7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android 2016

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There are tons of Messengers available for Android users but not all of them are Good and useful.

Although, Every Instant Messaging Application does the same job but there are those little extra and unique features that attracts the most. Instant Messaging Apps are free to use and download. You just need to activate Internet connection on your Android device to send texts, images, videos and other files via these beautiful Applications.

Whether you are new Android user or an old, If you are looking for Best Instant Messaging Apps to connect with your friends and family instantly without paying a single penny for that then this post will definitely help you choose a best Instant Messenger for your Android device.

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Here are the 7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android :

  1. WhatsApp
  2. Skype
  3. Messenger
  4. Viber
  5. Google Allo
  6. Hike
  7. Line

1. WhatsApp

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android

WhatsApp Messenger is a free Instant Messaging App for Android. It is most popular of all and has crossed milestone of 1 billion downloads on Google Play. No doubt, WhatsApp remains on the top because of its simplicity, reliability and there is no need to sign up. Using WhatsApp, a user can initiate WhatsApp phone calls, send audios, videos, photos, locations, contacts and other document files. UI of WhatsApp is user-friendly. The developers have avoided big stickers, smileys and GIFs thus WhatsApp is quick and trap free.

It is must use IM App because your friends might already be using WhatsApp for texting each other.

Main Features :

  • Free Calls
  • Group Chat
  • Always Logged In
  • WhatsApp Web and more…

Free Download

2. Skype

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android
Skype is best for Video Calling. This App is mostly used for video calling purpose but its Instant Messaging ability can not be ignored. You will have to login before you can use any features offered by this App. Skype will let you make free Group video calls and voice calls. Features of Skype include instant messaging, group chatting, media/file sharing, video calling, emoji and more.

Skype is available for smartphones, PCs, tablets and Macs.

Main Features :

  • Free voice calls
  • Free video calls/ Group video calls
  • Group Chat
  • Call mobiles and landlines at low rates ( Skype to Skype calling is free ) and more…

Free Download

3. Messenger

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android

Messenger is Facebook’s official instant messaging App. The App has some faults or defects but still became one of the most popular messaging apps ever with more than 1bn installs. Messenger instantly connects you with your Facebook friends. Users can send messages, create groups for enabling group chatting, share photos and videos, initiate free calls and lot more.

Main Features :

  • Group chats
  • Chat heads
  • Free calls
  • Know when people have seen your messages and lot more…
Free Download

4. Viber

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android

Viber is another free messenger that keeps you connected with your friends through Internet connection (Wi-Fi or your data plan like every other messenger mentioned in this list). Users get freedom to connect with friends and family using instant messaging, voice calls or live video chats. Other than this Viber offers thousands of free and paid stickers and emoji icons.

Main Features :

  • Free voice or video calls
  • Hide chats
  • Group chat
  • No need for an username or login information and more…
Free Download

5. Google Allo

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android

Google Allo is another messaging app developed by Google. It has every typical mobile messaging features such as chat, photo messaging, stickers and emojis. Google Allo adds AI assistant functions like Cortana or Siri. Google Assistant will help you find restaurants nearby, share videos to watch, and get answers, right in your conversation with friends.

Main Features :

  • Google Assistant like Siri or Cortana
  • Incognito mode
  • SHOUT or whisper
  • Respond to messages without typing and couple more…

Free Download

6. Hike

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for Android

It is a great free Instant Messenger with every typical messaging features. Hike offline is one of the best feature ever which helps you when your friends do not have Internet connection active on their device. Allows users to hide all their private chats from the world and access them only with a password. With Hike, you can send nearly any media or document files.

Free hike to non-hike SMS ( Only for Indian users ).

Main Features :

  • Group chats
  • Free hike calling and video calling
  • Hike News
  • Hike offline ( Send SMS at no cost ) and lot more…

7. Line

7 Best Instant Messaging Apps for AndroidLine is another popular Instant Messaging App and has over 600 million users worldwide. The features of line is similar to facebook and other messenger. Line users can send unlimited messages and also can make free voice and video calls. You can also post your day-to-day activities on your Timeline or comment on your friends’ posts.

Main Features :

  • Profile videos
  • Free voice and video calls
  • Group chats
  • Sticker Shop and few more…
Free Download

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Last updated: November 6, 2016

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I am Mihir Gadhvi, author of this post. Currently, a BMS student and I love spending quality time on Social Networks. I manage All Social pages of 3nions.

2 comments

Muhammad Ahmad

Hi Mihir,
I just came to know about your blog from your Facebook’s share…
Lemme tell you that you’ve got an awesome blog 🙂
Design is amazing and simple as simplicity is always best 😉
Coming to the post, I like whatsapp, facebook messenger and Viber for messaging.
Thanks for expanding my list about Messaging apps.
~ Ahmad

I’m glad to hear that you liked my blog. Thanks to illustrake.com for the design the site is currently underconstruction.
Hope You stay connected with us ~
Mihir

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