WhatsApp Alternatives for iPad

    WhatsApp is not available for iPad but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Telegram, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to WhatsApp and loads of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to WhatsApp are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Free Personal, Open Source), Wire (Free Personal, Open Source) and Skype (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2021

    1. Wickr is a free end-to-end encrypted text, video, picture and voice messenger with full sender control.
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    2. FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS.
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      Most users think FaceTime is a great alternative to WhatsApp.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • KaiOS
      Cross-platform - Get closer to everyone you love with simple, high-quality video calling on iOS and Android. Make one-to-one calls - See who’s already available to connect on Duo or invite a friend to join.
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    3. Librem Chat – end-to-end encrypted chat, VOIP, and video calling used by millions of people * Chat rooms * Share images, videos, and files * Make voice and video calls * Keep your conversations secret with end-to-end encryption * Free and open-source software
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    4. kMeet is a videoconferencing solution that respects your privacy for all your discussions. No e-mail address, no advertising and no registration are required. Your discussions are not analysed and are only transmitted through Infomaniak servers in Switzerland.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Brave
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      FortKnoxster is a multidevice easy-to-use private and secure messaging, calling, crypto wallet and cloud storage, using advanced end-to-end encryption and leveraging on blockchain technology.
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    5. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      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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    6. Lifesize Go gives you instant access to your own high-quality free video meeting space. Host meetings with up to eight participants from your phone or laptop without needing to download an application or install updates.
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    7. 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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