Nowadays, traditional SMS text message is almost dead. Easy-to-use messaging apps are now in the limelight. WhatsApp, Telegram, and all other apps out there offer free text messaging. And not to mention, the features for voice calling, video hangout, or file-sharing to other users.
There are a lot of instant messaging apps available, and you can choose them according to your taste and needs. This is the new way to communicate. Also, it is easier than talking on the phone or waiting for a reply to your email.
Here are the 6 Best Instant Chat apps for Android/iOS that I sort out for you:
WhatsApp is a simple and secure messaging app available for free for Android, iOS, and other smartphones. It uses the internet connection to let you message and call your contacts. WhatsApp let you send and receive text, voice and video messages. Also, you can share documents, photos, videos file with friends.
Also, WhatsApp let you do group chats with your contacts. It also available on your desktop so you can send and receive messages right from your browser. It does not rely on username or password; you need a phone number just like SMS. Besides, Whatsapp allow you to share current location, customize wallpapers and notification sounds, broadcast messages to multiple contacts at once.
Additionally, there’s no extra charge to use WhatsApp internationally.
Viber is a messenger that is faster & easier than texting on your phone that also for free. This messenger also uses your phone’s internet connection to let you send text messages, share photos & videos. Additionally, you can add stickers, or make voice calls and video chats for free.
You can send text messages, snap photos and shoot videos, draw doodles, share locations, record audio messages and send files. Furthermore, It brings your messages to life by sending playful and colorful stickers, animations, and emoticons.
Not only you can group chats with up to 200 members but also you can ‘like’ each other’s messages. Again, no need to worry about username or password. You just need your phone number. It also can instantly integrate your contact list. Additionally, you can play games with friends & challenge their scores.
Viber messenger now automatically encrypted your all conversation so no need worries about the third party.
Telegram is a super-fast, simple, secure and free messaging app. This app also can integrate sync across all of your devices. You can send an unlimited number of messages, photos, videos. You can also share any file format with this app. Also, Telegram lets you groups chat with up to 5000 people. Moreover, you can create channels here, and this app allows you to sends messages to unlimited subscribers.
Facebook Messenger let you instantly reach the people in your life for free. Not only just Facebook friends but also you can message people in your phone book. Create groups with an unlimited number of friends. Also, you can shoot videos and photos right from the app and send them with one tap. As usual like another messenger it also offers free voice and video call.
Skype is famous for its video calling feature. Furthermore, you can send a super-fast instant message, or you can call internationally from a personal design number. Also, you can have the video conversation with up to 25 people. You can also call outside of Skype with very low fees. Additionally, you can add up to 300 people to group chat.
WeChat is a messaging and calling app that allows you to connect with people across borders easily. It’s a communications app for text, voice, video calls, moments, photo sharing, and games. Again, you can calls to landlines and mobile internationally at low rates. Also, you can add 500 people to group chats and up to 9 people to group video calls. Moreover, you can add customize wallpaper and notification sound.