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How to Unsend a Message in Signal

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Started using the popular Signal messenger app for iPhone to safeguard your user data and privacy? Considering you’re new to the platform, you may have trouble getting a hang of all the messaging features that the app has to offer. One key feature that you wouldn’t want to miss as a new user is the ability to delete sent messages – in other words, to unsend a message.

Most messaging platforms lets their users delete a message after sending it, for both the sender and the recipient. For those who aren’t aware, Apple’s iMessage does not fall under that…

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How to Disable Read Receipts in Signal

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Are you one of those many people who recently made the switch to Signal as their primary instant messaging platform? If so, you may have trouble getting a hang of all the available privacy-related settings, like disabling read receipts for example.

Almost all messaging services offer the Read Receipt feature these days allowing you to easily check when the texts you sent were read by the recipient. However, the steps to access these settings vary from platform to platform and that’s exactly why we decided to cover it for Signal. If you’re coming from…

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How to Disable Typing Indicators in Signal

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Looking to be sneaky while texting your friends and colleagues on Signal? Not everyone wants to let the other person know that they’re typing. Signal gives you a unique setting unlike most other messaging platforms that allow you to disable typing indicators if necessary.

Most messaging platforms today indicate you when someone is typing a message. Although this is a really nice feature to have so that you don’t leave the chat during the middle of a conversation, it has its fair share of negatives. Accidental presses can trigger the typing indicator, and…

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How to Add & Remove People in Signal Group Chat

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If you’ve been motivated by others to get on the popular Signal messenger app, chances are decent that you also got invited and added to a group chat. Group chats are a quick way to get started on a new messaging platform and hence, you may be looking to add some of your friends to the group as well.

Signal has been the talk of the town lately, mostly due to appreciation by popular media for its vast array of privacy-oriented features. Therefore, it’s no surprise that some of your friends decided to try it out and requested you to install the app as well….

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How to Create a Signal Group & Signal Group Link on iPhone

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Did you recently start using Signal messenger to text your friends, family, and colleagues? You’re certainly not the only one in that regard, as many iPhone and Android users have been making the switch due to privacy or security concerns. Considering you’re new to the platform, you may not know how to get started with groups within the Signal app.

If you’re one of those many people who switched over from WhatsApp, creating a group in Signal would be fairly similar. On the other hand, iMessage users may find it to be very different due to the fact that…

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How to Use Disappearing Messages in Signal

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If you’re a Signal messenger user, you can further improve the security and privacy of your Signal communications and messages by enabling and using the disappearing messages feature. Just as it sounds, disappearing messages causes Signal to automatically disappear and remove messages after a specified time period. Even better is that it’s customizable, so you can set disappearing messages to be enabled for specific contacts, and you can toggle the feature off and on at any time (as can the other person you’re communicating with).

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How to Use Signal Messenger on iPhone

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Interested in setting up and using Signal messenger on iPhone? For those who are unfamiliar, Signal is a privacy-oriented messaging application that lets you send and receive encrypted messages across various platforms including iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux. In addition to sending and receiving encrypted text messages, images and other media, you can also make encrypted video and voice calls with Signal too.

The Signal app has been around for a couple of years and has gained popularity several times before, including after being mentioned in…

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