Signal has become the most popular messaging app in India. The non-profit-owned messaging app rose to fame after billionaire Elon Musk suggested his Twitter followers to download Signal. It is a cross-platform encrypted messaging service available on iOS, Android, and Windows. Like WhatsApp, it offers end-to-end encryption for messages and media shared between users. You can make video and voice calls on the Signal app. Users can also send photos, videos, and links. To use Signal, users must create an account and register their phone number. Here is how to register a phone number on Signal app.
How to register a phone number on Signal app
Signal is among the most popular messaging app currently in India and many other countries. The app recently topped the App Store charts on Android and iOS as the most popular app. Registering on Signal is very simple. Users need to download the Signal app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and create an account. Users will need to register their phone number to successfully create an account on Signal.
Following are the steps to register a phone number on Signal:
Step 1) Download the Signal app in case you haven’t. You can download the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.
Step 2) Open the app and enter your phone number.
Step 3) Tap “Register”.
Step 4) Wait for the SMS verification code to arrive. You can also request for a certification call if you have not received an SMS. After the timer finishes counting down, tap Call or I didn’t get a code > Call me instead.
Step 5) Enter the verification code.
Step 6) Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the Signal registration process.
Signal offers many features that are available on WhatsApp and other messaging apps.
What are your thoughts on the Signal app? Will you delete WhatsApp and switch to Signal instead? Do let us know in the comments below.
Can you tell if someone is online on Signal?
No, you cannot tell if someone is online on Signal or not. The messaging platform does not have the Online and last seen feature, which is present in WhatsApp. Furthermore, users can also disable typing indicators on Signal.
What happens when you delete the Signal account?
The company says that when you delete your Signal account, it will actually delete all your account data. It will also delete the registration between your existing account and your phone number.
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