The latest update for the Signal app is the release of iOS (version 5.3.1) and Android (5.3.7) with several new features that make the messaging platform more in line with other popular apps such as wallpapers. chat.
Along with the chat wallpapers, the new Signal update adds animated stickers, an ‘About’ section, and makes the iOS app handle data more efficiently. Signal first announced the new features on January 11and Android Police reported they were released to the beta version of Signal for Android last week.
As for the iOS version of Signal, it includes new options to configure less data usage during calls. There is also an option to automatically pause downloading of attachments during calls, improved image compression, and more. The edge notes that this brings the iOS version of Signal closer to feature parity with the Android version.
The move was further fueled by a recommendation from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who simply tweeted “Use signal. “
Signal has long offered a privacy approach to chat and developed the Signal Protocol used by various messaging platforms, including WhatsApp, to provide end-to-end encryption. These new features can help WhatsApp users switching to Signal feel more at home and hopefully continue to use Signal.
Source: The edge