or video calls, and to send messages, safely and freely, in confidence. Ring is a Free and open source software that requires no central server.

What can you do with Ring:


  • send text messages

  • make audio calls

  • make video calls

  • send files

  • use your existing SIP account

There are plenty of ways to help us, check out: https://ring.cx/en/contribute

You can also install Ring on Windows, macOS, iOS and GNU/Linux.

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 20180805 (129) - Added on 2018-09-14

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 33 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
  • Version 20180712 (127) - Added on 2018-07-30

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 36 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
  • Version 20180501 (117) - Added on 2018-05-06

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Download APK 35 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.RECORD_AUDIO
    • android.permission.MODIFY_AUDIO_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.PROCESS_OUTGOING_CALLS
    • android.permission.CALL_PHONE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.BLUETOOTH
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.READ_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_CALL_LOG
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE