Alternative apps to WhatsApp for Android:
  • 4.2
    914 votes
    Facebook Messenger, the official Facebook app, allows you to instantly reach friends on their smart phones, feature phones or desktop computers. Also available here for iOS, and Windows Phone.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
  • 4.2
    607 votes
    Free calls, text and picture sharing with anyone, anywhere.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android
  • 4.1
    972 votes
    BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) is the best way to connect and share instant messages, pictures and more for free, in real time.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
  • 4.3
    116 votes
    There are no limits. Call and message as much as you want.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Android/iOS
  • 4.2
    138 votes
    50 million users love Kik! It's the fast, simple, and personal smartphone messenger that connects you to everyone you love to talk to.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS/Windows Phone
  • 4.3
    1514 votes
    Free text messaging and free video calls with more than 300 million people. Now aslo available for Windows and Mac desktop computers.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 4.1
    29 votes
    Telegram is the best alternative to Whatsapp. It’s multiplatform, simple and free.
    • Freeware
    • Multiple OS
  • 4.3
    27 votes
    Hangouts brings one-on-one and group conversations to life with photos, emoji, and video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. Brought to you by Google. (Replaces Google Talk)
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • 4.9
    7 votes
    Free calls, text messages, photo and video sharing – one app with all the functions you need to keep in touch with friends. Use ICQ and don’t worry about rates.
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • Not rated yet
    0 votes
    Introducing Google Allo, a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more. Express yourself better with stickers, doodles, and HUGE emojis & text. Allo brings you the Google Assistant, preview edition.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
  • 3/5
    1 votes
    KakaoTalk is a fast and multifaceted messaging app. Send messages, photos, videos, voice notes and your location for free. Make chatting extra fun with an array of emoticons and sticker collections.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • 4.5/5
    2 votes
    Experience the free messenger that everyone’s talking about.
    • Freeware
    • Android
  • 4.8
    6 votes
    ChatON is a global mobile messenger for various platform users in the world.
    • Freeware
    • Android/iOS
  • Not rated yet
    0 votes
    Franz is a free messaging app that combines chat & messaging services into one application. Franz currently supports Slack, WhatsApp, WeChat, HipChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Hangouts, GroupMe, Skype, and more.
    • Freeware
    • Windows/macOS/Linux
  • Not rated yet
    0 votes
    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops
    • Freeware
    • Android