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Adium Alternatives for iPhone

Adium is not available for iPhone but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPhone alternative is Element, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Adium and many of them are available for iPhone so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPhone alternatives to Adium are Facebook Messenger, Trillian, Imo and XMPP.

Adium alternatives are mainly Instant Messengers but may also be Encrypted Chat Apps or Video Calling Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adium.
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  • FreeOpen Source
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  1. Element icon

    Element

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    • Cloudron

    Element is a secure collaboration and messaging app based on the Matrix protocol. It’s decentralised to deliver digital sovereignty, and based on an open standard for easy connections and interoperability. It is end-to-end encrypted by default.

    Video calls for desktop and mobile
  2. Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at once and more.

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    Facebook Messenger vs Adium opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Facebook Messenger is still a legitimate alternative to Adium, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

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  3. Trillian icon

    Trillian

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between all of them! We think conversation should be easily shared between all of your devices, not trapped as text messages on your phone.

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    It uses a Trillian account, not Jabber, AIM, MSN, etc

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  4. Imo icon

    Imo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • iPad

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  5. XMPP icon

    XMPP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows Phone
    • Self-Hosted

    is the open standard for messaging and presence. XMPP powers emerging technologies like IoT, WebRTC, and social.

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  6. ICQ icon

    ICQ

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    ICQ is one of the oldest instant messengers. First developed by the Israeli company Mirabilis, sold to AOL, sold again and currenly owned by the Russian "mail.ru" group (known for one of the largest social networks).

    ICQ for Windows
  7. Threads icon

    Threads

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Threads is a platform designed to make work more inclusive by empowering teams to discuss and make decisions at scale.

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    IM+

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire

    Chat everywhere! IM+ is the most widely used mobile IM app! Connect all-in-one to MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter on ALL popular mobile platforms.

    The widest selection of unique features that you won't find in any other IM client!.

    IM+ Web Messenger
  9. Librem Chat icon

    Librem Chat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • PureOS (Purism)
    • F-Droid

    Librem Chat offers you an end-to-end encrypted chat application including text, voice, and video for one-on-one calls and large group chats. Based on the universal Matrix chat protocol ensuring you can communicate with people inside or outside the librem.

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  10. iMessage icon

    iMessage

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Love iMessage on your iPhone? You'll love it on your Mac, too. Messages lets you send unlimited messages to anyone on a Mac, iOS device, or Apple Watch.

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