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How to Turn on Registration Lock in Signal

Signal, the secure messaging application, ties itself to your phone number. For extra protection against thieves stealing your phone number, you can enable Registration Lock, preventing anyone from registering another account…

How to See and Manage Linked Devices in Signal

Signal is a secure messaging app that takes your privacy very seriously. By default, messages only go to your phone, but you can add other devices that will receive copies, letting you chat from your computers and tablets. He…

How to Send Disappearing Messages in Signal

Don’t want your messages sent through Signal to remain on someone’s phone? You can use the Disappearing Messages feature to automatically delete all messages in a chat after a set time. Here’s how to send disappearing message…

How to Delete Your Signal Account

Signal is one of the few popular messaging apps that offer end-to-end encryption. While the service is great, it might not be for everyone. If you’re looking to say goodbye, here’s how to delete your Signal account….

How to Use Signal on Your Desktop Computer

Signal is a popular app for those looking for a privacy-focused alternative to WhatsApp, Telegram, and Facebook Messenger. It has many of the features you’d expect from a messaging service, including a desktop app. We’ll sho…

How to Install Signal Desktop on Linux

Signal is the privacy-focused smartphone messaging app everyone seems to be using. You can also use Signal on a Windows PC, Mac—or Linux computer. It’s easy to install and register it to your Signal account….

How to Use Sticker Packs in Signal

Just like WhatsApp, you can use sticker packs in Signal. The encrypted messaging app offers a couple of sticker packs to get you started. If those aren’t enough, you can download awesome third-party stickers and use them dire…

How to Check If Signal Is Down

Is Signal down? At the start of 2021, the encrypted chat app has seen a wave of new users who want to keep their conversations private. Here’s how to check whether Signal is down for everyone else.

The 5 Best Alternatives to WhatsApp

WhatsApp has become ubiquitous with mobile messaging, but it’s not for everyone. If you’re suffering from WhatsApp fatigue or you don’t like the privacy issues with this Facebook-owned app, here are the best WhatsApp alternat…
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