Conversations

Chat using the XMPP network

WARNING: Version 2.0.0 removed OTR support, it is recommended to switch to OMEMO

Design principles


  • Be as beautiful and easy to use as possible without sacrificing security or privacy

  • Rely on existing, well established protocols (XMPP)

  • Do not require a Google Account or specifically Google Cloud Messaging (GCM)

  • Require as few permissions as possible

Features:


  • End-to-end encryption with OMEMO or OpenPGP

  • Send and receive images as well as other kind of files

  • Share your location via an external plug-in (available in F-Droid Archive)

  • Indication when your contact has read your message

  • Intuitive UI that follows Android Design guidelines

  • Pictures / Avatars for your Contacts

  • Syncs with desktop client

  • Conferences (with support for bookmarks)

  • Address book integration

  • Multiple accounts / unified inbox

  • Very low impact on battery life

Noteable XEPs:


  • XEP-0065: SOCKS5 Bytestreams

  • XEP-0163: Personal Eventing Protocol

  • XEP-0191: Blocking Command

  • XEP-0198: Stream Management

  • XEP-0237: Roster Versioning

  • XEP-0280: Message Carbons

  • XEP-0313: Message Archive Management

  • XEP-0352: Client State Indication

  • XEP-0363: HTTP File Upload

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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 2.1.1 (265) - Added on 2018-04-20

    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 11 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.REQUEST_IGNORE_BATTERY_OPTIMIZATIONS
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.sonymobile.home.permission.PROVIDER_INSERT_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.CHANGE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.READ_APP_BADGE
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_READ
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_WRITE
  • Version 2.1.0 (264) - Added on 2018-04-14

    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 11 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.REQUEST_IGNORE_BATTERY_OPTIMIZATIONS
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.sonymobile.home.permission.PROVIDER_INSERT_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.CHANGE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.READ_APP_BADGE
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_READ
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_WRITE
  • Version 2.0.0 (261) - Added on 2018-04-08

    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 11 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.REQUEST_IGNORE_BATTERY_OPTIMIZATIONS
    • android.permission.CAMERA
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ
    • com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.htc.launcher.permission.UPDATE_SHORTCUT
    • com.sonyericsson.home.permission.BROADCAST_BADGE
    • com.sonymobile.home.permission.PROVIDER_INSERT_BADGE
    • com.anddoes.launcher.permission.UPDATE_COUNT
    • com.majeur.launcher.permission.UPDATE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.CHANGE_BADGE
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.huawei.android.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • android.permission.READ_APP_BADGE
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.READ_SETTINGS
    • com.oppo.launcher.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_READ
    • me.everything.badger.permission.BADGE_COUNT_WRITE