54points

iMessage

62points

Threema

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39 facts in comparison

iMessage vs Threema

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Threema
54
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iMessage
62
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Threema

Why is iMessage better than Threema?

  • Free app
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  • You can stay invisible
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  • Receive messages when offline
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  • 31 more languages supported
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  • Has a media gallery
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  • Drafts are automatically saved
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  • Has SMS inbox integration
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  • The app has a browser built-in
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Why is Threema better than iMessage?

  • It uses “two-way opt-in”
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  • Can be personalised
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  • Send audio voice clips
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  • Is compatible with Android
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  • You can send music files
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  • 19MB larger maximum file size
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  • Exports to e-mail
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  • Supports widgets
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General info

1.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.
2.Free app
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You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.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.
4.Can be personalised
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You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
5.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
6.Tablet-optimised
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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.

Contacts

1.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.
2.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.
3.Has existing contacts integration
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This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
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You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.
2.Has “message seen” notification
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You can see when someone has opened your message, so you know whether or not it has been read yet.
3.Send audio voice clips
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You can send a pre-recorded voice message.
4.You can stay invisible
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You don’t have to logout in order to appear offline.
5.You can switch off notifications
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You can set specific notifications to snooze mode if you don’t want to be disturbed during a specific time frame.
6.You can send your location
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Send a stamp to someone showing your current location. This saves a lot of messing around with directions.

Content sharing

1.You can send documents
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You can send documents using the app.
2.Syncs to the cloud
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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.
3.Has search option
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If you need to find something specific, you can search your data for certain keywords.
4.Has image preview
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You can see a small thumbnail of an image before opening it.
5.You can send music files
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You can share music files with your friends.
6.You can send videos
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You can send videos with the app.

Security

1.You do not need a SIM card to log in
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The app is not connected to your phone number, so you can use it on devices such as tablets without needing a SIM card.
2.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.

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