Reviewed in Surveillance Self-Defence ...and Stuff
Take back SMS / Text Messaging [GP]: Encrypts your SMS's in storage using a passphrase. When messaging another TextSecure user, it can send encrypted messages over the internet, with photo / video / audio attachements. Alternatively, it can send encrypted SMS's. Your phone number is your identity.
Reviewed in Top Security Apps
A stock sms replacement app focused on your privacy. Use the key exchange feature to be sure the message you are sending only goes to the person it is intended for. A great part of this app is, unlike other secure messengers, the other person doesn't have to also use this app.
Pockets6794 - Became my default SMS app very quickly. Looks great, great functionally. Light weight.
Reviewed in Security/Privacy
Encrypt your texts and befuddle the creepers. (CM10.2 nightlies are getting "WhisperPush" encrypted texting, if you aren't running that or are not rooted this app will allow you to send/receive encrypted texts to/from someone who is, as well as to anyone else running the app)
Reviewed in Simple , Easy & Useful Apps & Games
Simple and secure with encryption messenger. It acts as a IM when messaging to other text secure users. Messages to other text secure users are free. It can act as a messaging app when messaging to Non-Text secure users. Messages to NOn-Text secure users are as per your carrier plan. A secure Alternative to Whatsapp with simple and clean Interface. It can also act as a messaging app when doing for non- text secure users.
Privacy is possible, Signal makes it easy. Using Signal, you can communicate instantly while avoiding SMS fees, create groups so that you can chat in real time with all your friends at once, and share media or attachments all with complete privacy. The server never has access to any of your communication and never stores any of your data.
★ Say Anything. Signal uses an advanced end to end encryption protocol that provides privacy for every message every time.
★ Open Source. Signal is Free and Open Source, enabling anyone to verify its security by auditing the code. Signal is the only private messenger that uses open source peer-reviewed cryptographic protocols to keep your messages safe.
★ Be Yourself - Signal uses your existing phone number and address book. There are no separate logins, usernames, passwords, or PINs to manage or lose.
★ Group Chat. Signal allows you to create encrypted groups so you can have private conversations with all your friends at once. Not only are the messages encrypted, but the Signal server never has access to any group metadata such as the membership list, group title, or group icon.
★ Fast. The Signal protocol is designed to operate in the most constrained environment possible. Using Signal, messages are instantly delivered to friends.
★ Speak Freely - Make crystal-clear phone calls to people who live across town, or across the ocean, with no long-distance charges.
Signal is not currently compatible with tablets, but support for larger screens is on our roadmap and will be included in a future release!
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