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Wickr Me is one of the industry-leading secure and privacy-oriented applications with its state-of-the-art encryption and message settings.

Registration date
Wednesday October 6, 2021
Last seen
December 2, 2021

What is Wickr Me? Wickr Me is a free, cross-platform, and private messenger application that provides industry-leading secure instant messaging and calling, it is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, IOS, and Android. It was first developed by The Wickr Company in 2012 and was acquired by Amazon Web Service in June 2021. This article focuses on the Android version, we will discuss some of the key features.

Key features

  • End-to-end encryption: Every piece of data is fully encrypted so that every message, call, and data is fully private.

  • One-to-one messaging: You can text other users individually.

  • Group messaging (Up to 10 members): You can create groups of contacts to build teams.

  • Audio calling (One to one only): You can call other users individually.

  • Video calling (One to one only): You can call and see other users individually.

  • File share(Up to 10 MB): you can share files with other users.

  • Location sharing: You can share your location with other users.

  • Expiration timers: Expiration timers allows you to set a duration that dictates how long after a message is sent that it will be deleted. It can be set from 6 hours to 6 days.

  • Burn-on-read timers: Burn-on-read timers allows you to set a duration that dictates how long after a message has been read that it will be deleted. It can be set from 3 seconds to 6 days.

  • Federation: Communicate with Wickr Me or Pro users outside of your Network or Organization.

  • Screenshot detection: Every user will be notified if somebody takes a screenshot of the conversation.

Is Wickr Me safe?

It seems that the app has no history of security issues or abusive data collecting. As always, we recommend reading the official Privacy policy before installing.

Is Wickr Me free?

Wickr Me is totally free. If you get the paid pro or enterprise version you will get access to advanced features such as unlimited users per group, higher voice, and video call users limit, advanced login security features (2FA, complex password), and lots more management features.

Other alternatives

Even though Wickr Me has some unique features, some of them are also available on Signal or Telegram.

System requirements

Wickr Me requires android 5.0 and up.

Other platforms

Wickr Me is also available on Windows, Mac, Linux, and IOS.
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