Librem Chat

Secure text, voice, and video chat.
  • Chat in public and private rooms
  • Share images, videos, and files
  • Make voice and video calls
  • Keep your conversations secret with end-to-end encryption
  • Fork of Riot-Android: https://github.com/vector-im/riot-android

AntiFeatures:

  • NonFreeNet - Currently the integration server is not configurable in this client and linked to the non-free New Vector implementation. Free alternatives exists but supporting them in Librem Chat is still being worked on.
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  • Version 1.0.3 (1000399) - Added on 2019-10-24

    This version requires Android 4.1 or newer.

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

    Permissions
    • 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.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.
    • read your contacts
      Allows the app to read data about your contacts stored on your phone, including the frequency with which you've called, emailed, or communicated in other ways with specific individuals. This permission allows apps to save your contact data, and malicious apps may share contact data without your knowledge.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • reorder running apps
      Allows the app to move tasks to the foreground and background. The app may do this without your input.
    • retrieve running apps
      Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • record audio
      This app can record audio using the microphone at any time.
    • change your audio settings
      Allows the app to modify global audio settings such as volume and which speaker is used for output.
    • modify system settings
      Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.
    • change network connectivity
      Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • 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.
    • ask to ignore battery optimizations
      Allows an app to ask for permission to ignore battery optimizations for that app.
    • 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
    • access Bluetooth settings
      Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.
    • pair with Bluetooth devices
      Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.
    • This app can appear on top of other apps
      This app can appear on top of other apps or other parts of the screen. This may interfere with normal app usage and change the way that other apps appear.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • route calls through the system
      Allows the app to route its calls through the system in order to improve the calling experience.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

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