Xabber

Instant messaging client

Jabber (XMPP) client app with multiple accounts, privacy modes and a clean and simple interface. This version is tracking recent development builds, for legacy devices there is also Xabber Classic.

Supported protocols:

  • RFC-3920: Core;
  • RFC-3921: Instant Messaging and Presence;
  • XEP-0030: Service Discovery;
  • XEP-0128: Service Discovery Extensions;
  • XEP-0115: Entity Capabilities;
  • XEP-0054: vcard-temp;
  • XEP-0153: vCard-Based Avatars;
  • XEP-0045: Multi-User Chat (incompletely);
  • XEP-0078: Non-SASL Authentication;
  • XEP-0138: Stream Compression;
  • XEP-0203: Delayed Delivery;
  • XEP-0091: Legacy Delayed Delivery;
  • XEP-0199: XMPP Ping;
  • XEP-0147: XMPP URI Scheme Query Components;
  • XEP-0085: Chat State Notifications;
  • XEP-0184: Message Delivery Receipts;
  • XEP-0155: Stanza Session Negotiation;
  • XEP-0059: Result Set Management;
  • XEP-0136: Message Archiving;
  • XEP-0224: Attention.
  • XEP-0077: In-Band Registration
  • XEP-0280: Message Carbons

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 2.0.1 (348) - Added on 2017-05-15

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • android.permission.READ_INTERNAL_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 13 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.0.155 (327) - Added on 2017-03-12

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • android.permission.READ_INTERNAL_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 15 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.0.74 (247) - Added on 2015-12-29

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • modify or delete the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • android.permission.READ_INTERNAL_STORAGE
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 14 MiB PGP Signature