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Bridgefy is a messaging app that works when you don't have access to the Internet. Simply turn on Bluetooth and start sending messages. Ideal for traveling, natural disasters, rural communities, music festivals, sports stadiums, and more.
Use the Broadcast tab of the app so you can chat with other Bridgefy users within your Bluetooth's antenna range (about 330 ft or 100 m) during tough times in which Internet connectivity is complicated. Please keep in mind Broadcast messages can be seen by anybody nearby.

How to start using Bridgefy:

1.- Turn on Bluetooth
2.- Open Bridgefy, making sure you have an Internet connection (only needed the very first time you open it)
3.- Go to the Broadcast tab
4.- Start sharing messages with people that are within 330 ft. (100 mts) from you

Please refer to the FAQ tab for instructions on how to start a private chat!

You don't need to add contacts to Bridgefy. The app automatically detects other Bridgefy users around you and lets you chat using the Broadcast section.

Please keep in mind Broadcast messages can be seen by anybody nearby.

Updates and app support:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bridgefy
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bridgefy

What’s New

Version 3.1.5

Bug fixes and improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Mrsketchys Review ,

Getting Better

With the app being overhauled in June, I wanted to take a second look. The app continues to look great and I assume works well (not been camping since Covid-19 hit). While the app is good for casual communication, you’ll want to remember that messages are not encrypted. Additionally the company does store your contact into on their servers. When I clicked to view their privacy policy, I was taken to a dead link. So I still have reservations with that functionality. That said, you can use the app in a “open broadcast” kind of way, which doesn’t require sharing any contact info. Which is nice. Reminds me of the old Nintendo DS pico-chat rooms. Could be fun / handy on planes, trains, ect

Developer Response ,

Hi there! Sorry you were experiencing issues. We updated our app in early June and got rid of some bugs, and now you don't need to verify with your phone number, and online messaging isn't supported anymore. We hope that you like this new version, and would appreciate a positive review!

lynnerae ,

Keeps getting better!

I’ve been a casual user of this app for years as I believe their mission is really compelling— and I wanted it ready for use if I were in a situation without internet. The app keeps improving security and encryption — and also adding features. It is a super-useful part of my messaging with close friends... looking forward to a future with even more Bridgefy connections!

Alexgdb ,

Awesome app worked great without network

This is great for the outdoors and places with flaky network. WhatsApp is good but there is nothing more annoying than not being able to communicate in places of low reception. solves this. Only drawback is that you need to get your peers to download it, but hey, same with any communication app.

App Privacy

The developer, Bridgefy, Inc., 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 Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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