36points

TextSecure

TextSecure
vs

TextSecure review: 28 facts and highlights

TextSecure
36
points
TextSecure

Why is TextSecure better than the average?

  • Higher rating on Google Play
    ?

    4.4vs4.15
  • Smaller application size (Android app)
    ?

    3.9MBvs12.22MB
  • More languages supported
    ?

    23vs15.9

General info

1.Free app
?

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

TextSecure
2.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.

TextSecure
3.Is compatible with Android
?

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

TextSecure
4. smaller application size (Android app)
?

The application requires less storage space on your device. A smaller size means there is more space on your device for other applications, as well as other data such as photos and music.

Best

TigerText Pro

3MB

3.9MB

5.Can be personalised
?

You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.

TextSecure
6.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.

TextSecure

Users

1.Higher rating on Google Play
?

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

Best

Troop Messenger

4.5

4.4

2. more estimated monthly users
?

With more users it is likely that more people you know will use the app too.

Best

Snapchat

4500m

10m

Contacts

1.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.

TextSecure
2.Has existing contacts integration
?

This means you can easily access and communicate with contacts from your existing phonebook.

TextSecure
3.Contact any app user
?

You can browse and contact any of your fellow app users.

For example

Troop Messenger

TextSecure

Messaging features

1.Shows that someone is typing
?

You can see when someone is typing a reply, which can prevent confusion.

For example

Troop Messenger

TextSecure
2.Has “message seen” notification
?

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

For example

Troop Messenger

TextSecure
3.Send audio voice clips
?

You can send a pre-recorded voice message.

TextSecure
4.Has the option to delete message history
?

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

TextSecure
5.Shows when a user was last active
?

You can see activity history, eg. “User last active yesterday at 9:30.”

For example

Troop Messenger

TextSecure
6.Receive messages when offline
?

The app allows you to send and receive messages even when you are offline. Apps with support for offline messaging usually use peer-to-peer networks and/or Bluetooth.

TextSecure

Content sharing

1.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.

TextSecure
2.Has image preview
?

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

TextSecure
3.You can send videos
?

You can send videos with the app.

TextSecure
4.You can send music files
?

You can share music files with your friends.

TextSecure
5.Has fun stickers
?

Stickers are a quick and fun way to communicate.

For example

Troop Messenger

TextSecure
6.You can send picture messages
?

You can send picture messages, such as photos or drawings, with the app.

TextSecure

Security

1.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.

TextSecure
2.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.

TextSecure

Which are the best messaging apps?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.