Top 50%1,893 points
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Key features and highlights

iMessage review: 28 facts and highlights

1. You do not need a SIM card to log in

The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
66% have it

2. Available on PC

These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
64% have it

3. Shows that someone is typing

You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
38% have it

4. Has end-to-end-encryption

End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
34% have it

5. Syncs to the cloud

Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
88% have it

6. Has search option

If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
32% have it

7. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
96% have it

8. Has “message seen” notification

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
56% have it

9. You can stay invisible

You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.
34% have it

10. You can send your location

Send a stamp to someone showing your current location. This saves a lot of messing around with directions.
48% have it

11. You can switch off notifications

You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.
40% have it

12. You can send a contact stamp

You can quickly and conveniently forward a person’s contact details on. This is a lot easier than finding their number and typing it into a message.
30% have it

13. more languages supported

You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
Google Allo: 72

14. Tablet-optimised

There is a tablet-optimised version of the app available. This gives a much better user experience than using an app designed for a phone on a tablet.
82% have it

15. Has existing contacts integration

This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
78% have it

16. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
84% have it

17. You can send videos

You can send videos with the app.
78% have it

18. Has fun stickers

Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
50% have it

19. Receive messages when offline

Even when the app is off, you can still receive messages.
20% have it

20. Has image preview

You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
74% have it

21. Has a media gallery

A media library contains all uploaded files, making search easier and helping you organize the content.
48% have it

22. Can capture photos

You can take photos within the app. This allows you to do everything from capturing the image to editing all within one app, instead of having to import an image taken with another camera application.
78% have it

23. Has the option to delete message history

You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
90% have it

24. Drafts are automatically saved

This means if you are typing a message and close it, it will automatically keep the text.
24% have it

25. bigger maximum file size

This is the biggest file size you are able to share. The higher the limit, the less restricted you are.
Telegram Messenger: 1500MB

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