Signal Messenger is a messaging app which has been known as the most secure messaging app for long. Signal is not just the most secure messaging app. It actually offers a number of great features all packed in a simple user-interface. Signal application implements latest technology to encrypt all the messages and calls. Previously, Signal application was only available on mobile devices. But in its latest update, Signal has offered a desktop version as well. In this article, I will provide you with the link to download Signal desktop along with the tutorials on how to get started with the desktop version.
Signal messenger features
The first and most important and most significant feature of Signal messenger is its security. Signal implements end-to-end encryption to all the messages transferred via this application. End-to-end encryption means only the two ends of the conversation are able to view the messages and no in-between person would be able to intercept messages. This ensures that it would be impossible to hack Signal messages. Signal allows users to verify Signal users and make sure that the encryption keys for the certain conversation are not tampered with. The desktop version of this app is also as safe as the mobile version, so you can download Signal desktop to have a safe conversation with your friends on your computer.
Considering the fact that Signal is more secure than Telegram or WhatsApp, this app is more reliable than any other messaging application. Also, by installing this app on your mobile device, you can make voice and video calls which are encrypted and cannot be intercepted.
Another feature you can have if you download Signal desktop is fast messaging. Although all messages transferred via Signal are encrypted and decrypted, but this does not reduce the speed of messaging. Signal also offers other features such as group messaging, sending photos and audio files, and sharing files with different formats.
Signal was available only for mobile devices until recently that it offered support for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
How to setup Signal desktop
In order to start using Signal on your desktop computer, you first need to download Signal desktop from the links provided below. The installation process is totally fast and easy and it won’t take more than a few minutes. To use Signal desktop, you won’t require to create a new Signal account. In fact, you can sync your Signal account which is on your mobile phone with your computer.
In order to do so, run the application after you have installed Signal on your computer. You will see a page containing a QR code. Now launch Signal application on your mobile phone and navigate to Settings > Linked devices > Link New device. Now what you need to do is to scan the QR code on your computer with your phone camera to sync your mobile phone and computer. When you have successfully scanned the QR code, you can start messaging on your Signal desktop.
Download Signal desktop
If you are eager to use this application on your computer, you can download Signal desktop from the link below. You can also download Signal application for your mobile from the link below. I hope you found this tutorial useful. Please don’t hesitate to ask your questions in the comments section.
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