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No there is no federated XMPP Client for Android that supports video calling. Federated because there many proprietary XMPP Clients that do so, but they work only within their own network. The reason because there is no such XMPP client is pretty simple: Jingle (the XEP which is used for XMPP video calling), is pretty new and most XMPP libraries don't ...


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Facebook have a separate app these days called Facebook Messenger, this has both Facebook's chat and inbox features in it. Why they've split it out into a separate app now, I don't know, but this should give you what you're after: Facebook Messenger is a faster way to send mobile messages to friends. With Messenger, you can send and receive messages ...


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Google Talk syncs to your Gmail account. This offers free instant messaging to all your Google contacts that you have invited to “talk” with. You can use the services within the Gmail web page, or download Google Talk and install it on your computer or smart phone. Google+ Messenger, originally called “Huddle”, is a sub service to Google+. The big ...


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We all wait for the Android Version of Jitsi which is probably out by next year. It's announced for some time though.


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Google+ Messenger does require the Background data checkbox to receive messages/updates while it's not the active app. However your messages should be sent instantly since the app would be active then. Are you experiencing delays with other messengers using background data as well? e.g. WhatsApp A good discussion about background data, sync etc can be read ...


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Same as in normal chat. One person read message. -- DrKLO (github.com) Source: https://github.com/DrKLO/Telegram/issues/397


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It's not possible - it's universally the case: First off, Allo isn't a Hangouts replacement. You can't set the messaging service as the default SMS client on your phone. It does offer the ability to message a contact that doesn't have Allo installed through Play Services, but that's about it. You can also talk to contacts over SMS, with the message itself ...


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He can add himself only if he leaves and is not kicked out. If he gets kicked out, he won't be able to add himself back. You will have to use the web version of telegram to exploit it. After logging in to the web.telegram.org website, select the group that you left from the left (direction) pane. Now click on the group name from the top bar. In the ...


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Go to Settings -> Under data usage tap More Tap Default SMS app and select your SMS app Source with detailed instruction: http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57613499-285/manage-default-sms-app-on-android-4.4-kitkat/


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You have to remove the automatically added server "hermes.jabber.org". Just leave the field empty. See https://dev.guardianproject.info/issues/2803


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In Facebook, you can change the notification sound from Facebook > Menu > Settings > Notification ringtone. I assume it would be the same for Messenger, never used it though


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Google Talk doesn't have any of those features. It's meant as a complement to Gmail, and it's intended that if you want to send files or persistent things to your chat partner, you'd email them. If you want a chat system that has all the features of WhatsApp, why not just use WhatsApp?


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There should be a menu called "Advanced Features". Tap on that and then you will find something about smart pop-ups. Find the messaging app and disable it from there. On my Samsung A50:


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Yes they can see all those messages, you can see the example here: Example Conversation for those who has been removed from the WhatsApp group. So removing people from the group is not the best way to hide messages.


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It seems like Wazzap Migrator was the answer, it costs money to restore media as well. To extract the conversations + media: 1. Download the free backup extractor http://www.wazzapmigrator.com/faq/free-itunes-backup-extractor-windows. 2. Open it and select your iPhone (it should be plugged in to your PC of course). 3. Go into advanced and check "...


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Have you tried this link? https://support.viber.com/customer/portal/articles/2443290#.V4GpK3UrLQo it has instructions on how to do it.


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You can save a "full page screenshot" using a third-party app like LongShot.


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All the Tinder messages are stored in /data/data/com.tinder/db/tinder.db. Use Root Explorer and extract the data.


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A "mutual contact" can invite someone back into a group. The mutual contact needs to have your friend saved as a contact and your friend needs to have the mutual contact saved as a contact. Source: https://twitter.com/telegram/status/586897156344258560 if a person left a group, only a mutual contact can bring him back (both need to know each other&#...


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What you are asking about is not actually a feature. When you post two messages in a row, initially it is shown as two different messages especially if no one posts in between them. When the chats are refreshed, the two messages are grouped and shown in one bubble separated by a horizontal line to everyone else.


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It is not actually a feature. When you post two messages in a row, initially it is shown as two different messages. When the chats are refreshed, the two messages are grouped and shown in one bubble separated by a horizontal line to everyone else.


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You can use Helium backup to backup all your chats, groups, etc. Moreover, this app can be used to backup all the applications on your phone. You can store this backup on your PC, and when you reset your phone, you can upload the whole backup folder on your SD card and initiate a restore from Helium app. If you are not rooted, you will need its desktop ...


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Looks like there are some clients now. AndroIRC, Yaaic, XdccDownloader and probably even more


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iMessage automatically uses SMS messages for contacts who don't have an iPhone, so the answer is yes: you chat with them by sending an SMS message. Apart from using SMS, there's no way for non-Apple users to get messages into iMessage. The protocol is closed and Apple does not have clients for other platforms, nor an interface for other apps to communicate ...


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You would probably wanna: -Setup a launcher like Nova Launcher (my personal favorite) solely to setup gestures for daily used tasks like calling and viewing SMSs. -With Nova launcher change the icon size to maximum (130% i guess) to make icons more visible. -Go to Accessibility and change the text size. Since it varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, ...


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Google have now integrated all of their chat and messaging services into one app on Android, Google Hangouts (not Babble as was previously rumoured). From the app's description: Use Hangouts on computers, Android and Apple devices. Hangouts stay in sync across devices so you can start or continue them anywhere. In particular Google Talk, GMail ...


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I know that it's possible to use two messaging programs in same time (like two browsers), but i don't think it's possible to one program handles messages from one person and other program handles for other person.


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With the new update to Facebook app now, the chat head is opened whenever I start my chat with a friend. Note that if we want to use the old way of chatting via Facebook, we would use the Facebook Messenger app.


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A free app called Notification Shortcuts gives you the ability to set up a permanent notification that will open an app you specify when you select the notification. You can set up multiple shortcuts and can even set up toggles for wifi, bluetooth, etc, if you want. The downside to this is that when you receive a message, you'll have a second notification ...


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The rumored Google Babel may be the solution you are looking for. Hopefully it will be announced/released before or at Google I/O.


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