Free Telegram Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Telegram is Signal, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Telegram and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Telegram are Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Tox (Free, Open Source), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source) and Jitsi (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

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      Olvid, the most secure messaging app in the world. Olvid guarantees the total and definitive confidentiality of exchanges, relying solely on the mutual trust of interlocutors. For the first time, security does not rely on trusted servers.
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    1. Sesame is a messaging app that gives you a self-aware digital assistant to protect messages on your behalf: your own Personal Cognitive Messenger™.
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    2. Cyph is a secure communication tool designed to be extremely friendly for users of any technical skill level, providing such features as encrypted video calling and file transfers to both individuals and businesses.
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      Group messaging platform owned by Microsoft. It's absolutely free, whether you're talking to a group of friends, or texting with one person. Best of all, it works on nearly every phone, via push or SMS. With GroupMe, it's easy to reach anyone, anytime, anywhere.
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      Tencent QQ, generally referred to as QQ, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China, and has over 856.2 million users. In April 2010, QQ.com ranked 10th overall in Alexas internet rankings.


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      Full-featured XMPP messenger.
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      Turn your phone into a Walkie Talkie. Don't waste time on phone calls and voicemails.
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    3. Skype Lite lets you send free text messages and make voice & video calls even under limited network conditions. Stay connected Skype Lite is optimized for 2G and unstable network connections, so you can stay connected with friends and family.
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      • Steam
      The Steam Chat app includes many key features of the desktop Steam client chat, including: Friends List – See who’s in game or online at a glance. You'll see your custom categories and favorites bar just like you can on your PC.
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    4. With group calls up to 256 users, Video4sure is an easy way to make video calls or setup group meetings. No need to register, install or pay. As soon as you visit the home page, it generates a unique invite link that you can share with your contacts.
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