Snikket 4+

Easy privacy-friendly chat app

Snikket Community Interest Company

Designed for iPad

    • 3.9 • 10 Ratings
    • Free



The Snikket app allows you to join a worldwide communication network. Use the app for communicating with friends, family and colleagues without surrendering your data to large corporations.

Important Note: To get started with the app you need an invite to a Snikket service, or run your own. The app will not work unless you have an invite to join a Snikket service.

Snikket allows you to use a service provided by someone you trust. This could be an organisation, simply a techie friend or family member.

Both the app and service are 100% free and open-source software.

Questions? Browse our FAQ:

What’s New

Version 1.2

New features:

- Audio calls now use the earpiece by default, with an option to switch to speaker mode
- You can now send and receive locations with contacts
- Support for *styling* to add more _emphasis_ to your chats
- Detect and select a default telephony provider (compatible with

In addition to the new features, we've made many small but important user interface improvements throughout the app. Some of the more notable fixes and improvements:

- Improved default pictures for contacts and groups
- The notification count badge on the home screen is more reliable
- Your display name is now synchronized if you have multiple devices
- The message input area is now scrollable, handy if you are writing a long message
- Fixed some glitches that occur on iOS 15

We have also begun adding support for non-English languages to the app. Hurra!

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Matthewcha ,

Unread messages and missed calls

Would be nice if it were more obvious which messages haven’t been opened yet. Also, there doesn’t seem to be any indication when you’ve missed a call.

Carelesspe ,

No Delete option

Please add an auto delete (such as 3 day) option.

fu3x_ ,

Fix the app

There are so many issues I have with this and the notifications are buggy and the app is slow.

App Privacy

The developer, Snikket Community Interest Company, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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