With WhatsApp’s new data policy announcement that will come into effect in May, many users are transferring to Signal. Like other messaging apps, Signal is primarily used for messaging other users of the app, however on Android devices you can set Signal as your default SMS messaging app (this functionality isn’t available on iPhone). You will not only be able to send messages to your Signal contacts, but also send and receive messages with your phone number. In this article we give you a step by step guide to make Signal your default messenger.
To start you will need to open Signal. If you haven’t already installed Signal, download Signal here.