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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, Element, Wire and Matrix.org.

WhatsApp alternatives are mainly Group Chat Apps but may also be Instant Messengers or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WhatsApp.
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  • Windows
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WhatsApp is an iPhone and Android messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

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  1. FortKnoxster icon

    FortKnoxster

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ End-to-End EncryptionFortKnoxster has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedFortKnoxster is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  2. Sesame Chat icon

    Sesame Chat

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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  3. Lifesize Video Conferencing icon

    Lifesize Video Conferencing

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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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  4. YeeCall icon

    YeeCall

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    YeeCall Messenger brings you amazing HD Video Call with retouch filter, crystal clear Voice Call, free Conference Call with up to 20 people, fastest and the most stable Messenger you ever have!

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  5. BlackBerry Messenger Enterprise icon

    BlackBerry Messenger Enterprise

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Blackberry 10

    BBM Enterprise enterprise messenger offers faster communication, collaboration and decision making while providing enhanced security over corporate data.

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  6. Tango icon

    Tango

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Tango allows you to easily connect with friends & family or make new friends. Make video & voice calls, send text messages, play games, send music messages powered by Spotify and more all for free.

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  7. textPlus icon

    textPlus

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Nokia Store
    • Kindle Fire

    textPlus is the best way to send unlimited text messages from your android, iPhone, iPod, kindle, and windows devices with your textPlus phone number free and calling for just pennies.

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  8. Tribe Messaging icon

    Tribe Messaging

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Tribe is the easiest way to message. Just press and hold to record a message. Release to send.

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  9. Free secure Germany-based messenger available for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Sicher has true end-to-end encryption of both text messages and file attachments.

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  10. Tencent QQ icon

    Tencent QQ

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Facebook

    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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