Silence

Encrypted SMS/MMS conversations made easy!
Silence is an SMS/MMS application that allows you to protect your privacy while communicating with friends.
Using Silence, you can send SMS messages and share media or attachments with complete privacy.

Features:
* Easy. Silence works like any other SMS application. There\'s nothing to sign up for and no new service your friends need to join.
* Reliable. Silence communicates using encrypted SMS messages. No servers or internet connection required.
* Private. Silence provides end-to-end encryption for your messages using the painstakingly engineered Signal encryption protocol.
* Safe. All messages are encrypted locally, so if your phone is lost or stolen, your messages are protected.
* Open Source. Silence is Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code.

Please file any bugs, issues, or feature requests at:
https://github.com/SilenceIM/Silence/issues

The source code can be found at:
https://github.com/SilenceIM/Silence

More details:
https://silence.im

Privacy policy:
https://silence.im/privacy

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 0.16.7-unstable (206) - Added on 2018-01-05

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.6-unstable (205) - Added on 2017-12-04

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.5-unstable (204) - Added on 2017-12-04

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.4-unstable (203) - Added on 2017-10-08

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.3-unstable (202) - Added on 2017-04-04

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 10 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.2-unstable (201) - Added on 2017-03-24

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 10 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.16.1-unstable (200) - Added on 2017-03-24

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 10 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.15.11 (140) - Added on 2018-02-16

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.15.10 (139) - Added on 2017-12-04

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.15.9 (138) - Added on 2017-12-04

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.15.8 (137) - Added on 2017-10-08

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 12 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 0.15.7 (136) - Added on 2017-04-27

    This version requires Android 2.3 or newer.

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

    Download APK 10 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • org.smssecure.smssecure.ACCESS_SECRETS
    • android.permission.READ_PROFILE
    • android.permission.WRITE_PROFILE
    • android.permission.READ_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.WRITE_CONTACTS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS
    • android.permission.READ_SMS
    • android.permission.SEND_SMS
    • android.permission.WRITE_SMS
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE