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5 best messaging apps for android

5 best messaging apps for android

Even before WeChat or WhatsApp came into existence, Yahoo Chat was the most popular way for people to interact not only with their present friends but also gave a chance to meet new like-minded people. However, even though Yahoo messenger still exists but its Chat rooms have shut down, and thus you cannot meet random users anymore.

If you have an android-based phone, you just need not worry, as there are many chat apps with great features that you can use on your phone, and thus you still can meet new people and make new friends. Even though there are many such apps, we shall now get to discover 5 best chat application for android that you can start using right away.

1. Skout

Skout is a popular chatting and dating application with an easy sign-up procedure and a clean interface. When you sign up you will get options – chatting, friends, and dating. You can click on either of them and then tap on next, which will allow you to view many profiles. Either you can tap on any profile to connect with them, or you may simply skip this section.

Like most other dating apps, here too you will need to add a photo to be able to connect fast. You surely can skip this section, but adding a photo increase chances of your profile showing up in the search results. After uploading your picture, you will be asked some personal details like your name, email, and DOB.

Using the application is very easy. Just click on the meet people section and you will be able to connect with them. By clicking on the “feature me” option your profile picture will display on the top of the meet me section, even though you may have to spend a bit to get featured. Chatting with this application is free, but you might have to pay a small amount to use some interesting features.


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2. MeetMe

MeetMe is a great app that does not allow fake profiles or bots. Before logging in you have to verify your details. After you have filled in your details, you will be taken to the website of this app wherein you have to enter your mobile phone number, next select a call/SMS option, get your code, and enter it to complete your verification process.

This app requires you to enable location services so that you can meet, discover, and chat with new people. You can tap on the “Locals” section and get to see people near you. Chatting with this app is free. You may send an icebreaker to any random user or you may even add a user as your friend. You can post status updates and upload your profile pic, but be careful, as all information will be public.


3. Meow

Meow is a great android app that combines social networking with chat by allowing you to meet new people and make new friends from anywhere in the world. The app has a clean and bright interface. In the Explore section, you can get to see a map, and at the bottom of the World map, you can see a list of people. This unique way of searching new friends is what makes this app so famous.

Just make sure you enable your mobile location service if you want people to locate you using the world map. Have a nice profile pic to make sure you are visible in the Explore section.


4. SayHi


This is a great location-based chat app for Android users. It has a world map using which you can find people in your area and chat with them. Even though your GPS shall be activated once you sign up and log in, but you have the option of deviating your location from the actual location by visiting the GPS deviation section in the setting’s menu. This helps you protect your privacy.

There is just one little problem with the app and that is if you want to chat with popular people (those who have flame icons next to their profile picture) then you need to spend points. However, you can easily earn these points for free by watching certain videos, downloading apps and so on. So, earn points, and enjoy chatting with the most interesting people.

5. Fav Talk

Fav Talk is a very simple app that helps connect like-minded people. Before you can begin chatting, you have to enter certain details, including your nickname, age, gender, nationality and select your group of interests. The algorithm of the app will then search like-minded women and men for you keeping in mind the interests you have selected. You can access your profile page and change these interests anytime you desire.

If you do not find a match, you can change the region, nationality, and age. Once you do find someone interesting, just add her/him to your list, tap on the chat section, and start conversing. Fav Talk is a great chat app for those who are interested in a blind date or just want to make friends with people having similar interests.