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Open is a messaging app to chat honestly with your friends.

It's a safe place to be yourself and share your true thoughts and feelings. Open up to genuine friendships, built on honesty, kindness, and support.

The app anonymously connects you with friends.
• Share without fear of judgment or attack.
• Talk about everything you wish you could but don’t.
• Stop pretending and conforming to the expectations of others.

• Support each other through both the good and bad.
• Honest conversations about what really matters to you.
• Discover that you have more in common than you think.
• Connect on a deeper level without fear of embarrassment.

All members agree to follow a few basic rules:
• RULE #1: Be open and honest about yourself.
• RULE #2: Be kind and supportive of others.
In other words, behave as if you're chatting with a close friend.

* Open has a zero tolerance policy towards mean, judgmental, or inappropriate behavior. Violators will be banned.

Ready? Let's be open...

What’s New

Version 2.17

Minor fixes and improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Joan_Spring ,

Ideal spot for tough chat

One of the best places to get real with each other. Don’t need to worry about privacy. I can talk about things that others might want to keep to themselves. Especially these days when nobody’s wants to be vulnerable to pandemic. My negative thoughts just disappeared after chatting with my anonymous friends.

music lover22 ,


I also got a text with a link to the app because a ‘friend’ was inviting me. The wording made it sound like someone I knew wanted to chat with me directly but anonymously. So I downloaded the app. During setup I went (admittedly, too quickly) through the privacy settings and accidentally agreed to every pop up. The app had full access to my contacts, but again, the way it was worded it seemed like it invited all my contacts to join via text message. I almost had a heart attack. I checked with my mom and she never got a text invite. So thank god! Since it’s all anonymous, it doesn’t really matter whether or not the people I’m talking to are my friends. So the whole connecting with your contacts thing is totally spam. And I know someone from the company will say “sorry you had a bad experience, it’s not spam blah blah blah” but like, there’s literally no benefit to chatting anonymously with friends. It’s nonsensical.

TLDR: anonymous chats are cool, but the anonymity makes the whole shared-contacts thing really sketchy. The only purpose it serves is to get the company more downloads.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the feedback, we are of course disappointed you haven't had a positive experience using Open, but your feedback is really helpful.

Open is a place to chat anonymously within your shared contacts and we are working hard to make this, and its benefits, more clear when you first use the app - including that no friend invites are sent without your instruction.

If you would like any more information about your account, or if you feel you'd like us to remove your account, then send us a message from the 'Contact Us' option in the app, or email help@letsopen.co.

Devo53 ,

A Safe and Comfortable Place

Much like my favorite recliner at my parent’s home, this app is such a comfortable and safe place to open up. I have gained so much support from anonymous friends while dealing with Covid, work, child care, etc. not to mention the open discussions about politics and world events to help me gain a broader perspective. Try Open, you will love it!

App Privacy

The developer, Open Technologies 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:

  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

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

  • Diagnostics

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


Open Technologies Inc.
29.6 MB

Requires iOS 13.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Frequent/Intense Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References


  • Family Sharing

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

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