Brings the latest version of Implementation Signal for iOS (5.3.1) and Android (5.3.7) are a number of new mainstream chat additions to the encrypted messaging app that is becoming increasingly popular.
These include popular features such as: chat wallpapers, animated stickers, and an About section on your profile.
The iOS app now handles data more efficiently, bringing it closer to parity with the Android app.
Messaging apps like Signal and Telegram have seen an increase in growth in recent weeks.
Was done Advertising New features were reported for the first time on January 12, and reports have reported that they will be introduced in the beta version of Signal for Android released last week.
And using the chat backgrounds, you can choose from a number of the previous settings or specify your own image, and you can also set a background for a specific conversation or all of them, The trial version contains 24 animated stickers.
Meanwhile, the iOS app is more efficient with data, as iPhone users see a new setting to reduce data usage during calls.
There is also an option to automatically stop attachment downloads during calls, and improved image compression, among other improvements.
The new features reflect the app’s increasing popularity, as Signal users can create their own animated APNG sticker packs via the desktop version of the app.
Expanded chat list previews display the sender’s name in group chats, so it’s easy to decide which conversation threads to search first.
Signal has long been a popular messaging option for those who focus on communications security, and the European Commission required staff to move to Signal in February 2020.
The app is still focused on launching new security-focused features, such as encrypting conference video calls in December.
But more consumer-focused features, such as: wallpapers and stickers, could make Signal more accessible for users coming to the app from WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger.
Here’s a sneak peek at some new Signal features that will start rolling out in a few days:
• Chat wallpapers!
• About field for your Signal profile
• Animated stickers
For iOS: Media auto-download settings and full-screen profile photos (to match Android)
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– Signal (@signalapp) January 12, 2021