There is something honest about being anonymous and the best anonymous texting apps for Android aim to capture the feeling and bring it to the forefront. There are many reasons why one would want to be anonymous in this day and age and these apps absolutely know the value of privacy. Whether you just want to socialize among other anonymous Internet citizens or have a conversation without revealing your identity, the best anonymous chatting apps for Android will aid you well.
Surprisingly, there was a serious lack of generally great anonymous texting apps for Android on Google Play Store. Many of them were not as anonymous as they would suggest while others were of extremely poor quality when it came to connectivity and social interactions. Thankfully, I was able to find a couple of great ones that will surely make it a lot easier for you to remain anonymous while chatting. Although, I would’ve liked a bigger pool to select from, the best anonymous texting apps for Android should suffice for the time being.
Writer’s Note: The best anonymous texting apps for Android were tested on a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. The apps worked perfectly fine and no problems were faced during testing. However, in a few apps it took a while to connect to another anonymous chatter partly due to the time differences and partially because not a lot of people are keen on using anonymous texting apps for Android. All of the apps will require an active Internet connection for online interactions.
Whisper is not just an anonymous texting app for Android but also a social platform that allows you to express yourself without any restrictions. It’s an online community where people come to share their true thoughts, even ask for advice and generally be social with each other without having to give out any personal information. You can easily chat with other Whisper users and it is indeed a great way to meet new people. There are several groups available in the app for you to join and start chatting with like-minded people. There is also an option of finding people who are nearby, so you get more local folks to mingle with. The chatting interface is fairly standard and allows you to chat anonymously, attach pictures and even send GIFs to other people. Overall it’s a great app to chat anonymously on Android.
Cipher is an anonymous dating app that allows you to chat anonymously without giving any kind of personal information. Of course, you don’t actually have to go on dates because that would defeat its purpose. However, if you do click with someone, there is an option to share your info with them. Right on the start you’ll be asked to choose any username and password or even pick any automatically generated profile and get started.
If you already know someone you want to chat with, you can search them by their username or opt to chat with complete strangers. Any photos or media you share with someone will be stored in a secret folder and its contents won’t show up in your photo gallery. Even the notifications will be disguised as an error with the settings. If you truly want to keep your conversations private, you can further protect them by setting up a password or pin code for each chat. The app also allows you to use your finger print to unlock a particular chat, if your smartphone has the hardware.
Chatting with strangers and meeting new people is really easy in Anonymous Chat Rooms. There are a ton of different rooms for you to join and socialize without the worry of your personal information being displayed anywhere. You can even have your own secret identity and share your thoughts and confessions behind the mask of anonymity. If you’re worried about conversations getting out of hand, there are over 500 automatic filters that can easily catch any kind of bullying and ban the offender.
You’ll be able to chat with real people and carry a conversation in your own local language. You also have the option of chatting with local people or foreigners; globally making this an ideal anonymous chatting app for Android. If you find someone like-minded, you can go on in a private conversation with them and even send pictures and videos, all this is done anonymously.
Ragchews is a relatively new app, so there are not many users you can find to chat with. However, I was able to find a few chats after a few minutes of waiting. The app is a safe chatting application that allows you to find people with same interests and chat with them anonymously. If you click with someone, you can easily ask them for their personal information and they can share it if they wish.
The app also has the option of pairing you up with someone depending on the target location you specified. You can even select what kind of interests you have and the app will try to find someone like-minded. The app doesn’t track or give away location beyond the initial city and town. If you find someone interesting, you can easily add them in your favorites. However, favorites can only be added with mutual consent, making this a great anonymous chat app for Android.
TruthFul is a well-designed anonymous texting app for Android that allows you to send and receive messages anonymously. You can easily get messages from people you already know, allowing them to express themselves freely and give you unhindered advice. You can also return the favor by anonymously messaging your friends and family without disclosing your identity. This allows the people talking to you, to be completely honest with you and give their truthful opinions. It is not a traditional texting app for sure but the idea is unique and exciting. If used rightly, this app has a lot of potential.
These were a few anonymous texting apps for Android that actually keep your identity hidden and doesn’t give it away without your consent. Although, the collection is a little lackluster, they are some of the best ones in the business and do provide a great experience. I’m sure new anonymous texting and chatting apps will pop up as time goes by and we will be updating this list accordingly. Until then, I hope these apps will serve you well and you’ll enjoy making new friends anonymously.
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