Whatsapp has been in the discussion about its new privacy for some time and during this time, its rival app Signal came into the discussion. The signal became very popular among the users as soon as it came into the discussion and its popularity can be gauged from the fact that its download number has exceeded 50 lakhs. Users using the Signal app must have experienced that most of the features in this app are similar to Whatsapp, which gives you a feel of Whatsapp. Here we are giving you information about such features used in Signal which are exactly similar to WhatsApp.
Lock feature: Like Whatsapp lock, users will also get the app lock feature to keep chat private in Signal. Where users can lock the app with the help of PIN, passcode and biometric authentication.
Disappearing Message: Disappearing message feature was made available on Whatsapp some time back. After activating it, your Whatsapp messages are automatically deleted within 7 days. In the same way, you can also activate the disappearing message feature in Signal in which the sender can set the time between 5 seconds to 7 days.
Calling feature: Like Whatsapp, you will get calling feature in the Signal app too. However, this feature is currently available in the beta version but will soon be fully rolled out for users.
Dark Mode: In Signal, users will get dark mode similar to Whatsapp. Users can use the signal comfortably in both dark and light mode using this feature.
End to end encryption: Whatsapp has also been given the popular and most special feature end to end encryption which is also present in Signal. This means that only you or the person to whom you have sent messages can read your messages.
Desktop Support: If you want, you can use the Signal app by connecting it to a desktop. For this, you will get the facility of scanning QR code just like Whatsapp.
Media Sharing: Users can also share their photos and documents with each other using the media sharing feature in the Signal app.
Archive Chat: In the Signal app, users can access their chat by removing it from the main screen just like WhatsApp.
Forward message: In WhatsApp, users get the facility of the forward message, in the same way, messages can also be forwarded in the signal.
Audio Message: Many times in WhatsApp, users also send messages through their audio. At the same time, users can send audio messages through the Signal app.