54points

iMessage

83points

Signal

iMessage
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iMessage vs Signal

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Why is iMessage better than Signal?

  • You do not need a SIM card to log in
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  • Has SMS inbox integration
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Why is Signal better than iMessage?

  • Is compatible with Android
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  • Can be personalised
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  • Has temporary text messages
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  • Has temporary images
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  • You can send music files
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  • You can specify your availability
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  • You can set your status
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  • Exports to email
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User reviews

Overall rating

iMessage
8.0
4 User reviews
iMessage
8.0/10
4 User reviews
Signal
9.7
3 User reviews
Signal
9.7/10
3 User reviews

Features

Reliability

9.8/10
4 votes
9.7/10
3 votes

Speed

8.7/10
3 votes
8.3/10
3 votes

Popularity

6.3/10
4 votes
6.0/10
3 votes

User-friendly interface

9.7/10
3 votes
9.7/10
3 votes

Privacy

7.8/10
4 votes
9.7/10
3 votes

Comments

Leonardo

Leonardo

1 year ago

10 / 10

C’è per ogni dispositivo Apple con uno schermo

Leonardo

Leonardo

1 year ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • Privacy
  • Compatibile con tutti i prodotti Apple con uno schermo
  • Inviare ogni tipo di file
  • Non necessaria una sim
  • SMS/MMS utilizzabili (anche dagli altri dispositivi, non solo iPhone)
  • Semplice da utilizzare
  • Intuitivo
  • Pre-installata su tutti i dispositivi Apple compatibili
  • Adesivi installabili da uno store

Cons

  • No su Android
  • Poca personalizzazione
  • Necessario un Apple ID
  • Un po’ lento (solo su connessioni lente)
  • Poco utilizzato
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醇御

醇御

1 year ago

10 / 10

非常直覺!

醇御

醇御

1 year ago

10 / 10

我認為整體介面非常的直覺 傳訊息畫面簡單,不會有過多的廣告

Pros

  • 直覺
  • 簡單好用

Cons

  • 傳送速度有點慢
0 users found this helpful
Tharanga

Tharanga

10 months ago

10 / 10

Very Good

Tharanga

Tharanga

10 months ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful

General info

Available on PC
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These services are ideal if you want to use the app while sat down at your computer, as well as on-the-go.
Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
The app is business oriented
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This means that it has been designed especially for professional use. It offers a more serious design, often with tailored features and increased security.
Supports widgets
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You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

Security

Has end-to-end encryption
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End-to-end encryption protects data between two communicating parties and ensures that only the intended receiver can access the unencrypted information.
End-to-end encryption is enabled on all chats by default. This differs from other apps which only encrypt messages if the user specifically turns it on.
has screenshot detection
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Screenshot detection is a safety feature that allows users to receive notifications when someone screenshots their messages. Often used in secure messaging apps, screenshot detection ensures that your messages and data stay safe.
has encrypted group chats
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The app supports end-to-end encryption in group chats.
Has Facebook sign-in option
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Signing in with your Facebook account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time filling in a registration page.
Has Twitter sign-in option
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Signing in with your Twitter account can be faster and easier if you don’t want to spend time on a registration page.
Has privacy options
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You can change your privacy settings so that not all content is available for public viewing.
The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
Doesn’t require account
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The app doesn't require you to make an account in order to log in and use the app.

Messaging features

You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
You can see the activity history – e.g., “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”
You can delete past messages, for example if they contain confidential or private information.
You can show that you are, for instance, busy or away. This is ideal if you are working but want to stay available for important messages.
Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
Has temporary text messages
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You can send a text message which will delete itself after a short time, so that it won't be saved on the other person’s device.
Has temporary images
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You can send an image which will delete itself after a short time, so that it won't be saved on the other person’s device.
Has two-way video chat
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You can have a one-on-one conversation with video.

Content sharing

You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.
Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.
You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.
can draw on photos
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You can create and share fun pictures with your own doodles on.
Captioning
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You can add captions and titles to your photos.
Can archive your old data
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When you archive old data, it will go into a special folder in case you ever need it. This means it is out of the way, but not deleted forever.
Has fun stickers
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Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.
maximum file size

1MB

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The largest file size you can share. The higher the limit, the less restricted you are when sharing content.

Contacts

It uses “two-way opt-in”
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This means that you have to add or accept contacts before being able to message. It prevents strangers sending you unwanted messages.
This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.
You can send a contact stamp
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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.
Contact any app user
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You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.
Has favorite contacts
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With favorite contacts you have quick access to the people who you communicate with most.
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